August 20, 2022

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Florida Power & Light and GE Digital open Microgrid Control Laboratory at UCF

Florida Power & Light and GE Digital opened the Microgrid Control Laboratory at the University of Central Florida... Read more »
Published on 2/21/2022

CarLife connects car dealers with photographers

Even with a shortage of new and used vehicles, dealers still find it helpful in selling autos to get a magazine-quality photo or commercial video of the actual vehicle out on social media rather than stock images... Read more »
Published on 2/21/2022

St. Petersburg improves its housing stock by transforming vacant lots into affordable housing

By dealing aggressively with the owners of dilapidated homes and vacant lots, St. Petersburg has improved its housing stock — and is transforming some vacant lots into affordable housing in the process. Read more »
Published on 2/21/2022

Red 6 aims to use augmented reality and A.I. to train U.S. military pilots

A Florida company run by a former British air force pilot wants to use augmented reality and artificial reality technology to train U.S. military pilots... Read more »
Published on 2/21/2022

Minimally invasive valve replacement procedures are transforming heart repair

Alternative medicine practitioners have long argued that coronary artery disease can be treated safely and effectively with chelation therapy — a process in which chemical compounds are injected into the bloodstream to remove heavy metals from the body... Read more »
Published on 2/21/2022

$37-million NIH grant used to study chelation's effects on diabetics with heart disease

A South Florida cardiologist hopes his second major study ends the debate around chelation therapy... Read more »
Published on 2/21/2022

Dr. Ahmed Osman leads the way with clinical trials for irregular heartbeat treatments

Broward Health Medical Center's leading light for treating heart rhythm disorders, Dr. Ahmed Osman, continues to guide the hospital's build-out in treating irregular heartbeats with new tech and as principal investigator in clinical trials... Read more »
Published on 2/21/2022

Do's and don'ts for a healthy heart diet from a TGH nutrition specialist

“A great way to improve our heart health is to incorporate more fiber into our diet. Focusing on foods that are high in fiber can not only help to lower our cholesterol but also help us maintain a healthy weight since fiber keeps us full for longer and helps us feel more satisfied... Read more »
Published on 2/21/2022

Florida's history as a military training ground now includes providing a base for ‘hostile' air forces

Florida's history as a military training ground now includes providing a base for ‘hostile' air forces... Read more »
Published on 2/16/2022

A Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare doctor talks about AI, medicine and cardiology

Artificial intelligence is playing a bigger role in health care but still needs improvements... Read more »
Published on 2/15/2022

Skyrocketing prices dash dreams of owning waterfront property for many

What's true of real estate in general — limited inventory, soaring prices — is true of beachfront and then some... Read more »
Published on 2/13/2022

Surety Bank finds niche serving clients that other banks shun

When Ryan James took the reins as CEO of Surety Bank, a small community bank in DeLand, in 2009, he planned to focus on marketing and growth... Read more »
Published on 2/10/2022

Florida Icon: Clarence Otis Jr.

We moved to California from Mississippi when I was a child, and from when I was in the second grade on, we lived in Watts. It was a unique neighborhood,... Read more »
Published on 2/9/2022

A profile of Florida's climate, sustainability and energy consumption

Solar provided just 4% of electricity generation in Florida in 2021. Power generation from renewables — biofuels, biomass, hydro, landfill gas, municipal solid waste, solar and wind — totaled just 6% of overall generation in 2021... Read more »
Published on 2/8/2022

AdventHealth for Children in Orlando performs its first Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-Cell Therapy

Between 80% and 90% of all patients treated with CAR T-cell therapy have a sustained response, and approximately half will achieve a sustained remission of at least five years. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2022

Florida cancer care expansions across the state

With growing numbers of aging, wealthy people, Southeast Florida is proving an attractive market for cancer care providers looking to expand. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2022

The Miami Cancer Institute targets improved care for HIV patients with cancer

Dr. Marco Ruiz, a hematologist who leads HIV oncology and HIV stem cell transplantation at the institute, spoke to FLORIDA TREND about the new initiative. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2022

A Tampa General Hospital oncologist takes holistic approach to treating breast cancer

Treating breast cancer goes beyond the physical battle, TGH oncologist Dr. Jamie McKenzie says. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2022

UF Health's plaque therapy spares healthy tissue in eye cancer patients

Plaque therapy spares healthy tissue in eye cancer patients. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2022

Orlando Health Cancer Institute uses cellular immunotherapy to destroy cancer cells

Cellular immunotherapy, which revs up a person's immune system to destroy cancer cells, is revolutionizing cancer care. Two health systems in Central Florida are using the techniques — also known as adoptive cell therapies — to treat cancers that don't respond to traditional therapies. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2022

Limbitless Solutions creates personalized bionic arms for children

Limbitless' bionic arms build on electromyography (EMG) technology, the tech that makes prosthetics mobile. Read more »
Published on 1/18/2022

A snapshot of Florida

Industries across the state are reporting robust activity — some are surpassing pre-pandemic levels of growth. Read the full regional reports - Miami • Southeast • Southwest • Central •... Read more »
Published on 1/17/2022

Northwest Florida's economic forecast for 2022

“In general, hotels in urban centers are not coming back anytime soon. Everybody is looking at 2024 for some kind of sustained recovery..." Read more »
Published on 1/17/2022

Northeast Florida's economic forecast for 2022

Tourism in Clay County turned upside down in 2021, Morgan says. Traditionally, hotels in Clay County have been busy during the week, drawing people doing business with Naval Air Station Jacksonville or the Cecil Commerce Center. “And then COVID happened,” Morgan says. “Now, the weekends are very, very strong.” Read more »
Published on 1/17/2022

Central Florida's economic forecast for 2022

“We have every confidence in Florida's role as the leading global enabler of a new space economy and aerospace industry. In 2022, we will continue to invest in new infrastructure throughout Florida's spaceport system, including the capability statewide to handle 100 launches a year and accommodate launch-on-demand and satellite-on-demand capacity..." Read more »
Published on 1/17/2022

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Video of large waterspout off northwest Florida
Video of large waterspout off northwest Florida

A large waterspout formed this week off Destin in Northwest Florida.

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