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Pediatric unit opens at Winter Haven Women’s Hospital

WINTER HAVEN WOMEN’S HOSPITAL announces the opening of its new pediatric unit. The new pediatric unit is now extending care and accepting patients as an added benefit to the community

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Reason to say ‘Cheese’

Technological advances and affordability give local patients more options in dental care DIANNE TANNER was wearing dentures at 21. Her family couldn’t afford regular dental visits when she was growing

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How Joan and Robert are conquering cardiac distress

One couple shares their patient-doctor relationship and its role in their quality of life THERE ARE MANY TYPES OF HEROES in this world. From the fictional sort we all know

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Hospice Help: How to cope during the holidays

IT IS NOT EASY to deal with grief and loss at any time of the year, but the holidays heighten these emotions. The following tips will help lessen the feeling

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Hospice Help: Raising awareness about hospice

AN UNFOUNDED misconception by most people is the following: Hospice care only occurs within the last 72 hours in the life of a person who has a life-limiting disease. NOT

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Patient tracking and follow-up

What you don’t know about the threat to continuity of care can hurt you LAPSES IN PATIENT CARE, including follow-up, can lead to dire consequences beyond those to patient well-being.

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The Heart of the Matter: New study gives women one more good reason to get their mammograms

AS A CARDIOLOGIST who sees many female patients, I encourage all of them to receive regular mammograms in order to take preventive action and precautions against breast cancer. However, a

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Editor’s Dose: Check-up for your private practice financial policy

IF YOU RUN a private practice, then you understand that a comprehensive financial policy can mean the difference between a medical office that runs like a well-oiled machine or one

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Answering the call of nursing

Local RNs talk about what it takes to provide excellent patient care SOME JOBS ARE MORE than an occupation; they are a calling. Nursing is one of those professions; it

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PCMA Letter: Staying healthy as you age doesn’t have to be puzzling

THIS EDITION of Central Florida Health News, the Senior Edition, addresses essential health conditions for you to consider (both for the present and as you age). Some of these topics