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  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   May 28, 2022

    DEPARTING WFTV ANCHOR VANESSA ECHOLS LEAVES LEGACY OF HELPING BREAST CANCER PATIENTS

    Vanessa Echols leaves Orlando after 30 years at WFTV-Channel 9 with more than fans. She leaves a legacy of helping breast cancer survivors.

    Breast, Cancer, Breasts
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   May 28, 2022

    ‘THIS IS US' ACTRESS IN ORLANDO: DON'T BE AFRAID TO ACKNOWLEDGE MENTAL ILLNESS

    Susan Kelechi Watson told an Orlando audience “This Is Us" broke barriers in its portrayal of mental health issues, especially for...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   May 28, 2022

    DOZENS OF GROUPS CALL ON FLORIDA TO RESTART CDC SURVEY ON KIDS' HEALTH RISKS

    Nearly 80 nonprofits and advocates are calling on Florida education leaders to restart a CDC survey on students' safety, mental health.

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   May 28, 2022

    MONKEYPOX ‘IS EXTREMELY RARE': DOCTOR DESCRIBES SYMPTOMS, PREVENTION AND WHAT TO DO IF INFECTED

    Although it's the latest viral threat potentially facing Florida, monkeypox is ‘extremely rare,' according to Broward Health chief...

    Face
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   May 28, 2022

    WHAT'S NEXT FOR COVID-19 VACCINES FOR YOUNGEST US CHILDREN

    A few steps remain before COVID-19 vaccines are available to those under 5. Here's what's next.

    Vaccination
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   May 28, 2022

    UCF LECTURER, COUNSELOR BRINGS THERAPY TO TRAUMATIZED UKRAINIANS

    Dr. Gulnora Hundley, a UCF lecturer and therapist, has found a way to help Ukrainian psychologists deal with trauma of the Russian...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   May 28, 2022

    PFIZER SAYS 3 DOSES OF ITS COVID VACCINE PROTECT KIDS UNDER 5

    Three doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine offer strong protection for children younger than 5, the company announced Monday.

    Vaccination
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   May 28, 2022

    COVID PANDEMIC IS ‘MOST CERTAINLY NOT OVER,' HEAD OF WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION WARNS

    The COVID-19 pandemic is “most certainly not over,” the head of the World Health Organization warned Sunday, despite a decline in reported...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   May 28, 2022

    FLORIDA SUSPENDS ABORTION CLINIC AFTER HOSPITALIZATIONS

    An abortion clinic that serves women from all over the U.S. South had its license suspended this weekend under an emergency order from...

    Hospital, Abortion
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   May 28, 2022

    MONKEYPOX: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE VIRUS

    With the first presumptive case of monkeypox being identified in Florida, people want to know what monkeypox is, how it spreads, what...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   May 28, 2022

    FLORIDA RECORDS NEARLY 100,000 NEW COVID-19 CASES IN THE LAST 2 WEEKS

    Deaths and cases are up this week in Florida, according to the Florida Department of Health.

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   May 28, 2022

    BABY FORMULA SHORTAGE PUSHES CENTRAL FLORIDA PARENTS TO EXTREMES

    Babies are being hospitalized after parents try dangerous substitutions for formula during a shortage.

    Baby, Hospital
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   May 28, 2022

    DESANTIS APPROVES MILLIONS FOR NURSE EDUCATION: WILL THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR FUTURE CARE?

    Understaffing of nurses in Florida's hospitals has become painfully obvious to patients, and new projections show it will worsen over...

    Hospital
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   May 28, 2022

    FLORIDA'S PROJECTED SUMMER SURGE: HOW PROTECTED ARE YOU IF YOU HAD COVID IN 2022?

    A summer wave in Florida could be driven by new forms of omicron emerging in South Africa, BA.4 and BA.5. Here's what to know about...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   May 28, 2022

    IN AFTERMATH OF ROE LEAK, CENTRAL FLORIDA CHURCH LEADERS SHARE RANGE OF ABORTION VIEWS

    Researchers and Orlando clergy members said views on abortion vary widely among pastors.

    Abortion
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   May 28, 2022

    ADVISERS URGE CDC TO RECOMMEND PFIZER BOOSTER FOR CHILDREN AGES 5 TO 11

    Kids ages 5 to 11 should get a booster dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, advisers to the U.S. government said Thursday.

    Vaccination
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   May 28, 2022

    DON'T TAKE A RAPID COVID TEST TOO SOON: HOW AND WHEN TO SWAB

    Rapid tests work to detect omicron and its subvariants but timing is tricky. If you have COVID-19 symptoms, such as fever, cough, congestion...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   May 28, 2022

    LOW-INCOME SENIORS FACE DEADLINE FOR UP TO $5,000 IN ENERGY ASSISTANCE

    Low-income seniors in Central Florida face a May 31 deadline to apply for up to $5,000 in home energy assistance. Here's how to qualify.

    Face, Senior
  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   May 28, 2022

    A THIRD OF US SHOULD BE CONSIDERING MASKS AS COVID CASES RISE, OFFICIALS SAY

    COVID-19 cases are increasing in the U.S. - and could get even worse over the coming months, federal health officials warned in urging...

  • By Orlando Sentinel   -   May 28, 2022

    INTERROGATION, UNCERTAINTY FOR SURRENDERING MARIUPOL TROOPS

    Nearly 1,000 last-ditch Ukrainian fighters who had held out inside Mariupol's pulverized steel plant have surrendered, Russia said...