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Bondi Enlists ER Doctors in Fight Against Human Trafficking

July 25th, 2014 | WMFE, Orlando- Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is launching a new partnership with Emergency medical workers to try to curb human trafficking.

Planned Parenthood in Kissimmee Hit with Temporary Injunction

July 25th, 2014 | WMFE, Orlando- A planned-parenthood clinic which opened in Kissimmee this month has been told by a court it can't perform some of the services it offers- including surgical abortions.

Supreme Court Rules Some Employers Exempt from Covering Contraception on Religious Grounds

June 30, 2014 | WMFE, Orlando - The Supreme Court ruled today that some corporations can hold religious objections that will allow them to opt out of a health law requirement to cover contraceptives for women.

In National VA Audit, Orlando Ranks 7th with Number of New Patient Veterans Waiting 90 Days or More for Care

June 10, 2014 | WMFE, Orlando - The Department of Veterans Affairs released a report this week detailing a nationwide audit of its facilities.

Meningitis Case Confirmed in Seminole County

June 3rd, 2014 | WMFE, Orlando- An 18 year old Seminole County woman has been hospitalized with bacterial meningitis.

New Health Center Targets Eatonville's Sky-High Diabetes Rate

May 28, 2014 | WMFE, Orlando - A new health center in Eatonville will open Saturday, taking aim at diabetes. Twenty-four percent of Eatonville residents suffer from the disease, nearly three times the national average.

President Obama Funds Youth Concussion Research

May 29, 2014 | WMFE, Orlando - The White House is launching new efforts to reduce childhood concussions. The announcement came during a summit on sports-related concussions in children on Thursday.

US Tennis Association Plans 100 Court Complex at Lake Nona

May 14th, 2014 | WMFE, Orlando- The US Tennis Association says it will build a 60 million dollar training and development center in Orlando.

Healthy Central Florida To Fund Innovative Healthy Food Projects

Better access to healthy foods is a key mission for Healthy Central Florida, so this year it's offering 25-thousand dollars in grant money for new ideas aimed at improving food sources for the cities of Maitland, Eatonville and Winter Park. Some people planning to attend the May 14th grant workshop have already put their ideas in play.

UCF College of Medicine Getting Ready to Graduate Its Second Class

The University of Central Florida's College of Medicine graduates its second class May 16th, and that means the area can look forward to a wave of homegrown doctors.

More Patients Are Turning To Hippotherapy

When children struggling with disabilities go as far as traditional physical therapy can take them, both parents and doctors begin looking for alternatives. And increasing numbers of them are finding that alternative in hippotherapy.

Laid-Off Workers Should Be Told About Online Health Insurance Exchange

May 5, 2014|WMFE Orlando. The White House is telling employers that when laid-off workers are given their Cobra option, they must also be told about the online health insurance marketplace.

Summer of Dreams Keeps Kids Fed and Active

A Memorial Middle School 6th grader says he's excited to be part of the Summer of Dreams program this year- which is kicking off its fourth year of helping Central Florida homeless kids make it through summer.

SunRail Users Likely To See Health Benefits

Potential freedom from I-4 might be the single biggest cause of excitement surrounding SunRail. But SunRail offers us more than an escape from gridlock. It offers the chance to live in healthier communities.

UF Study Finds School Environment Key To Promoting Health

A University of Florida study published this month shows that the school environment plays a big role in the health of children. The study's findings mirror the results of some local programs aimed at making school health-promoting.

Special Series: Health Care Reform in Central Florida

  • Intersection | The year in politics, health care reform from an international perspective
  • Legislative Leaders Laying Down Rules for Upcoming Session
  • Health Care Reform Survey Results
  • Health Reporter in Berlin Compares German and American Health Systems
  • Public Weighs in on Health Care Reform in Central Florida
  • State Senate President Gaetz: Florida Will Work with Feds to Work Out Health Care Details
  • New Docs Consider Shape of Medicine Going Forward
  • State Democratic Leader Blames Republicans for Delay in Health Care Plans
  • Local Patients Share Affordable Care Act Experiences and Expectations
  • Capitol Health Care Hearing Turns Raucous
  • Fishkind Commentary: Health Care Act Will Boost State Economy
  • Intersection | What health care reform means to Central Florida
  • WMFE Launches HealthCare Reform in Central Florida Series

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