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PCMA Letter: The greatest reason to lose weight

AS THE NEW YEAR begins, many people make resolutions in hope that the next year is better than the last. Making a resolution is admirable, but keeping the goals simple,

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PCMA Letter: Working for your health

The Polk County Medical Association (PCMA), its members and affiliates, are constantly working for the betterment of health in the community. The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates once said, “Healing is

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Improving health outcomes through medication adherence

  The goal of modern healthcare is essentially a positive lifestyle change. Doctors want to encourage effective behavior change to improve the health and quality of life for their patients.

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Healing Polk’s communities

New Research Points to Health Disparities Among Certain Residents How a county thrives is based on how well the citizens within the county are thriving, and Polk County has taken

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Body, Mind & Spirit: How to be a better health-nag

Most people don’t like a nag. So when it comes to important issues like physical fitness, a bit of diplomacy is in order – especially when it involves your spouse.

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The key to staying young

Maintaining social ties is important for seniors’ health We are sociable beings. As we age, our need for interaction only increases. When a spouse dies, or siblings and friends die,

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Associate Publisher’s Column: The business of health and you

  I’d like to join our Publisher and Polk County Medical Association (PCMA) President in welcoming you to the first edition of Central Florida Health News (CFHN) magazine. The partnership