Author Archives: Laura McKeeman
In a letter written earlier today, State director of the Florida department of children and families David Wilkins said : “Words alone cannot express the personal sorrow each department employee feels when any child in any situation dies.” The child […]
The idea of starting your own company or developing your own website can seem very daunting without some help. But, learning from someone who has done it already and created something profitable can be just the ticket to your own […]
Your doctor breaks the horrible news to you: You may have breast cancer. It hits you like a brick and then you begin thinking about all the surgical procedures and radiation you will have to undergo in order to try and beat the cancer. But, what if there was an option to help you avoid unecessary surgical breast biopsies? University of Florida researchers at Shands Hospital have an important message for women facing breast biopsies. Dr. Stephen Grobmyer, Associate Professor of Surgery at UF, says invasive surgeries can be limited by an equally effective procedure called a needle biopsy. He spoke with WUFT’s Laura McKeeman.
Governor Rick Scott’s proposed budget calls for a 10% decrease in education spending in Florida. Teachers, parents, and community leaders with close ties to Florida schools are not happy. WUFT’s Laura McKeeman brings us their reactions.
Some of Florida’s treasures may be in danger with budget cuts looming in the distance. WUFT FM’s Laura McKeeman brings us more on the possible closing of some area state parks.
University of Florida scientists are looking into some ways to improve the citrus industry in Florida and around the world. Recently, they’ve pioneered some progress for oranges in particular. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT FM’s Laura McKeeman brings us more on a […]