| Jan 17, 2015
| 9:00 PM
After more than two decades at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., Dr. Peter Crawford and his wife, Dr. Jane Chen, decided to move to Orlando in 2014.
Crawford, a cardiologist and a well-known cardiometabolic scientist, was recruited by the...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 9:47 AM
The Florida Department of Health is launching a new oral health screening project in 48 Head Start centers in 29 counties, including Orange and Osceola.
"Early dental care keeps children healthy, and this collaborative project helps to reach more...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 5:10 PM
The City of Orlando filed plans Tuesday to buy hundreds of apartment units from Fannie Mae near the newly renovated Citrus Bowl.
The city proposes to pay $6.85 million for seven west Orlando apartment complexes and resell three complexes for $3.23...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 3:58 PM
More than $142 million in funding could be cut from Central Florida hospitals next year if the state and federal government don't agree to extend a program that pays for the care of low-income and uninsured patients.
Statewide, hospitals could lose $2.2...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 2:12 PM
Four large Central Florida entities have struck up a partnership to attract, grow and retain start-up companies that focus on life sciences.
Florida Hospital, Tavistock Group, University of Central Florida and the AHG Group introduced IQ Orlando this...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 2:56 PM
Police found the sport-utility vehicle involved in Monday's shooting at Bethune-Cookman University, which left three students hurt, officials said.
In surveillance video released Tuesday, a black SUV is seen at 6:40 p.m. pulling into the parking lot that...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 7:49 AM
Here are your stories for Tuesday in Central Florida: no more feeding the dolphins at SeaWorld; manatees caught in storm drain saved; fashion for technology; and Magic playing defense.
1. The tradition of feeding dolphins has ended at SeaWorld's Orlando...
| Feb 20, 2015
Dr. Phillips Center and Florida Hospital have come together to create a school and research center that focuses on the intersection of arts and health, an initiative that could put Central Florida in the forefront of this emerging field.
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:41 PM
TALLAHASSEE — As Florida grows and gets more gray, a shortage of physicians in certain specialty areas could strain the health-care system, leading to longer wait times, lower-quality care and higher costs.
That's the conclusion of a study released...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Homelessness, veterans' issues and politics will be topics this weekend on local public-affairs programs. The lineup:
Incoming House Speaker Steve Crisafulli, R-Merritt Island, talks to Ybeth Bruzual on News 13's "Political Connections" at 11 a.m. and 8...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Their title is “navigator,” and they work at hospitals throughout the region, from Florida Hospital to South Lake Hospital to Orlando Health Heart Institute.
Their job, though, is not about providing new patients with directions to the...