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  • Building a better brain: Class teaches seniors how to ward off Alzheimer's disease

    Building a better brain: Class teaches seniors how to ward off Alzheimer's disease
    Gino Bettini raises his arms and stretches to the music. Behind him, 35 other adults are seated in chairs in a strip-shopping-center church — waving their arms in unison. A retired chef, 77-year-old Bettini is here, in a tiny storefront in...
  • Culture of caring: Hospitals reaching out to region's cultural diversity

    Culture of caring: Hospitals reaching out to region's cultural diversity
    At Orlando Health, manager of Language Services and Cultural Development Marisol Romany has come up with her own "cultural toolkit" for working with patients of different ethnic and racial backgrounds. In African American families, elders provide...
  • Technique to shrink varicose veins eases pain, shortens recovery

    Technique to shrink varicose veins eases pain, shortens recovery
    In the time it would have taken Jeff Sorensen of Winter Park to go out to lunch, the discomfort and swelling caused by his varicose veins was safely and painlessly treated at a Maitland outpatient clinic. The 34-year-old pharmaceutical salesman was among...
  • 2010 Orlando Fringe reviews: C

    Here are reviews of offerings at the Orlando International Fringe Festival from Sentinel theater critic Matthew J. Palm, staff writers Tod Caviness, Dewayne Bevil, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Jim Abbott, Martha Phifer, Alsy Acevedo and Fringe correspondent Mary...
  • UCF students help Haitian man with fatal leukemia get care in Orlando

    UCF students help Haitian man with fatal leukemia get care in Orlando
    First-year University of Central Florida medical student Anika Mirick and a few of her classmates recently learned a valuable lesson — outside the classroom — about the power of medicine. Thanks to Mirick and several other UCF students who...
  • Medical device strengthens muscles and hope

    Medical device strengthens muscles and hope
    Crystal Lytle of Winter Garden never knew she had a rare disease caused by blocked arteries at the base of her brain until she suffered a stroke in the middle of the night last March. Called Moyamoya disease, a progressive brain disorder that often...
  • 6/21: Progressions, promotions in Central Florida

    Accounting Jerry Gray has joined McGladrey& Pullen, LLP in Orlando as audit senior. Architecture Carmelo "Mel" Louis Monti, has joined RLF in Winter Park as a senior project architect. Boards of Directors Doug Marrs, manager-engineered systems of...
  • Three blood banks considering merger hire company to come up with new name

    Three blood banks considering merger hire company to come up with new name
    The proposed merger of the three largest blood banks in Florida, including one based in Orlando, is far enough along that a marketing company has been hired to come up with a new name for the conglomerate. The "rebranding" effort is the most telling sign...
  • Competition fierce for hospitals

    Competition fierce for hospitals
    We are about to find out if Orlando can pull off what no other market in the United States has accomplished: three top-tier destination children's hospitals. Nemours Children's Hospital is just 18 months from opening its doors, the final stretch of a...
  • 11/8: Progressions, promotions in Central Florida

    Banking Rosemary Maisenholder was hired as area relationship manager at Florida Bank of Commerce in Winter Park. Boards of Directors The 2010-2011 elected officers of Community Health Centers include Beverly Paulk, retired financial planner and...
  • CEOs give thanks for family, colleagues

    CEOs give thanks for family, colleagues
    This week begins the fourth holiday season since the start of the recession — and the almost-as-ruthless recovery. Foreclosures are still a mess. The federal deficit looms over the government's budget like a TSA agent, ready to pat down Social...
  • 11/29: Progressions in Central Florida

    Boards of Directors The American Cancer Society, Metro Orlando Unit, has appointed the following to its 2010-2011 Unit Operating Board: Chairman, Keith Dunnell, Siemens, Orlando; Secretary, Bob Hayne, Fiserv CVS, Lake Mary; Fiscal Compliance Advisor,...