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Local Firefighter Named EMT of the Year After Heroic Actions by TERESA SCHIFFER Superheroes don’t get days off! In August of 2017, Haines City firefighter Brenn Hines had an experience

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Pop Quiz: Facts and Statistics about Alzheimer’s

  Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common form of dementia, however many people don’t see it as the major life-threatening disease that it is. Many only see it as a


Love at First-Aid

Tips for Keeping Guests Safe and Healthy During Wedding Events by MARY TOOTHMAN Many brides begin to plan their special day as little girls — imagining just the right pillowy

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Alzheimer’s Awareness

Recognizing Early Warning Signs Can Improve Lives by CHERYL ROGERS Early warning signs can improve quality of life for dementia sufferers and their families. Here’s what to look for. As

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Mental Health Moment: The Nature vs. Nurture Debate

Since the time of the ancient Greeks, the question of nature versus nurture has been debated.  So, which is it?  The best answer I ever heard from a professor was,

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Medical Advice: Back to Basics for Back-to-School Healthy Habits

As students and families prepare to return to school, the Florida Department of Health in Polk County (DOH-Polk) wants to remind residents to take the proper steps to stay healthy

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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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Medical Memoirs: Endocrinology Care in Winter Haven

Dr. Christopher Miller on Looking Beyond the Practice and at the Patient Dr. Christopher Miller is an endocrinologist at Bond Clinic based in Winter Haven.  Walking into his office gives