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Pop Quiz: How to Recognize Cyberbullying

Test Your Knowledge of this Modern Form of Bullying and What to Do About It Cyberbullying is a major problem in this day and age of 24/7 digital access, and

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Risky Business: When Behavior Can Be a Warning Sign

From Living a Sedentary Lifestyle to Compulsive Internet Use, Certain Conduct can be Indicative of a Deeper Mental Health Issue To many, being sedentary is a way of life.  Spending

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Hype or Help— Can Yoga Improve the Mind as Well as the Body?

A Look at the Benefits of an Exercise that is Said to Improve More than Just the Waistline Twice a week at the Lake Wales Public Library, certified yoga instructor

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Recognizing the Symptoms of PTSD

Taking the First Step in Helping Those with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Millions of people in the nation are affected directly or indirectly by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), but

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Healthy Mind, Healthy Life: Taking Time Off From Work or School

Whether you’re working at the office, school, or at home, maintaining a healthy mind should be a top priority.   When balancing the demands of family, friends, and work, one

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Medical Preparations for Hurricane Season

Five Major Medical Considerations to Remember While Making Plans for a Hurricane Hurricane season has arrived in Central Florida, and if you haven’t already, now is the time to prepare

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Changing a Sunshine State of Mind

Three Local Skin Cancer Survivors Share Their Stories and Lessons Learned Tammy Whitehead basically lived at the beach every weekend as a teenager.  “We used baby oil to get fried,”

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Three Summer Safety Tips to Follow All Year ‘Round

Whether you’re at the park, in the water, or relaxing at home, there are three summer safety tips you should keep in mind to prevent injuries for you and your

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HEALTH FACTS: Lumps and Bumps

  Some of the most common procedures performed by surgeons involve removal of “lumps and bumps” from various parts of the body.  These can vary in size and complexity, depending

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Tips for Preventing Drowning and Recreational Water Illnesses As Florida’s summer weather begins to heat up, it’s the perfect time of year to cool down by the water.  Swimming and