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  • Rick Eckstein: MLB family helps loved ones overcome kidney problems

     
    Washington Nationals hitting coach Rick Eckstein donated a kidney to his older brother, Ken, Dec. 8. He is just the latest to give a kidney in a family plagued by glomerulonephritis, a rare kidney disease that leads to renal failure....
  • Video: Darrell Armstrong makes appearance at Florida Hospital

     
    Darrell Armstrong may work for the Dallas Mavericks, but his heart will always be with Orlando. Before Tuesday's Mavericks-Orlando Magic contest, Armstrong took time to visit with families who had been supported by his Darrell Armstrong Foundation for...
  • Video: Dallas Mavericks coach says Hedo Turkoglu not the same threat

     
    Dallas Mavericks assistant coach Darrell Armstrong gave his take on the blockbuster Orlando Magic trades Tuesday afternoon before Mavericks-Magic contest. Armstrong, who played for the Orlando Magic from 1995-2003, made an appearance at Florida Hospital...
  • IceHouse Theatre opens ‘Steel Magnolias’

     
    The IceHouse Theatre will present Robert Harling’s humorous and touching dramatic comedy “Steel Magnolias” Jan. 21–Feb. 13.  Shows are Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.,  and Sundays at 2 p.m. ...
  • Calling diabetic cooks: Recipes wanted for diabetes cookbook

     
    Calling all cooks: Have you got recipes that are useful for diabetes patients? A local hospital is trying to compile a diabetes cookbook and wants your help. The Diabetes Center at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center (located in Daytona Beach) is...
  • Florida Hospital hires new director of ear, nose and throat program

     
    Dr. Joshua A. Gottschall, a board-certified, fellowship-trained pediatric otolaryngologist, recently joined the  Walt Disney Pavilion at Florida Hospital for Chidlren, where he will serve as the medical director of the pediatric ear, nose and throat ...
  • Got questions about overweight kids? Join Wednesday’s webchat

     
    Is your child’s baby fat turning into regular fat? America’s obesity epidemic is claiming younger and younger victims. Join us at noon Wednesday, Feb. 2, to find out how you can fight back. Florida Hospital pediatrician Dr. Angela Fals along...
  • Park Maitland students hold “healthy” assembly

     
    Twelve students at Park Maitland School — who are in Florida Hospital’s Healthy 100 Kids program — held a rallly on Wednesday to teach the whole school how to live a healthy lifestyle. In the photo above, Park Maitland students in...
  • Takeda receives FDA approval for new blood pressure drug

     
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug, Edarbi,  for the treatment of  high blood pressure in adults. Produced by Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Japan's largest drugmaker, Edarbi is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) that lowers...
  • Nemours hires pharmacy and nursing directors

     
    Nemours Children's Hospital — which is building a new hospital at Lake Nona — has hired three new leaders for its new hospital. John Dougherty, former director of pharmacy at Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center in Davenport, will be...
  • Finding someone to speak up for SunRail

     
    I couldn't get Senate President Mike Haridopolos to talk to me last week about his supposed support for SunRail. And I only got House Speaker Dean Cannon to address the issue through his spokeswoman. But a couple of other notable SunRail supporters were...
  • Veep Biden calls for investment, Nelson’s re-election, at Winter Park fundraiser

     
    Now that I've come out of the closet — literally, not figuratively — here's my full pool report on Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Winter Park to raise money for U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Florida: America must invest in innovation and...