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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Fetal echocardiograms give early detection of baby heart abnormalities

A multi-million dollar research grant is making its way to 14 hospitals, including one in Florida, to study the outcomes of adults who were...
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New Florida law allows children with epilepsy to get care they need while in...

It is estimated that 27,000 children and teens are living with epilepsy in Florida, according to the Epilepsy Foundation. Now a new law is making...
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Childhood obesity increases future cardiovascular risks. How to spot those risks early on.

One in five American children is considered obese, putting them at risk for some very adult-like diseases. Can what you eat as a kid affect...
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Blocking pain after outpatient surgeries without the use of opioids

As more scrutiny is put on opioids, doctors are looking at better ways to control pain. We look at how updated techniques are making...
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Dental practice in Collier County offering robotic tooth implant surgery

Like everything else, dentistry has come a long way. Now, robots are being used for a complex oral procedure. Dr. Robert Payne is an oral surgeon...
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New research shows psoriasis inflames the heart

According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, more than eight million people in the United States have psoriasis. Now, research is showing this skin disease...

A window into your brain: Can your eyes predict Alzheimer’s?

When it comes to Alzheimer’s disease, the earlier the diagnosis the better and soon, maybe your eye doctor will be able to diagnose Alzheimer’s...
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Getting to the root of the problem: hair loss after COVID

Hair loss is a common response to stress, and it is proving a very common after-effect in people who contracted COVID-19. WINK news health...
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Improvements to cochlear implants could make them more accessible

A cochlear implant is a device that can help someone hear. But, for years, the devices have not been compatible with MRI machines. This is...
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NCH using high tech tools to train medical residents

The lack of primary care doctors is hitting critical condition as people have to wait months to find a local doctor. To attract new providers,...

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