Abe AborayaHealth Reporter
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Abe Aboraya started writing for newspapers in High School. After graduating from the University of Central Florida in 2007, he spent a year traveling and working as a freelance reporter for the Seattle Times and the Seattle Weekly, and working for local news websites in the San Francisco Bay area. Most recently Abe worked as a reporter for the Orlando Business Journal. He comes from a family of health care workers.
Recent Stories from Abe Aboraya
New requirements that all nursing homes and assisted living facilities have a generator capable of running the air conditioning for four days may put some homes out of business.
A mild stroke sent St. Petersburg resident Lori Ngo to the hospital in May.
“A lot of these assisted living facilities that we would deem the mom-and-pops are not able to keep up with the current Florida building code standards,” said Jason Brodeur, a Sanford Republican who chairs the Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee in the Florida House.
More than five million Floridians are without power – including 931,834 customers in Orange, Osceola, Lake, Seminole, Brevard and Volusia counties. Statewide, five counties have more than 80 percent of customers without power: Lafayette in north Florida, and Monroe, Collier, Glades and Highlands counties in southwest Florida. 99 percent of Highlands County is without power. In Central Florida, Orange C0unty has the most customers without power, while Volusia County has the hi Orange County: 48 percent are without power, or 278,620 customers Volusia County: 67 percent are without power, or 192,371 customers Brevard County: 60 percent are without power, or 185,669 customers Seminole County: 65 percent are without power, or 137,442 customers Lake County: 57 are without power, or 100,684 …
Patrick Kennedy, who has gone from lawmaker with an active addiction to mental health advocate, talks about mental health funding in Florida.
OneBlood is calling for blood donations ahead of Hurricane Irma.
Among all the reasons for rising health insurance premiums, this one might be the most obscure: A long-term care insurer in Pennsylvania just went belly-up.
The CEO of Florida’s largest health insurance company says he expects federal payments to make health insurance cheaper will continue through 2017.
The Trump administration has signaled it will remove transgender health insurance protections. That’s making some people speed up plans for transition while insurance coverage is still guaranteed.
Crime is down in the Pine Hills area.