Amy Oshier

Professional Experience

2021 to present: Health and Medical Reporter, WINK News. Previously worked at WFLA in Tampa, WBBH in Fort Myers, and SNN in Sarasota. Also hosted a weekly TV program for the local USA Today Network, was a syndicated health reporter and anchor and traveled the world as a business aviation reporter.

Awards & Recognition

Earned several awards including an Edward R. Murrow, Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement

Working out, dining out, reading, entertaining, exploring new places and meeting new people.

Education

Bachelor of science in telecommunication from the University of Florida.

Likes best about Southwest Florida

The beautiful palms, rich history and friendly people.

Hometown

Melbourne, Florida

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NCH uses GI Genius for ‘expert AI’ second opinion in detecting polyps during colonoscopies

A colonoscopy is a medical procedure many of us dread, but a new device is giving doctors with NCH another set of eyes to...
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Barriers to getting breast exam treatment for younger, women of color

Adult women of all ages are encouraged to do self-breast exams. But the next steps can be confusing if someone under the age of 40...
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Lee Health begins making house calls as facilities fill with COVID patients

As hospitals continue to fill up and walk-in clinics experience long wait times, some wonder what to do if they need care. Lee Health...
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The differences between COVID-19 PCR tests and rapid antigen tests

Two different COVID-19 tests could give you different results. And both could be right. That's the crux of this testing confusion. It turns out they each have...
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COVID vaccines provide long-lasting protection, but will an annual boost be needed?

We're coming up on the one-year mark for receiving the first COVID-19 vaccination shot for many Southwest Floridians. Are we going to be rolling...
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Florida could see up to 80% of people infected with COVID

The level of contagion that we see with the omicron variant shatters previous predictions. Researchers with the University of Florida say that up to...
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Flurona: COVID-19 and the flu can infect you at the same time

You can call it the perfect storm of viral infections. A few cases are showing up of people being co-infected with both the flu and...
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Trends in symptoms of patients hospitalized because of omicron

With COVID-19 cases rising once again, many are looking for hope. One positive sign we've seen is that number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients aren't...
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Music therapy could help improve brain function

Scientists are currently looking into the feasibility of treating "brain fog" with music. It could be as easy as downloading an app onto your...
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ER doctor explains the types of injuries that result from tiger attacks

The jaws of a wild tiger are a deadly weapon. The force of a bite comes in at around a thousand pounds per square...

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