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PCMA Letter: Be aware and take caution at the beach

  PCMA LETTER Title: Be Aware and Take Caution at the Beach   Besides the fact that June is National Safety Month, June 5-11 is our nation’s official Rip Current

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Publisher’s Note: A quick look at the past and present

  Well, another month has come and gone and I can’t believe it’s already June! It seems like only yesterday we were celebrating the New Year with Dr. Sergio Seoane

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Healthy Cook: Food safety for the outdoor cookouts

  Food Safety for the Outdoor Cookouts The sun is shining and the kids are playing and the picnic lunch is waiting to be eaten. It’s a perfect day in

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Editor’s Dose: My tips if you plan to do a ‘staycation’

  In my opinion, there’s nothing better than summer in Florida. You have the beaches, the theme parks, and of course, the sunshine to beckon you outdoors. For residents planning

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Get healthy STAT!

  Weighing in on National Statistics Take a Shot 13 percentage of parents not vaccinating children on the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention’s recommended schedule. Source: U.S. CDC  

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My ‘double trouble’ story

  Being a mom of twins, I can relate to the percentage increase in twin births on a personal level. It was my first pregnancy, and I’m sure you can

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Planning your plate for Memorial Day

Memorial Day, May 28, is a time to remember those who have given their lives for our freedom. It dates back to just after the civil war. Like Thanksgiving, it’s

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Here’s looking at you, egg

  One of nature’s greatest inventions has to be the egg. Chickens (and chicken farmers) have it down to a science. A hen will lay eggs that won’t produce chicks,

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Happy anniversary, Central Florida Health News!

  One year ago this month, we launched the official consumer publication for the Polk County Medical Association (PCMA). Since then, Central Florida Health News magazine has been a local

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Medical Advice: Rosacea

  3 Steps to Recognizing and Responding to Rosacea An extremely common skin disease that affects the faces of more than 16 million Americans is oftentimes left untreated or misdiagnosed.