Technology is often to blame for people sitting down. They sit while surfing the web. They sit while they’re playing video games. They sit if they work with computers. Now a local doctoral student is employing technology to urge people off the couch and into the gym. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Diaz eplains how the student’s new web site can help everyone, including techies, get fit.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/KelseyDiazProject.mp3]
Ocala Regional Medical Center has introduced new minimally invasive technology — called Impella — that helps patients' heart pump blood during high-risk surgeries. Since the first surgery in February, four more patients have gone through successful procedures with the technology.