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Erbes goes from three Purple Hearts to lifetime dental award

The Griffin, Georgia native went on to a 40-year career in private practice in Gainesville, founded an indigent care dental program and helped set Florida patient safety standards as the Florida Dentistry Association's liaison to the Florida Board of

Parents Use Social Media To Share Experiences With Health Providers

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New school district position will focus on efficiency

In this file photo officials with the Alachua County Sheriff's Office, community leaders and parents attend a joint County Commission and Alachua County School Board meeting on the future of the School Resource Officer program at the Kirby Smith Center 

Ripples from Ashley Madison hack rock local marriages

Contrary to the hacked Ashley Madison cheaters' site that offers anonymous opportunities for affairs, infidelity more often includes somebody a child actually knows: a family friend, a neighbor, a parent from Little League or the PTA, therapists and

New GolfNow Gift Card Tees Up the Gift of Golf for the Holidays and Beyond

New GolfNow Gift Card Tees Up the Gift of Golf for the Holidays and Beyond ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A simple solution to the angst of holiday gift giving now comes with the serenity of green grass and wide open spaces. GolfNow, the world's leading technology company specializing in golf-related products

Filling Financial Cavities: How A Loan Forgiveness Program Would Help Dental School Grads

Dread paying the bill after a trip to the dentist? Dental school graduates may have it worse: their student loans.

“I’m looking between $100,000 to $150,000 [of debt],” said UF dental student Ioanna Borissova.

And that’s not including interest.

The average dental student graduates with more than $261,000 worth of debt, according to the American Dental Education Association .

But some Florida legislators want to help students like Borissova pay off that debt faster.

State lawmakers are trying again this year to create a loan forgiveness program for recent dental school graduates.

Here’s how their proposed loan forgiveness program would work:

Graduates must work at a public health program. That means a county health department, the Children’s Medical Services program, a federally funded community health center, a federally funded migrant health center or other publicly funded or nonprofit health care program