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October 6, 2015


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

Yoga Retreats in Florida

From the beaches of South Walton to the posh grounds of Amelia Island Plantation, there are yoga teachers who can make yoga the core of a Florida vacation or weekend getaways. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2008

Health Insurance

Affordability is a key issue for owners and workers. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2008

No Cure Yet for Sleepiness

For now, sufferers of chronic fatigue syndrome struggle to ease the symptoms. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2008

Popping Pills

For hospital patients in pain, the time spent waiting for a prescription pain pill can be agony. But at a few Florida hospitals, patients have more control over pain management with a bedside table-device. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2008

What's Mike Fernandez's Encore?

Mike Fernandez's healthcare companies have returned an average 133% a year over the last 15 years. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2008

Virtual Doctors

Doctors at Orlando Regional Medical Center are using a robot to fill in for them at patients’ bedsides in the intensive-care unit. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2008

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