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Publisher’s Note: Don’t let yourself or someone you know become a stroke victim

MAY IS NOT ONLY a time we honor our nurses, it’s also National Stroke Awareness Month. Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. That means in

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Prevention: Senior Circle helps retirees stay active

A Q&A with Julie Sing AS WE AGE, it’s important to keep our mind and body active. We interviewed Julie Sing, marketing manager/Senior Circle advisor at Lake Wales Medical Center

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Editor’s Dose: Top docs — a call for nominations!

DO YOU KNOW an area doctor who provides exceptional care and service, and has gone above and beyond when it comes to their patients? Tell us more! Top doctors who

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PCMA Letter: ‘Thank you’ can make all the difference

AS WE ENTER the month of May, our thoughts often turn to Mother’s Day, the end of the school year for our children, prom night for our youth, Memorial Day,

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Word of Mouth: More to lose than just a tooth

MANY ADULTS will lose a tooth or have one pulled at some point in time. While losing a tooth can be a less-than-desirable experience, you and your dentist still have

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Take it from a nurse who knows!

Four things you should expect during your hospital stay FROM THE TIME you arrive and are admitted, throughout your treatment, and until the time you are discharged, there are some

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Pop Quiz: Preventing prescription drug abuse in your home

IT’S A STARTLING FACT: Prescription drug abuse is a problem that affects people from all walks of life. Unfortunately, prescription drug abuse oftentimes occurs in the home, with pills and

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Putting together the pieces of dementia

| Keeping our brains fit as we age | BRAINS AGE. As people get older, they may start forgetting appointments, or lose track of days and months. For a while,