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, reasonable, and enjoyable will help you achieve them.
This edition of Central Florida Health News magazine is full of valued insight on how to take offensive action for your health when it comes to preventing illness, injury, and chronic disease. You’ll find key observations on home safety against accidental falls that could result in physical and life impairment; the benefits of having and
By the time this letter reaches you voting day has come and gone, and hopefully you were able to set aside some time to make it out to the polls on November 4. Between the highly debated topic of medical marijuana, the continued legislative issues brought about by the Affordable Care Act, the potential threat
As Thanksgiving quickly approaches and swiftly thereafter we will be swung into the hectic pace of the holiday season, now is the best time to count our blessings. At this time of year, we should try to show our gratitude to our loved ones and friends who support us through thick and thin. For those
With general election time and the next open enrollment period for the government healthcare exchange (Affordable Care Act) both barreling towards us in November, the fall is going to be full of changes.
There are two things that— when found lacking or without— can put tremendous strain on the health of a family. Those two things— food insecurity and health insurance— are topics that we address in this edition of Central Florida Health News magazine.
Inside this special edition of Central Florida Health News, we take a look at our area’s careers in health. Inside these pages, you’ll get a glimpse of the demand for professionals in the health sciences industry in our local community; find out what it takes to be a registered nurse in this month’s Q&A by
In the previous edition of Central Florida Doctor, I expressed how important it is for us as medical professionals to be actively pursuing involvement with our state officials to make sure our voices are heard. Our field is constantly changing and we need to always be aware of that. In order to stay involved and
It’s fairly common amongst the general population to want to live a long, healthy, and happy life. Remaining physically fit is imperative to this way of life. Staying in shape helps you live longer and prevents illnesses. This is why the doctors of the Polk County Medical Association (PCMA) bring you the fitness edition this
Every June, Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the country with screenings, health fairs, educational, and outreach events. Why, you ask? Well, first off, I think we all know that men are usually the last ones to admit when they need a checkup, or when they should go see a doctor for a routine screening. But,