October 24, 2016


Medical Sims: A Dose of Reality in a Virtual World

UCF’s Institute for Simulation and Training combines real and virtual images to better train war-zone medics and ambulance drivers. Watch the video report. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2008

Medical Simulation, a Key Industry

Central Florida’s simulation industry is working on creative ways to combat what the military has identified as the three most preventable types of battlefield deaths: Blocked airways, collapsed lungs and hemorrhaging. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2008

Orlando Diet's Detox Day

An Orlando doctor suggests one day a week of consuming nothing but liquid and fresh fruit. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2008

Healthcare & Employee Benefits 2008

Cost increase Overall, by what percent are your organization’s healthcare costs projected to rise? 2007 Change from 2006 (% pts.) 0 to 9% 45% +7 10 to 19% 48 0... Read more »
Published on 1/1/2008

Healthcare 2008

The Florida Medical Association pleads for more residency programs. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2008

Broward's Healthcare Challenge

Alan Levine, former head of the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration, took the top job at the North Broward Hospital District in 2006. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2008

Icon: James Robert Cade

Physician, Gatorade Inventor. Cade died Nov. 27 at age 80. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2008

Working at Change

FPL’s Employee Health & Well-Being Program, created in 1991, offers the company’s 14,000 employees health education, wellness counseling and health assessments. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2008

Multimedia: Patients' Relief Comes from Art

Through art, mentally ill patients can express themselves and hope for recovery. Follow Trend’s Amy Keller as she visits South Florida State Hospital and documents some lifesaving artwork. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

Are You Sure You Want Fries with That?

The FDA suggests a 2,000 calorie diet with no more than 65 grams of fat. You might want to think about that before ordering that burger and fries. Check out the calorie/fat content of various fast foods. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

A New Mindset for Prison Operator

GEO Group's move into mental health has some lessons for future privatization efforts. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

Grant Targets Juvenile Diabetes

Jeffrey P. Krischer, a professor of pediatrics at the University of South Florida, received $169 million from the National Institutes of Health to coordinate a 10-year international study of juvenile diabetes. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

Lowering the Risk of Alzheimer's

Diets high in omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease. Now a University of Florida study says omega-3s also might thwart the onset of type 1 diabetes in children. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007

A Soda Crack-Down at School

A state lawmaker wants to ban beverages with high-fructose corn syrup from public schools. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2007


Hotelier Harris Rosen is still making revolutionary inroads on his company's healthcare plan. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Flu Prevention: Change of Seasons

Red Tide, an algae bloom found along Florida’s coasts, can cause coughing, sneezing and other respiratory problems. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Executive Workouts

Executive workouts for busy professionals. Meet the Thai Breaker. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Clearing the Air of CFCs

The end is near for CFCs used in inhalers. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Oxygen Bars: O So Good?

You don’t have to be a patient in the hospital or a pro athlete to get a dose of oxygen anymore. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2007

Filling a Nursing Need

Florida, and only the sixth in the nation, to offer a master’s degree in family nurse practitioning with a subspecialty in emergency nurse practitioning. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

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