July 25, 2014

Healthcare

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

Healthcare 2009

With costs continuing to rise and an increasing number of uninsured patients, Florida's hospitals are bracing for a tough year. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

Healthcare & Employee Benefits 2009

Florida CEOs were asked: By what percent are your organization's healthcare costs projected to rise in 2009? Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

Plant Therapy for Diabetes Patients

Two scientists have different ideas on how to attack diabetes. But one thing they have in common is that they have used fruits and veggies to develop medications and food additives to combat it. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2008

Road to Parenthood

Preimplantation genetic testing and in vitro fertilization let couples minimize the risk of passing along a hereditary disease. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2008

Florida's Economy: How Bad Is It?

Florida is hurting: A regional look at the rough patches and bright spots. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2008

Bouncing Back from a Sports Injury

The prospect of tearing your rotator cuff becomes more likely as you age. For athletes, it can be the kiss of death. But now the science has advanced to speed recovery. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2008

Realignment for Alzheimer Research

From its inception, the Johnnie B. Byrd Sr. Alzheimer’s Center & Research Institute carried heavy political baggage. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2008

New Exercise Equipment to Want

Online fitness equipment retailer Smooth Fitness, based in Pennsylvania, says Florida is one of its stronger states thanks to the number of Baby Boomers, retirees and second-home owners. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2008

A Nip, Tuck That's Less Intrusive

Miami plastic surgeon Alan Serure says people are taking a more proactive role today in fighting the effects of aging. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2008

What the Doctor Ordered in Pensacola?

For 10 years, Al Stubblefield, president and CEO of Baptist Health Care of Pensacola, has been trying to buy West Florida Hospital from Hospital Corporation of America. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2008

The Makings of a Medical City

A “medical city” in southeast Orlando will include a cluster of facilities for research, education, treatment and commerce. The site is part of the 7,000-acre Lake Nona development. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2008

Healthcare Construction Is Bright Spot

Throughout Florida, healthcare is one of the strongest growth sectors. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

Reconstructive Surgery Advances

New procedures are making surgery less intrusive. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

Fraud Inc.

White-collar crime is big business in Florida, generating more money than manufacturing. Medicare fraud alone adds an estimated $12 billion to the state's economy. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

FSU, Mayo Clinic Collaborate On Diseases

Their mutual work on cancer and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s has prompted Florida State University and Mayo Clinic Florida to team up. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

It's Now Easier to Erase Tattoos

Improving laser technology and new, easier-to-erase inks make tattoo removal less time-consuming -- and expensive. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

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