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PCMA Letter: Be aware and take caution at the beach

  PCMA LETTER Title: Be Aware and Take Caution at the Beach   Besides the fact that June is National Safety Month, June 5-11 is our nation’s official Rip Current

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Taking the fitness fight to the moon

A Community initiative targeting obesity Polk County health officials are targeting obesity – and along with it diabetes, heart diseases and other obesity-related health problems – as part of a

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Publisher’s Note: A quick look at the past and present

  Well, another month has come and gone and I can’t believe it’s already June! It seems like only yesterday we were celebrating the New Year with Dr. Sergio Seoane

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Healthy Cook: Food safety for the outdoor cookouts

  Food Safety for the Outdoor Cookouts The sun is shining and the kids are playing and the picnic lunch is waiting to be eaten. It’s a perfect day in

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A hospital in a garden

Nemours Opening its Child-Friendly Doors This Fall Nemours Children’s Hospital will soon swing open its child-friendly doors in Orlando, providing a facility for Central Florida with a mission to “bring

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Editor’s Dose: My tips if you plan to do a ‘staycation’

  In my opinion, there’s nothing better than summer in Florida. You have the beaches, the theme parks, and of course, the sunshine to beckon you outdoors. For residents planning

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Fun and fit vacation ideas for the whole family

Try these recreation suggestions for staying active while getting respite The many health benefits of regular physical activity include the reduced risk of coronary heart disease, strokes, diabetes, and other

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Pancreatic cancer: The next frontier

Developing treatments and therapies to fight this disease Pancreatic cancer research has proven the advantage of combination therapies, including chemotherapy and radiation therapy when given after surgical resection.  Unfortunately, there

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Different waters mean different dangers

Know the potential hazards and how to use caution Summer has arrived once again. It’s time for barbecues, vacations, and fun in the sun. One of the more popular ways