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Learn About LASIK and Other Refractive Procedures

As you decide on your new year’s resolutions and goals, you should also consider your eye health as part of those resolutions and goals. Why not make 2020, “The Year

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Dental Implants Help You Look Your Best

Not everyone is blessed with perfect teeth. Sometimes things happen that detract from our smile. Losing one or more teeth can cause a huge hit to one’s self-esteem, in addition

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True Transformation

Doctor and Patient Explain Why Bariatric Surgery Is So Much More Than Weight Loss by Matthew Norman The new year often brings thoughts of weight loss. It seems that there

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Creature Comforts

Winter Haven Hospital Volunteer Crochets Octopuses to Soothe NICU Babies by PAUL CATALA Gabriele Robinson has found a unique way to help premature babies. The Winter Haven Hospital volunteer crochets

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Revamp Your Resolutions

Frame Your Goals for the New Year in Positive Language by MATT COBBLE As the last days of 2019 tick away, the blank canvas of 2020 stands dauntingly ahead. Many

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Expanding Care

Lakeland Regional’s Behavioral Health Center to Address Acute Need in Area by TERESA SCHIFFER Mental and behavioral health issues continue to be a major concern in the United States, and

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Pop Quiz: Yoga Is More Powerful Than You Think

Yoga has been practiced for at least 5,000 years, and with good reason. It’s good for you in a number of different ways. The health benefits—physical, mental, and emotional—of yoga

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Medical Advice: National Influenza Vaccination Week

by JOY HACKSON, Director of DOH-Polk As we enter the holiday season, the excitement of family gatherings and holiday parties are worth celebrating. One thing to remember while preparing for

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Editor’s Dose: We Proudly Present Our Gift to You …

We know there is more to the holidays than gifts. Still, you’ll have to excuse us because we are so excited to be presenting you with our very own holiday

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December PCMA Letter

’Tis the Season to Take Care of Yourself December is one of those months that leave a lot of people scrambling to catch their breath. Whether it’s last-minute shopping, family