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  • Readers write on doctor prices, drones

    Time again to empty out my mail bag ... Dear Beth, Appreciated your article on the hospitals purchasing the practices of doctors. It is a deserved knee-jerk reaction on the part of both hospitals and doctors to the prospects of Obamacare. We will now...
  • Oviedo coach Tom Hammontree has heart transplant surgery

    Oviedo coach Tom Hammontree has heart transplant surgery
    Oviedo cross country and track coach Tom Hammontree, 68, underwent successful heart transplant surgery Thursday night at Florida Hospital-Orlando, according to his wife, Jane Hammontree. “He is recovering as expected,” Jane said. “He...
  • 25 most powerful people in Central Florida

    25 most powerful people in Central Florida
    They control some of the largest work forces in town. They can affect your health care, your daily commute, even your kids' education. Some of them have direct lines to the White House. They are Central Florida's power players. And you deserve to...
  • Kudos to lawyers holding a holiday party for foster children

    Kudos to lawyers holding a holiday party for foster children
    Imagine playing Santa to 300 little ones — each of them hurting in some way. There is the 15-year-old basketball standout whose mother and sister moved to Louisiana without telling her, abandoning her. There is the infant born eight weeks ago...
  • R3 app wins Harbor House women's shelter $5,000

    R3 app wins Harbor House women's shelter $5,000
    Harbor House of Central Florida today announced it won a $5,000 grant from the Institute of Medicine and the Avon Foundation for Women for increasing domestic violence awareness. The application, built in 2011 by local app development firm Echo...
  • Cupcake champ Wilder goes beyond sweet

    Cupcake champ Wilder goes beyond sweet
    Florida Hospital's Gourmet Soiree: Dining to a Healthy 100! gets cooking at 5:30 p.m. May 19 at Orlando's Rosen Shingle Creek resort. Chef Robert Irvine, host of Food Network's "Restaurant: Impossible," will be on hand, challenging guests who will don...
  • 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...
  • Ex-UCF student body president joins race for House District 49

     
    Republican Marco Pena, a former University of Central Florida student-body president, filed papers this week to run in an Orange County House district. Pena will run in District 49, which Democrats also have targeted as a possible pick-up seat in the...
  • Swimmer's ear a risk this summer

    Swimmer's ear a risk this summer
    Summer means popsicles, pools, and — swimmer's ear? There's typically a surge of unhappy kids with itchy red ears around this time of the year. Clinics have seen surges of about 60 percent in the number of kids coming in with the ear infection....
  • Head-Injury Cases in Kids on the Rise

    Head-Injury Cases in Kids on the Rise
    The loud crack of Thomas Evans' first concussion startled even those on the sidelines when the high- school freshman jumped up to bounce a soccer ball off his head. Instead, he found his teammate's skull with an ear-splitting whack. Thomas doesn't...
  • Hysterectomy patients to sound off to doctors at free forum

     
    Women who’ve had hysterectomies often come away with mixed feelings about the decision, about their femininity and about their doctors. Now they will have a chance to share those feelings this Friday from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at a free live and...
  • In late budget talks, Senate finds cash for Cannon’s projects

     
    While they haven’t yet finalized a state spending plan, House and Senate budget chiefs were able to find the money over the weekend to pay for at least two earmarks personally requested by House Speaker Dean Cannon. After holding back through...