On The Docket

On The Docket

On the Docket with Felix Vega of Newsradio WFLA in Tampa brings you the latest legal and political stories making news along with the local issues impacting our community.

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May 7, 2020 11 min
Marvin Coleman, Vice-President of Legislative and Community Affairs for "OPERATION PAR" talks to ON THE DOCKET host Felix Vega about the mental health impacts that isolation, distance learning and staying at home may cause for teens, including an increase of substance abuse.
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ON THE DOCKET host Felix Vega interviews Eckerd College's new President Damian Fernandez who will take over as the school's fifth president this July.
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NewsRadio WFLA's Felix Vega interviews Tampa Police Department's Homeless Outreach Officer Dan MacDonald on how they are partnering with Catholic Charities to open 100-person tent camp to provide temporary shelter, while working to find homeless residents permanent housing and services while also coping with their day-to-day fears about the Coronavirus in another vulnerable population.
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We have heard from doctors and health officials about the effects of the Coronavirus outbreak in Florida. As major events are being "postponed" like Ultra Music Festival in Miami and now the SXSW Festival in Austin, I brought in Programming Director and Host of Evolution Radio on the iHeartRadio network, and colleague, Brian Fink. He explains the impacts, the experience and offers his insight into how performers and fans r...
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This week ON THE DOCKET: SEARCHING FOR LIFE: DEALING WITH DEMENTIA AND ALZHEIMER'S - One of the most hard-hitting and informative interviws we have done with Dr. Angela Hill - Chair of the Department of Pharmacotherapeutics and Clinical Reserach at the University of South Florida College of Pharmacy on what caregivers and patients need to know about drug treatments, interactions and keeping loved ones safe when it comes to Deme...
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On this special edition of ON THE DOCKET, host Felix Vega talks to Lauren Cury, Director of Aging and Disability Resource Center, part of Tampa's Senior Connections Center about adult living alternatives, community resources for caregivers and patients, and where you can find much needed help availalbe. While listening to Lauren's interview, here are the phone numbers and links to services you can use right now:
AGINGLIFECA...
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ON THE DOCKET host Felix Vega talks with Lori Grismore of the University of South Florida's Byrd Alzheimer's Intitute about identifying some of the signs of Dementia and Alzheimer's when it comes to the ability to drive. For many patients it can be viewed as one way to take away their independence in the early stages of a diagnosis. Learn how you can have a productive conversation and find the right solution to keep th...
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In our next installment of ON THE DOCKET: SPECIAL EDITION - Dealing with Dementia and Alzheimer's: If you have never heard of or understand the term "Caregiver" when it comes to dealing with a loved suffering from one of the Dementias, including Alzheimer's, News Radio WFLA's Felix Vega speaks with Eileen Poiley, Education Director of the University of South Florida Byrd Institute, about his own experience and...
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In this week's edition, On The Docket host Felix Vega of NewsRadio WFLA in Tampa speaks with Dr. Amanda Smith of the University of South Florida Byrd Alzheimer's Institute about the Clinical Trial process in the fight against Dementia and Alzheimer's, how the process works and how a loved one who has been diagnosed can participate in the Byrd Institute's current trials in Tampa
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Felix Vega presents Searching For Life: Dealing with Dementia and Alzheimer's - Diagnosis and Treatment. This first episode has Dr. Amanda Smith from the University of South Florida. Byrd Alzheimer's Institute explaining the need for a good initial diagnosis and what to expect in treatment.
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