Category: State

The Fight to Save Florida’s Medical Marijuana Program

The Fight to Save Florida’s Medical Marijuana Program

By: State Representative Spencer Roach In 2016, Florida voters overwhelmingly expressed their desire for a safe and accessible medical marijuana program, and I am fighting to preserve the medical nature of the program that voters demanded.  What we have now is a recreational drug program masquerading as a medical marijuana program, and the long-term societal […]

Center For Sight Is The First Practice Worldwide To Offer The OptiBlue Intraocular Lens

Center For Sight Is The First Practice Worldwide To Offer The OptiBlue Intraocular Lens

SARASOTA, Fla. (January 25, 2021) – Center For Sight, a multispecialty ophthalmology practice which operates 14 eye clinics and surgery centers in Southwest Florida, is the first eye care practice in the world to offer the new OptiBlue intraocular lens, an advanced intraocular lens technology that filters violet light to improve contrast and clarity for […]

Creighton Construction & Development completes 7-Eleven in LaBelle

Creighton Construction & Development completes 7-Eleven in LaBelle

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 25, 2021) – Creighton Construction & Development has completed the construction of a 7-Eleven convenience store with fuel in LaBelle. The new 7-Eleven is located at 930 S. Bridge St., positioned at the corner of East Cowboy Way and State Road 29. Creighton completed the ground-up construction of the 3,500-square-foot convenience […]

Advocate Radiation Oncology Opens Location In Tamarac

Advocate Radiation Oncology Opens Location In Tamarac

Dr. Thomas J. Klein will see patients at the Tamarac location. TAMARAC, Fla. (Jan. 20, 2021) – Advocate Radiation Oncology has opened a new location in Tamarac to serve cancer patients in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties. Located at 7850 N. University Drive, the Tamarac office features state-of-the-art cancer-fighting machines and the same level […]

FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers Launch BodyQ Diagnostic Tool

FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers Launch BodyQ Diagnostic Tool

SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 3, 2021) – FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers has launched BodyQ, a new state-of-the-art diagnostic tool to measure the health and wellness of an individual’s muscles, joints, neurological systems and overall body functions.  BodyQ uses baseline testing to evaluate strength, flexibility, balance, posture, range of motion, hearing, vision and other factors to calculate an overall BodyQ score. From there, FYZICAL’s proprietary program produces a comprehensive report that patients can review with their physical therapist to […]

$1 Million In HRSA Funding Provided To Target Opioid Crisis

$1 Million In HRSA Funding Provided To Target Opioid Crisis

Community Leaders in Hendry, Okeechobee, Glades Counties Form Consortium (West Palm Beach, FL) Thanks to a recent $1 million grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Rural Communities Opioid Response Program, Hanley Foundation is facilitating a consortium of community leaders to examine the impact of the opioid crisis in rural Florida. The […]

Vote Now To Select Florida’s Strangest News Stories Of 2020

Vote Now To Select Florida’s Strangest News Stories Of 2020

Florida Freakshow podcast celebrates Florida’s reputation for weird headlines Cape Coral, FL (November 19, 2020) – Florida’s reputation for strange headlines serves as a badge of honor for many Sunshine State residents.  But which news stories were the strangest of 2020?  That’s exactly the question that the Florida Freakshow, a weekly podcast that celebrates weird Florida news, is […]

Keep Lee County Beautiful Awarded Volunteer Florida Grant

Keep Lee County Beautiful Awarded Volunteer Florida Grant

[Fort Myers, FL] (November 10, 2020) Keep Lee County Beautiful, Inc. (KLCB) is honored to be one of the 24 nonprofits and service organizations in the State of Florida to be awarded the Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF) grant funding.  Volunteer Florida’s VGF program, which is funded by the federal agency, AmeriCorps, helps organizations recruit skills-based volunteers to serve […]

Tampa Museum Of Art Highlights African American Artists In “Living Color”

Tampa Museum Of Art Highlights African American Artists In “Living Color”

Untitled (Royal Poinciana), n.d. Harold Newton (American, 1934-1991), Oil on Upson board. 23 ½ x 29 ¾ inches. Courtesy of the Asselstine Collection. © Harold Newton. Photography by Tariq Gibran. Tampa, FL –  The Tampa Museum of Art (TMA) continues to celebrate and honor the richness and complexity of Florida’s cultural tapestry with its newest […]

Shell Point Physician Receives Quality Champion Award For Florida

Shell Point Physician Receives Quality Champion Award For Florida

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 29, 2020) – Dr. David Nesselroade, staff physician at the Larsen Pavilion Skilled Nursing Center at Shell Point Retirement Community in Fort Myers, has been named the recipient of the second annual Quality Champion Award by FMDA – The Florida Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. The award was presented by […]

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