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  • $2.1 Million Grant Boosts Cancer Trials at Florida Hospital

     
    More cancer patients will be able to participate in cutting-edge cancer research without leaving the community thanks to a $2.1 million grant Florida Hospital Cancer Institute received this month. The three-year grant from the National Cancer Institute&#...
  • Chamber taps one Central Florida exec to replace another

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Chamber of Commerce, one of the largest, richest and most forceful lobbying forces in the state Capitol, has tapped Florida Hospital President and CEO Lars Houmann to be its board chairman for 2012-13. The board oversees...
  • State House race between rookie candidates turns ugly

     
    For weeks, the Republican Party of Florida has paid for ads mocking Democratic state House candidate Joe Saunders, dubbing the civil-rights activist “Special Interest Joe” and claiming the University of Central Florida alum is “new to...
  • Mike Clelland, Linda Stewart, Darren Soto talk to WKMG’s Lauren Rowe

     
    On the local public-affairs front this weekend: ***”Flashpoint” features Democrats headed to the Florida Legislature: Rep.-elect Mike Clelland, Rep.-elect Linda Stewart and Sen.-elect Darren Soto. Lauren Rowe asks about their personal...
  • Our Whole Community celebrates fifth anniversary

     
    Our Whole Community, the Christian organization dedicated to promoting and producing healthy lifestyles throughout Central Florida, is celebrating its five-year anniversary.   “I am thankful to God for the work we have been able to accomplish in...
  • Patients lose when hospitals take over doctors

    Patients lose when hospitals take over doctors
    When a big hospital chain buys an independent doctor's office, we often hear the move will "enhance care," "integrate care" or "improve health-care efficiency." Spare us the euphemisms. Patients are the losers in these deals. We pay higher costs. We...
  • UF study predicts 121,000 jobs created through Medicaid expansion

    TALLAHASSEE -- The state's hospitals made the pitch Friday that accepting federal Medicaid dollars available to states willing to insure more poor people under the Affordable Care Act will be an economic engine for Florida. The Florida Hospital...
  • CFB Top Employers 2012 footnotes

    Adventist: Excludes 2,954 per-diem workers; includes Florida Hospital system and several Adventist Care Center nursing homes. Comcast: Universal Orlando resort; excludes local cable-TV operations. Orlando Health: Excludes 1,632 per-diem workers; does...
  • Mission: Museums

    Mission: Museums
    It started as a fleeting thought brought on by cooler temperatures and sunny skies. "It's interesting how all these museums are so close together," I muse aloud, flipping through a Calendar section. My editor's head swivels toward me. Her eyes light...
  • The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida: Familiar name at top of list

    The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida: Familiar name at top of list
    Collectively, they control tens of thousands of jobs, billions of dollars in tax money, a sports franchise — and one very famous mouse. They are the region's power players. And today we unveil the Top 10 in our rundown of "The 25 Most Powerful...
  • Lake County right to claim share of hospital-district taxes

    Back in March, county commissioners started making noises about asking for a piece of the taxes collected by two hospital districts that cover Lake. Last week, they did it. Commissioners asked for $145,165 total from the two, and the letters warned that...
  • Police: Employee who shot Apopka employer says he was 'scared' of boss

    Police: Employee who shot Apopka employer says he was 'scared' of boss
    APOPKA — An employee fatally shot his boss outside the company's office Tuesday, police said, in a bloody attack the suspected shooter told detectives was an act of self-defense. Nasser Alkattan, 39, died at Florida Hospital Apopka after being...