SPRING IS THE TIME OF YEAR in Florida when temperatures begin to warm and the weather is perfect outside. With the sun shining and a gentle breeze blowing, this beautiful weather also marks the beginning of swimming season for Polk’s residents. Swimming and boating are two of the most popular summer activities for people living […]
THE FLORIDA SUMMER is upon us, which means bathing suit and barbeque season is here. Summer swimming is the perfect way to cool off from the day’s heat. While playing in the pool can be fun, injuries and illnesses due to water-related activities increase this time of year. It’s important for individuals to be aware
WITH SUMMER almost here, families will be spending more time at the pool or beach. While wading through water provides relief from the scorching sun, it also poses dangers for your children. Here’s what you need to know about water safety.
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 might be close to home, such as management and treatment options for osteoporosis. Other topics might be issues that you don’t think are a problem
| Polk County Medical Association to focus on new events and educational programs in 2015 | THE POLK COUNTY Medical Association (PCMA) is gearing up for 2015 with several events in development, Executive Director Jackie Courtney reports. The first scheduled event is set for February 5 and will feature a lecture on emerging infectious diseases,
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 all to learn. At some point our lives, a friend or loved one may need immediate medical attention because their heart stopped, and we may
A Free, Hands-Only CPR Training Event Are you prepared to save a life? Learn about life-saving Hands-Only CPR at the upcoming Citizen CPR event, sponsored by the Polk County Medical Foundation. Citizen CPR is a non-profit agency, founded in 1985 under a mission to train as many people as possible in the basics of CPR.