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Let’s get physical

POP QUIZ: How Physically Active Are You? The statistics show the truth— Americans aren’t getting enough physical activity in their daily lives. According to the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports

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Publisher’s Note: The Central Florida Health News reader survey and what it told us about you

Earlier this year a third party reader survey was conducted by the Verified Audit Bureau of Circulations on Central Florida Health News magazine, and I would like to thank all

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Editor’s Dose: Something a summer vacation should never be without

With four young, very excitable (and sometimes accident-prone) children, there is one thing that we never leave home without, especially when going on vacation: the first aid kit! Last year,

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Healthy Cook: Dad’s special dinner, made healthier

Here we go again. It’s Father’s day. A tie he won’t wear? A fishing lure he probably won’t have time to use? A 6-pack of imported beer? Getting something for

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For him: Taking time to take care of yourself

Local Doctors (and Dads) Share How to Open the Door to a Longer, Healthier Life Fatherhood has many joys, but the stress of being a leader, provider, problem-solver, fix-it man,

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Outdoor safety tips for summer

Just in Time for Fireworks and Grilling Season According to the American Pyrotechnics Association’s National Council on Firework Safety, each year in the United States, fireworks cause 20,000 fires and

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A campaign to help those with hearing loss

How the ‘Loop Florida’ Initiative Will Create Better Quality Hearing for those in Need “Loop Florida” is a phrase that you will be hearing more often from now on. On

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PCMA Letter: Part of the responsibility of being a father

As doctors and parents, this edition of Central Florida Health News hits very close to home for many of us at the Polk County Medical Association (PCMA). One of the

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It’s striking, but deadly

Learn what is fact or fiction about lightning myths and how you can protect yourself from one of nature’s deadliest weapons! You see the flash, you hear the thunderous clap,