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The Difference Between a Sports Versus School Physical

Before you schedule your child’s back-to-school physical during Back to School Week at Central Florida Health Care, Inc., here are a few key differences between a sports versus school physical.

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Independence for the Mentally Challenged

Story by Lenore Devore Brittany Schirm gets up each morning, gets dressed, eats breakfast, then boards the van to go to work. Her morning routine is just like any other

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Back to School Checkups

It is almost that time of the year again, when children all over the country prepare to head back to school to begin a new year. When scheduling your child’s

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Accidents at Home – What Can I Do?

Accidental injuries in the home account for thousands of ER and office visits in the US every year. The most common are falls. We are all conditioned to call 911

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August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Children require clear vision to be successful in school and extracurricular activities. As children advance in school, the demand for clear vision increases because they spend more time reading and

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Manual, or Electric Toothbrush?

Brushing your teeth consistently is one of the most important aspects of maintaining a happy and healthy mouth. Gone are the days where the only choice we had to make

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A PEAK Annual Wellness Visit Preserves Youth

Are you living your best life? Staying youthful? Part of living your best life is taking care of business, health-wise. We’ve all come to know our responsibility is visiting the doctor

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No Child Starts Behind: Public Education Partnership Making A Difference

by BRENDA EGGERT BRADER A simple game of Simon Says can help a child learn to listen to instructions. Recognizing colors and counting numbers are pathways to preparation for success

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Local Medical Academies Preparing Students for Health Careers

by CHERYL ROGERS Eighteen public schools in Polk County train students for future careers in healthcare through medical or health science programs. Here’s a look at how some of them

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Pop Quiz: Facts and Stats about Immunizations

by ERIKA ALDRICH August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and it’s a good time to explore the topic of immunizations around the globe. The efforts to immunize people against debilitating