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February 13, 2016

Healthcare

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

Trauma in ER

During separate periods — a total of 10 days between mid-February and early March — St. Petersburg’s Bayfront Medical Center had to stop taking trauma patients because it didn’t have a neurosurgeon available. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2008

When Occasional Cocaine Use Becomes Serious

Read about one man's struggles with cocaine addiction. Millions of other Americans are at risk of falling into the same vicious cycle. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2008

Society's Knee-Jerk Inclination for Prescribed Drugs

We Americans don’t like to hurt. And we’re wealthy enough as a society not to have to. When we’re in pain, whether emotional or physical, we’re conditioned to “take something for it.” Read more »
Published on 4/1/2008

No Run-of-the Mill Feat in Marathon

Joyce Evans decides to give her boss a run for his money. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2008

New Treatment Offers Hope in Macular Degeneration

Deterioration of the macula caused by either age or disease is the world’s most common cause of blindness. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

Florida Hospital Plans to Build 'Health Village'

As they prepare to open a $255-million, 15-story hospital tower later this year in the Lake Ivanhoe area, Florida Hospital officials want to build a “health village” surrounding it. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

FIU's New Med School Partners with Medical Centers

Under one agreement, Miami Beach-based Mount Sinai Medical Center will provide training for FIU medical students. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2008

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

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