July 30, 2021

Economic Backbone

FP&L expands its solar footprint in NW Florida

Matt Valle, vice president of development at FP&L, talks about details of the multi-phase project. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

Climate First Bank plans to supercharge solar loan products

After selling the first bank he started in 2006, Ken LaRoe and his wife bought a small motor home and traveled across country... Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

What happened in Texas raises questions about Florida's power system

After the 2021 Texas power grid failure, questions arise about Florida's power grid, but there are differences. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

U.N. panel casts doubt on dire hurricane season storm warnings

Hurricane season inevitably brings speculation on whether climate change is making the storm season worse. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2021

Laura Kelley of the Central Florida Expressway Authority talks expressway projects

When COVID-19 hit last year, the Central Florida Expressway Authority took advantage of the slower traffic... Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Orlando's new south terminal blends high-tech systems with Florida ambience

Carl Langford, who was mayor of Orlando from 1967 to 1980 and was instrumental in securing the land where Orlando International Airport... Read more »
Published on 4/28/2021

Florida financial planner's post-COVID-19 investment advice

Calling a year like 2020 a “free look” period, Michelle Barron advises her clients to examine their losses in early 2020 and adjust their portfolio if the figures were distressing. Read more »
Published on 3/29/2021

Architectural design around Florida

The former Sarasota High School building along Tamiami Trail was designed in 1926 by architect M. Leo Elliott in the Neo-Collegiate Gothic style. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2021

Effects of coronavirus on the heart still aren't fully known

Along with all the other unknowns about the coronavirus is whether it has long-term effects on the heart. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

Portable organ care system revives hearts, enables more transplants

George Martin's heart began failing in 2012, after he caught the swine flu. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

Ascension St. Vincent's Riverside chosen for Watchman FLX clinical trial

Dr. Saumil Oza says the risk of stroke increases 500% for patients with afib. Read more »
Published on 1/27/2021

Cancer care around the state

Inspired by his mother, who survived breast cancer, clothing designer Galen Magee has been donating about 20 specially designed robes... Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

A side of seaweed?

While seaweed is a popular food in Asia and the Pacific Islands, it's not exactly a staple in the United States — but that could change. Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

Colorectal cancer screening options

An at-home test offers an alternative for some who are skittish about a colonoscopy Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

Bayfront Hospital's new owner and president

Under the majority ownership of Tennessee-based Community Health Systems over the last six years, St. Petersburg's Bayfront Hospital saw layoffs... Read more »
Published on 11/25/2020

Advancements in COVID treatment

Miami-based Jackson Health System has opened a portable triage unit to isolate and treat COVID-19 patients. Read more »
Published on 11/25/2020

Northeast Florida Hospital Boom

St. Johns County, the fastest-growing in Northeast Florida, has seen its population increase by nearly 40% to an estimated 264,672. Read more »
Published on 11/25/2020

Former UCF nursing students research improving COVID-19 patients oxygen levels

The pandemic has highlighted the research of two former UCF nursing students on prone-positioning ... Read more »
Published on 10/28/2020

UCF's expertise comes in handy during the pandemic

One in every 10 faculty members at the University of Central Florida's College of Nursing is certified in health care simulation... Read more »
Published on 10/28/2020

Group from USF finds cheaper way to turn landfill gas into diesel fuel

Tampa company T2C-Energy is designing a facility it hopes to bring online next year that may revolutionize the production of diesel fuel from landfill gases. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

Fallout at JEA continues

An attempt to sell the public utility spawns investigations and a lawsuit Read more »
Published on 8/26/2020

Phase two of the Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville and Wolfson Children's Hospital expansion

Wolfson Children's Hospital completed the first phase of a multi-year, $200-million construction project in May. The hospital, one of five owned by Baptist Health, placed a 110-ton steel skybridge over Palm Avenue in Jacksonville. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2020

Nemours sees 2,200% rise in telehealth visits during COVID-19 pandemic

Nemours Children's Health System launched its CareConnect telemedicine platform in 2015 — but use of the video visit service has surged during the COVID-19 pandemic... Read more »
Published on 7/27/2020

Ascension Sacred Heart's children's hospital $85-million expansion

Only a year after opening, Ascension Sacred Heart's $85-million, 126-bed Studer Family Children's Hospital in Pensacola is undergoing a growth spurt. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2020

Nicklaus Children's Hospital is helping treat children with rare illness caused by the coronavirus

Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami has carved out space in its intensive care unit to treat Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C), a rare illness that can appear several weeks after exposure to the coronavirus. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2020

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You never know what you'll find on new St. Pete Discovery Center Eco-Vessel tour
You never know what you'll find on new St. Pete Discovery Center Eco-Vessel tour

The Tampa Bay Watch Discovery Center is hoping to better protect the environment by educating visitors on this new tour around the pier in which marine biologists will be bringing aquatic life onto the boat.
 

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