| May 10, 2011
| 3:43 PM
The Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute scored $300 million in 2006 when it agreed to set up shop in Central Florida, making it one of the largest beneficiaries of public incentive money in state history.
Just five years later, the institute...
| Dec 30, 2010
Are you always tired? Do you have trouble concentrating or get frequent headaches? If you work odd hours, you might have Shift Work Sleep Disorder (SWSD).
"Shift Work Sleep Disorder is when someone has trouble sleeping because you work nights or have...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 8:25 PM
As has become our recent habit, my family spent this past Christmas with my wife's kin in Atlanta.
But this year's yuletide had an almost palpable chill in the air, like the frosty fog schoolchildren huff from their nostrils on wintry mornings. The...
| Jan 23, 2011
First of two parts.
Most everybody knows this axiom: Don't pick a fight with people who buy ink by the barrel.
Is it possible that Norman Anderson never heard it?
Anderson is an Ocala cancer doctor who founded the Robert Boissoneault Oncology Institute...
| Jan 26, 2011
Second of two parts
Sunday's column began to examine a controversy in The Villages that surrounds the Moffitt Cancer Center, which is scheduled to open in the fall.
The building to house the center is being paid for and constructed by H. Gary Morse and...
| Sep 16, 2010
When my veterinarian told me it would cost $800 to have my dog Max's teeth cleaned, I almost fell over.
"Isn't that a little steep?" I gasped.
"We have to remove a few of them, and we'll have to put him under," the vet explained. "Plus he's older, so...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 4:33 PM
I am sitting with the editorial board, watching Charlie Crist deliver the perfect sales pitch in these turbulent political times.
We have intransigence from the right and intransigence from the left. We have two warring factions in their concrete...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 6:17 PM
John Seward never lost his affection for Duke basketball. A former all-conference forward, he returned to campus for games, ventured to a Final Four and held coach Mike Krzyzewski in high regard.
But Duke basketball did lose Seward after his first two...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 12:14 AM
During Mama’s era, the early 1900s, every woman knew how to sew. Dime stores, and department stores, all sold fabric. Until a few years ago our county still had many places selling fabric. Now there are only a few. Part of the reason for this is...