Charlie Patton

Cummer Director Hope McMath resigns

Hope McMath, director of the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens since 2009, announced Tuesday that she is resigning at the end of the month... Read more

Mayo researchers find the act of texting can create unusual electrical activity in the brain

Here’s one more reason not to text while driving:

A team of researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville found that the... Read more

Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville part of a national biobank of genetic samples for the Precision Medicine Initiative

The Mayo Clinic will receive $142 million from the National Institutes of Health over the next five years to establish a national... Read more

UF Health Proton Therapy Institute to undergo $39 million expansion

The UF Health Proton Therapy Institute is preparing to undergo an expansion that will enable it to treat more patients and increase the number... Read more

Jacksonville businessman starts petition to expand Medicaid in Florida

JACKSONVILLE — The political action committee Florida Health Solutions launched a petition drive this week to get a constitutional amendment... Read more

Money from Ice Bucket Challenge helps pay for ongoing research into ALS at Jacksonville's Clinic

Last summer, according to the ALS Association, the Ice Bucket Challenge raised $115 million to help find treatments and a cure for amyotrophic... Read more

Iconolclastic Jacksonville architect Robert C. Broward had died at 89

Architect Robert Broward, an iconoclastic protege of Frank Lloyd Wright who had a 61-year professional career during which he designed 514... Read more

Governor's commission on hospital funding meets with CEOs from UF Health and St. Vincent's HealthCare

The CEO of UF Health Jacksonville said Wednesday during a meeting of Gov. Rick Scott’s Commission on Healthcare and Hospital Funding’s “... Read more

Breakthrough at Mayo in ALS research

In what they call a major breakthrough, researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville replicated a genetic mutation associated with... Read more

St. Johns remains healthiest county in Florida, says Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

St. Johns County is the healthiest county in Florida and Union County is the least healthy county in the state, according to the sixth annual... Read more

Mormon missionaries will offer people attending 'The Book of Mormon' musical a different 'Book of Mormon'

Over the next four days, people attending the Tony Award winning musical “The Book of Mormon” at the Moran Theater will be offered a chance to... Read more

Baptist Health to become part of MD Anderson Cancer Center Network

Jacksonville’s Baptist Health announced Wednesday that it signed a letter of intent to become a member of the University of Texas MD Anderson... Read more

Jacksonville's medical tourism booming: City receiving visitors seeking to take advantage of high-quality health care

Stephen and Gill Jackson and their children, 6-year-old Ethan and 3-year-old James, are on an extended visit to Jacksonville from Newcastle,... Read more

Deadline for buying insurance under the Affordable Care Act is less than five weeks away

With the deadline for signing up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act less than five weeks away, the pace at which people are... Read more

Man killed, lanes closed for hours after wrecker overturns on I-95

A 50-year-old Jacksonville man was killed early Saturday morning when a tire blew out on the vehicle he was driving north on Interstate 95.

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Mayo seeks early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer, a frequently deadly form of cancer, is difficult to diagnose in its early stages.

But a new pilot study at the Mayo... Read more

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