Meet an Artopian: Dean Gioia

When did you first fall in love with creating art? 8th grade. Art class. Suddenly there was a voice for all the mystical feelings floating in me since early childhood.  What can new artists do to help themselves start their own journey? Listen to your own voice. Do what is important to you (and you…

Perspectives: Chronic Disease Impact

Listen to our Deputy Director, Charlie Adams, talk about HIV/AIDS on Perspectives with Tom Flanigan here. They are joined by Candace DeMatteis, policy chief for the Florida Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease; Brenda Olsen, chief mission officer for the American Lung Association of the Southeast; and Dr. Nicole Bixler, president of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association…

FDA May Lift Restrictions On Gay Blood Donations

WFSU • By ARYANNA DUHL • JUL 27, 2016 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration may be lifting regulations on blood donations from gay men. The move comes after pressure from activists in the wake of a mass shooting at an Orlando gay club and blood shortages that followed. Big Bend Cares Deputy Director Charlie…