April 23, 2014

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Fla. Newsmakers of 2009

People who made an impact in business, economy, science, environment, government, education, sports, philanthropy, media and our fallen soldiers. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2010

Human Growth Hormone: Hope or Hype?

It's 'liquid gold' to some, 'snake oil' to others. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2009

Anti-Aging Medicine: Forever Young

Florida is home to more anti-aging doctors than any other state -- and they're finding many patients willing to spend thousands to feel like they did in their 20s and 30s. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2009

New Shands Hospital, a 'Healing Environment'

Walking through the University of Florida’s new Shands Cancer Hospital feels a bit like perusing a Florida art gallery. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2009

Artful Doctors

What do an otolaryngologist, a gastroenterologist, a dermatologist and Muhammad Ali’s fight doctor have in common? They were all featured artists at an exhibit this fall in Boca Raton. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2009

Medical City Is Changing Florida's DNA

Orlando's medical cluster is a big step toward critical mass for the state's biotech initiative. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2009

The Keys to Medical City

Ironically, a medical school wasn’t part of John Hitt’s vision until he learned that "you don’t find a bioscience cluster around anything but a medical school." Read more »
Published on 10/1/2009

Entrepreneurs Aim to Capitalize on Healthcare Reform

A number of Florida firms are among those entering the wide-open marketplace for electronic medical records. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2009

Recession, Reform and Charity Care

Q&A with Dr. Eneida Roldan, President of Jackson Health System Read more »
Published on 9/1/2009

New Way to Make Raw Oysters Safe: Radiation

On average, more than four people die in Florida each year after eating raw oysters. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2009

The Infinite Loser

About 80 Employees of Gainesville's Infinite Energy are competing in a companywide weight-loss competition. Meet some of the contestants and track their monthly progress. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2009

Best Practices in Wellness

Many of Florida Trend's Best Companies understand the link between employees' health and their productivity. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2009

Benefits of Being a Small Company

The best small companies look for ways to offer good benefits. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2009

Florida Trend Reporter vs. Lance Armstrong

Audio slideshow: A Trend reporter tests her physical limits at the National Training Center's Human Performance Lab in Clermont. Find out how this 37-year-old desk jockey fared in an endurance test that pushes an individual to the point of exhaustion. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2009

e-Prescriptions Would Save Lives

PaperFree Tampa has two years to convince 10,000 doctors to switch. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2009

Medical Tourism is Thriving

Florida's medical facilities are cultivating a thriving business among foreigners seeking healthcare. About 400,000 patients visited the U.S. in 2008. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2009

Dosal Tobacco Feels Pack of Trouble

Adding to Florida's cigarette tax is one thing, say Dosal Tobacco executives. But they think it's unfair to slap a fee on their products by retroactively including the company in a legal settlement in which it had no part. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2009

Florida's Most Deadly Jobs

Crashes and gunshots determine which jobs are the most perilous in Florida. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2009

Startup Aims to Make Braces Invisible

A Naples startup company is working to make wearers feel less self-conscious with a new generation of braces and retainers that have nearly invisible wires. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2009

Florida CEO Diets

South Beach, Atkins, you name it, he had tried them all and dreaded the prospect of another diet challenge. But this one worked. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2009

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