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Lost and Found

Winter Haven’s Chris Lonton Describes Her Journey With Breast Cancer and the People Who Keep Her Going by TIM CRAIG photos by JOE DELUC When Chris Lonton checked into Gessler

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Prepped for the Future

 Danielle Drummond’s Accomplishments Precede Her Term as Head of Lakeland Regional by MARY TOOTHMAN photo provided by LAKELAND REGIONAL HEALTH Danielle Drummond won’t officially become head of Lakeland Regional Health

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Protect Yourself, Loved Ones With a Flu Shot

As families begin to prepare for fall festivities, the Florida Department of Health recommends adding one more thing to your to-do list this season—getting a flu shot! The flu shot

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It Takes a Community

We Care of Central Florida’s Project Think Pink Helps Uninsured Women Get Screening, Treatment by TERESA SCHIFFER Did you know that one in eight women in the United States will

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Misinformation Is Contagious: Sort Fact From Fiction on the HPV Vaccine

Vaccinations are important shots that people need to get to protect against serious diseases.  You may have heard reports on the news recently about the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. With

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Health Savings Accounts Have More to Offer Than You Think

by MARY TOOTHMAN As the number of people with high-deductible health insurance plans continues to rise, the option of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) —  created to help handle out-of-pocket expenses

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Filling a Need

Polk State College Program Fights Nursing Shortage by JULIE GMITTER photos PROVIDED BY POLK STATE COLLEGE Advances in technology have revolutionized our world and few industries are unchanged by these

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Primed for the Future

Project SEARCH Puts Students With Disabilities on Track for Career Success by TERESA SCHIFFER photos PROVIDED BY Project SEARCH Finding a job fresh out of high school is a challenge

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Fore the Love … and for the Babies

 Fundraiser Benefits NICU at Winter Haven Women’s Hospital by MATT COBBLE photos PROVIDED BY WINTER HAVEN HOSPITAL FOUNDATION Few fundraisers offer something for everyone, but Winter Haven Hospital Foundation’s Fore

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Pop Quiz: Germs 101—A Crash Course for Parents

Back-to-school season is upon us, and that means your child’s chances of coming down with an illness is greatly increased. While schools are centers of learning, they are also breeding