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Making the Most of Your Child’s Back-To-School Physical

A back-to-school physical is more than just a routine doctor appointment. It’s a great way to get your child’s school year off to the healthiest start possible.  Back-to-school physicals (also called well-child exams) are a chance for the doctor to...

Wear Sunscreen Everyday for Healthy, Protected Skin

Wear Sunscreen Everyday for Healthy, Protected Skin  This time of the year is the perfect opportunity to explore a new beach, play poolside or head to a local park. As you head outside, be sure you and your family enjoy...

Ladies, Here’s How to Pamper Your Heart at Any Age 

What do you think is the most common cause of death among women? If you said, “heart disease,” you’re one of a growing number of people recognizing the central role of heart health in women.  Heart disease is responsible for...

5 Medical Conditions That Impact Women More Than Men 

5 Medical Conditions That Impact Women More Than Men  Being a woman comes with so many blessings. Our bodies can do unique and amazing things — like growing life. But if you’re a woman, you’re also at greater risk for...

AdventHealth Lake Wales Achieves Leapfrog Grade “B” in Patient Safety

AdventHealth Lake Wales Achieves Leapfrog Grade “B” in Patient Safety The hospital raised its patient safety score from a “C” to a “B” from The Leapfrog Group. (May 10, 2022) Lake Wales, FL – AdventHealth Lake Wales has achieved a “B”...

Kitchen Emergencies and What to Do 

While the kitchen is often thought of as the heart of the home, with everything good comes the other side. Kitchens are where we come together as families to cook, bake, share and bond. But there are also hidden...

What Is That White Stuff In The Back Of Your Throat

Have you ever noticed a small, white or yellow lump at the back of your throat that resembles cottage cheese? Or perhaps two of them on either side of your throat in the little pockets? Those little suckers are called...

Type 1 Diabetes

Most people would never associate diabetes with an autoimmune disease. Because diabetes has to do with only your sugar. Right? Glucose (sugar) levels do play an important role in type 1 diabetes but is not the real culprit.  Type 1 diabetes is...

AdventHealth sees promise in repurposed drugs to treat the most severe cases of COVID-19

AdventHealth sees promise in repurposed drugs to treat the most severe cases of COVID-19 Medications previously used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and Ebola are being pressed into service against the deadly coronavirus. ORLANDO, Fla., April 16, 2020 — As physicians face rising numbers...

Coping With Mental Health While Social Distancing

Everyone’s world has been turned upside down, so I put together a list of things experts are suggesting may help you cope during this time. I want to reiterate I am not a medical professional. There are some websites...
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Truck driver hit and killed by car while checking his jackknifed truck on US 17 In Polk County

Truck driver hit and killed by car while checking his jackknifed truck on US 17 near Bartow A truck...
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