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.
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The question of friendly fire had plagued law enforcement since the June 2016 shooting left 49 dead during Latin Night at the predominantly gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla.
In the wake of the Parkland shooting, Florida plans to expand paid time off benefits to first responders suffering from PTSD. Those diagnosed before Parkland are not included.
The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., is speeding a political debate in Florida over paying workers' compensation to sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder.
The Pulse Nightclub shootings in Orlando a year ago killed 49 people. It was a horrific scene for first responders, and some are still struggling to cope with what they saw that night.