July 29, 2014

Healthcare

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

Healthy

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

Race Against the Clock

Collier County has began testing a new “pit-crew” approach to the lifesaving process. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Breast Cancer: A Cultural Divide

Outreach efforts aim to tackle taboos among some ethnic groups. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Wings and a Care

From a marketing standpoint, it seemed a natural fit, but Hooters traditionally shied away from anything to do with breast cancer awareness or fund raising. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2007

Fat Chance

Doctors are zeroing in on another reason for men to avoid a fatty diet: Prostate cancer. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Beaming

UF institute offers proton therapy. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

Medicaid Reform Progress Report

The glitches in Florida’s Medicaid reform pilot program aren’t likely to derail an expansion across the state. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2007

How Low Can You Go?

New cholesterol guidelines are likely to get even lower. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2007

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