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Editor’s Dose: A thank-you note to teachers and educators

AS A MOTHER, you experience so many emotions on the first day of school. You want your child to be excited, confident, and safe. But, you also have a countless

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Publisher’s Closing Thoughts: Happy anniversary, Central Florida Health News!

APRIL MARKS the coming of spring, and with the new season, many of us think of where we’ve come from and where we are going. This time of year also

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Partnering with patients and the community in prevention

Dr. Wickstrom-Hill on an integrative approach to medicine and the First Responders Challenge As a waterskier for Cypress Gardens in the 1970s, Dale Wickstrom knew the importance of a healthy

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When knowledge is more than power

Citizen CPR event and health fair provides training that can help save a life CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is a critical life saving skill that is simple enough for us

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Local Chat and Chew now offered after hours

Community volunteer organization creates new event to help put willpower back in your diet With our fast paced, 21st century lives, it is sometimes challenging to prepare good, nutritious meals

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Approaching health care with dignity, concern, and compassion

How the Central Florida Physician’s Alliance Serves Patients Spending more time in the waiting room than with the doctor… not having questions fully answered… finding no help with medical insurance…

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Rolling the dice to help ensure better healthcare for all

Supporting community medical care efforts at the upcoming Casino Night Fundraiser When treating the ill of your community, you want a sure thing, not a roll of the dice.  Providing

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Shhh! Culture of quiet time encourages healing

Local Hospitals Helping Patients to Rest and Sleep   We live hectic lives filled with noise from audible alarms, phones, cars, planes, barking dogs, and human voices. But things are

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Foundation holds car raffle for the betterment of local health

  The Chance to Win a New Car while Supporting the Efforts of the Polk County Medical Foundation and We Care of Polk County If you had a chance to

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Taking the fitness fight to the moon

A Community initiative targeting obesity Polk County health officials are targeting obesity – and along with it diabetes, heart diseases and other obesity-related health problems – as part of a