August 2018 Contents

Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue


Florida's Best Companies

Florida's Best Companies to Work For 2018

Best Companies to Work For 2018

The list of 100 Florida companies ranked as best to work for.

New-Hire Perspectives

Employees talk about what attracted them to the companies where they work and what they now like best.

Economic Backbone

Pediatric Care
Quiet Giant

South Florida's Pediatric Associates treats half a million patients in 35 cities.

Community Portrait

Daytona Beach and Volusia County

New residents and businesses are flocking to the region.

Company Profile

Harvesting Rooftops

The timber and real estate company envisions its 261-acre Wildlight project as the beginning of something bigger - it owns another 25,000 acres within five miles of the project.


Up Front
Healthy Outlook

Nemours is one of four hospitals in Florida that specialize only in pediatric health, focusing on clinical work as well as research and education. Yet plenty of other Florida hospitals have special wings that concentrate on children’s health and provide great service.

Endless Arrays

Food halls are spreading across Florida - for good reason.

Judith A. Bense

"We are a product of our past. The fact that we are an old historic city is part of the pride of Pensacola and Northwest Florida."

Editor's Page
Going Fishing

A glimpse into the future of aquaculture?

Florida's Health: Checkup

How Healty is Florida?

How Healthy is Florida?

Quality-of-life factors; top 10 killers; Florida's doctors' notable trends

'Health in all policies' takes root

Individual and community health often are a function of larger social and economic factors such as income, education and social engagement.

Babies in Florida

Birth Rates; Florida’s Caesarean Line; mothers who smoke; obesity and pregnancy; breastfeeding

Healthier Approach

Hotelier Harris Rosen’s venture into health care is still reaping rewards.

The Bug Buzz

Florida is fertile ground for Zika, dengue and a slew of other viruses that may piggyback on tourists.

A Pattern of Cuts

By one measure, the state cut its total spending on public health by 35% between 2009 and 2015.

Around the State

Women Helping Women

Aminta Ventures aims to foster a base of women investors.

Kid Friendly

Hospitals in Southeast Florida are bucking the national trend on pediatric centers.

Coordinated Care

Tampa General partnership aims to create more effi ciencies in patient care.

Feeling at Home

Daytona State College reaches out to homeless students.

Job Hopes

Two state grants target areas of opportunities for Columbia County.

Pump Alert

Diatech's new sensor can detect when an insulin pump isn't working properly.

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Florida Trend Video Pick

Florida panthers, skunks and primates among 1st to get vaccinated against COVID at ZooTampa
Florida panthers, skunks and primates among 1st to get vaccinated against COVID at ZooTampa

The push for protection against COVID-19 is moving past humans and into the animal world. From lions and tigers in Washington, D.C., to gorillas in Atlanta and a ferret in South Florida, several animals across the country have tested positive for the virus. ZooTampa at Lowry Park says it hasn't had any animals test positive but is getting ahead of the game by beginning to vaccinate animals that have been identified as most susceptible to COVID.


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Ballot Box

Florida Senator Jeff Brandes is proposing a bill for a new bird to replace the current state bird - the mockingbird. What type of bird do you think would be a better replacement?

  • Osprey
  • None - keep the mockingbird
  • Red-shouldered hawk
  • Flamingo
  • Brown pelican
  • Ibis
  • Great blue heron
  • Scrub-jay
  • Roseate spoonbill
  • Other (Please share your comments in the comment section below)

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