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The State of Florida Issues COVID-19 Updates

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The State of Florida is responding to COVID-19. In an effort to keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware regarding the status of the virus, the Florida Department of Health

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Gaining a Better Understanding of Pacemakers and Defibrillators

Pacemakers and defibrillators have become so common. Everyone has questions and concerns about these. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers. What are pacemakers and defibrillators used for? Pacemakers

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Use of Opioids as First-Line Treatment a Slippery Slope

What do Michael Jackson, Heath Ledger, and Chris Farley have in common? These are celebrities who developed dependence on prescription drugs that started with legitimate use after injuries or procedures.

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-Related Macular Degeneration, AMD, is a leading cause of vision loss in adults over the age of 50. It destroys the macula, which is the small central area of the

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March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, about 2,000 eye-related injuries occur in the workplace every day. With proper protection, many of these injuries can be prevented.

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Paw and Order

Winter Haven Police Department Therapy Dog Winning Hearts by PAUL CATALA The Winter Haven Police Department wants everyone to know their Miranda rights. In this particular case, those rights include

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The Doctor Is In

Winter Haven Hospital Therapy Dog Zora Is the Perfect Medicine Being in the hospital is scary. Being in the hospital for cancer treatment is even scarier. In fact, there are

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Pop Quiz: Raise Your Shoe IQ for Healthy, Pain-Free Feet

Leonardo da Vinci said, “The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.” Unfortunately, many people are not taking very good care of their masterpieces, and

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Feet First

 AdventHealth’s Dr. Narmo Ortiz Sheds Light on Foot and Heel Pain by TERESA SCIHFFER Oh, my aching feet! We’ve all had those days when our dogs are just a-barkin’ and