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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Electricity vs. magnets; which is better for treating depression?

Depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the U.S. An estimated 21 million adults had at least one major depressive episode...
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LIFT-AD trial for moderate Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, and the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. More than five million...
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Dispatch Health at forefront of house call resurgence in health care

The pandemic forever changed many aspects of health care, including how we access medical services. But one time-honored practice is making a comeback. Always on...
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HoLEP treatment relieves enlarged prostates

By the time they reach 50 years old, 30 to 50 percent of men will experience benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, also known as...
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Fatty liver disease skyrocketing and most who have it don’t know

It's estimated a hundred-million Americans have it, and the vast majority don't know it. And what they don't know, could harm them. Medical experts say...
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New COVID-19 omicron variant circulating in U.S.

A new variation of the omicron strain of COVID-19 is now circulating. The CDC has confirmed the strain is present in Florida. This subvariant is called...
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Medicine vending machine makes patient care easier at Shell Point Retirement Community

It's not uncommon for an elderly person to take as many as 10 different medications in one day. Multiply that by 100 people and you...
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Preventative care: When is the right time to get a colonoscopy?

Imagine a doctor telling you you're too old for a colonoscopy. It can happen because guidelines suggest stopping at age 75, which could be at...
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New study to determine if COVID vaccine prevents infection or lessens symptoms in cancer...

While COVID-19 cases have declined, one segment of the population remains especially cautious, and that is cancer patients. In a new research study, researchers set...
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Study finds e-cigarettes least helpful way to quit smoking

A long-term study shows e-cigarettes are not providing the smallest benefit many smokers hoped for. It's widely thought swapping traditional cigarettes for electronic ones is...

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