Another prescription that is being found to heal patients is through the arts. Shands Arts in the Medicine hosted “Faces of the St. Francis House” portrait exhibition. Paintings were done by local artists. Artwork will remain on view from July 7th through July 29 at Shands Cancer Hospital at the University of Florida. WUFT’s Dina Lewis talks to one of the featured artist Marley Plomer and talks about how Plomer began painting.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/PlomerLewisQA.mp3]
An Alachua County couple sees through "community water test" survey kits, which are not an official warning of water quality issues, according to the County health department. The kits were distributed by The Science of Water LLC, a private water treatment company.