December 6, 2022

Healthcare

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

Filling a Void

Professor's discovery offers a lifetime of cavity protection. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Opening the Door

It’s no accident that the education and administration building at Florida State University’s $60-million medical school complex bears the name of John Thrasher. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Florida's Existing Med Schools

University of Florida College of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

A Focus on the Underserved

UCF’s Dr. Deborah German and FIU’s Dr. John Rock will be only the third and fourth people in the nation to build a med school from scratch in nearly 30 years. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Med School Startups

UCF’s Dr. Deborah German and FIU’s Dr. John Rock will be only the third and fourth people in the nation to build a med school from scratch in nearly 30 years. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

The Weight of Expectation

UCF’s Dr. Deborah German and FIU’s Dr. John Rock will be only the third and fourth people in the nation to build a med school from scratch in nearly 30 years. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2007

Women's Health: Across the Lifespan

Find out what are women's health issues across the generations. This article is the second in a two-part series encouraging businesses to promote women's health. Read more »
Published on 6/26/2007

Surgery Aid

Cardiovascular Sciences has developed a material that can be applied internally during surgery to prevent the formation of adhesive scar tissue. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Online Access

Within the next five to 10 years every Floridian's medical records may be little more than a click away. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Breathing Lessons

Dr. Lyn Johnson says too many people breathe too quickly and inhale longer than they exhale, which can raise blood pressure. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

High Anxiety

Floridians are a stressed out bunch. One particular source of stress this time of year is the threat of hurricanes. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2007

Skin Deep

Research is showing promise in treating skin cancer. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2007

A Growing Concern

Every seven seconds, a Baby Boomer turns 60, Assistant U.S. Secretary for Aging Josefina Carbonell said when she testified before the U.S. Senate. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007

Trendsetters - Healthcare - April 07

Stephen Sanders, School of Physical Education, USF; Lisa Witherspoon, XRKade Research Lab, USF; Todd Keller, IMC Healthcare; Frank Sacco, Memorial Healthcare System; Kelley Rice-Schild, Floridean Nursing and Rehabilitation Center; Nisha M. Broodie, Univer Read more »
Published on 4/1/2007

Focusing on a Niche

Dr. Barry Kay got the idea to offer after-hours and weekend eye exams after working late at his Hollywood Eyes office. Executives strolled in, he says, after dining at neighboring restaurants. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Aftermath of a Drug-Testing Firm

What happened to SFBC International, a once fast-growing drug-testing firm in Miami? Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

Fear Factor: Medical Malpractice

Legal reforms have brightened the medical malpractice horizon, but physicians are still wary of lawsuits -- and still angry at high insurance premiums. More than 2,000 now choose to go without insurance. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2007

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In the parking lot of an abandoned grocery store, a food drive meets needs
In the parking lot of an abandoned grocery store, a food drive meets needs

Over the course of the morning, volunteers will hand out boxes full of produce and pantry items. More than 300 people will walk — or drive — away with cartons of eggs and gallons of milk, bread and pastries and cereal. They’ll leave with bags of bananas, and apples and meats that they’ll feed to their families.

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