A Night for Heroes 2013: Nothing's going to break his stride

When Sam Bellett woke up that dark summer morning, his future couldn’t have been much brighter. He had just turned 16 and was a week away from starting his junior year in a rigorous academic program at Mandarin High School. He had recently earned a spot on the cross-country team and was on his way to becoming an Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Boy Scouts. At about 6:15 a.m. Aug. 18, 201... [More]

UF doctor gives local writer hope as she battles debilitating disease

Published: March 30, 2012

Category: Neurology, Neuroscience Institute

I had spent the past 25 years of my life writing. I was a business reporter, the author of four books, the owner of a genealogy company and founder of Florida Caregiver Magazine, but that all changed when I lost the use of my right hand. In January, 2010, I was in Chicago helping my daughter when I noticed that my right hand started locking up. When I returned home in April, I started dropping th... [More]