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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Doctors are encouraging kids to get HPV vaccine

The weeks before school starts is when a lot of parents are considering vaccinations. Vaccines have been used to treat illnesses like COVID, the flu...
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PING: Brain surgery without a knife

For many people living with epilepsy or movement disorders, like Parkinson’s and Tourette’s syndrome, brain surgery becomes the only treatment option. Now, scientists are working...
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HAI cancer treatment from the 1990s coming back

A new study supports a delivery system used in the 90s to target some of the hardest to treat cancers without impacting the rest...
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3D mapping to find and treat heart arrhythmias

One in 18 people in the U.S. has a heart arrhythmia. A recent study suggests that one in four adults over the age of...
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Monkeypox vaccines and outbreak control

Monkeypox cases in the state of Florida continue to climb while the State Health Department reports more than 300 cases. The FDA expedited releasing 750,000...

Big hope for little hearts: Stem cells save lives

Almost one out of 100 babies is born with a heart defect each year in the United States. Many of these babies will need...
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Sudden cardiac arrest in student athletes: Know the risk factors

The effects of sudden cardiac arrest can be quick and deadly. The condition happens when there’s an abnormality in the heart’s electrical system that...
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The growing movement of ‘slow medicine’ gives more patient-doctor time

Have you ever felt like you were spending too much time in the waiting room and not getting enough time with your doctor? That's one...
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First monkeypox case reported in Lee County

The Florida Department of Health is reporting a monkeypox case in Lee County. This marks the first case in Lee County. A previous case was...
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Untreated cytomegalovirus infection in babies causes loss of hearing

In the U.S., nearly one in three children are already infected with cytomegalovirus or commonly known as CMV, by age five. The CDC said, over...

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