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FSU/BayCare Program’s Inaugural Class of Residents Set Out on Mission by TERESA SCHIFFER Florida and especially Polk County have been experiencing a physician shortage for the past couple of decades.

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Medical Memoirs

Lakeland Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Stuart Patterson Stays on the Cutting Edge of His Field by PAUL CATALA More than three decades since beginning practice, Dr. Stuart Patterson has gotten the

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Telehealth Hits New Heights

Learn What One Doctor’s Experience Means for Widespread Use During COVID-19  by MARY TOOTHMAN   When a patient needs to consult with Bruce Cohen, the high-risk pregnancy physician knows it’s

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All Eyes on the Future

Retirement Planning a Key Component for Medical Practice Owners and Administrators by TIM CRAIG Starting and owning a new medical practice comes with a lot of costs that may make

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Eye Health Nutrition

“Is there anything that I can eat that is good for my eyes?” Of course!  Your eyes are part of your body, and keeping your body healthy is the very

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Staying Connected

Peace River Center navigates the ‘new normal’ through pandemic. By PAUL CATALA The fear and anxiety caused by COVID-19 has become universal, causing many to feel isolated, lonely, stressed and

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Harbingers of Hope

From ECT to TMS, Lakeland Regional Health Has Powerful Tools for Fighting Depression By TERESA SCHIFFER Depression is an insidious illness. It can affect people in a myriad of ways,

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Types of Strokes

A stroke is when blood flow to a part of your brain is stopped either by a blockage or the rupture of a blood vessel. The medical term for this is Cerebrovascular

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Spotlight on Students’ Mental Health

New Law Seeks to Lower Number of Baker Act Incidents by MARY TOOTHMAN When state Rep. David Silvers heard about one child’s horrific experience as she was taken into custody

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Pop Quiz: Are Your Protecting Your Eyes From Digital Eye Strain?

For the majority of Americans, screen time is all the time. We utilize computers, tablets, and smart phones constantly, whether at work or for leisure. While the advantages of such