Abe Aboraya

Health News Florida reporter Abe Aboraya works for WMFE in Orlando. He started writing for newspapers in high school. After graduating from the University of Central Florida in 2007, he spent a year traveling and working as a freelance reporter for the Seattle Times and the Seattle Weekly, and working for local news websites in the San Francisco Bay area. Most recently Abe worked as a reporter for the Orlando Business Journal. He comes from a family of health care workers.

Contact Abe at 407-273-2300 x 183 on Twitter @AbeAboraya or by email

Orange County leaders will meet Tuesday to discuss banning medical marijuana retail centers.


Orange County plans to spray 85,000 acres for mosquitoes starting this week.

It’s the middle of the day in Deland, a city between Orlando and Daytona Beach. Temperatures today are in the 90s.

OneBlood is calling for blood donations ahead of Hurricane Irma.


The Florida Department of Health has chosen five new marijuana growers in the last few weeks.

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