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Whole-Person Health Care is Now in Polk County.

Whole-Person Health Care is Now in Polk County.

Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center and Lake Wales Medical Center are now in the AdventHealth family and backed by the #1 hospital in the state. AdventHealth is already a familiar name to many Central Floridians as a medical mainstay and one of the largest faith-based health systems in the …

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Protect Your Hearing, Protect Your Passion

Protect Your Hearing, Protect Your Passion

Kevin T. Barlow, Au.D. What’s your passion? From hunting to classic farm equipment to animal rescue, odds are, that which inspires you also gets a little noisy. But just how loud is too loud? Common Dangerous Noise Levels Exposure to sounds louder than 85 decibels (dB) puts you at risk …

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Urgent Care vs. Emergency Care: Know Where to Go

Urgent Care vs. Emergency Care: Know Where to Go

When you, your child, or a loved one has fever, sprains an ankle, gets an ear infection or gets overheated, it can be quite challenging to get a same-day appointment with your primary care doctor, and the emergency room may not always the best choice. Choosing between an ER and …

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Permanent Makeup for Men

Permanent Makeup for Men

The art of enhancing masculine features without the appearance of wearing makeup Who said that the use of cosmetics and/or having facial cosmetic treatments is something exclusively reserved for women? It is natural for men and women to want to look their best by taking care of ourselves in every …

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What is Shingles?

What is Shingles?

by Dr. Khan Continuing with the back pain we will start with the common afflictions of the back starting from the ailments which present at the skin to those which affect the bones. However one important factor to keep in mind is that where a disease presents itself may be …

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Shedding Light on Alopecia Areata

Shedding Light on Alopecia Areata

By Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS September is Alopecia Areata Awareness Month and it’s an important opportunity for those suffering from alopecia areata and other less common forms of hair loss, like cicatricial (scarring) alopecia, to get educated about effective new hair restoration options that can help. About Alopecia Areata …

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Lakeland & Winter Haven: Why Their Products are a Step Above the Rest

Lakeland & Winter Haven- Why Their Products are a Step Above the Rest

Your CBD Store in Lakeland and Winter Haven relies on SunMed due to their high-quality, organic and sustainable products. Topical Relief Cream When it comes to local relief (targeted areas of the body), topicals are the most common go-to CBD products-and SunMed CBD Topical Cream can provide fast relief due …

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The PiQo4 Laser for Photoacoustic Skin Rejuvenation: Big Results with No Downtime!

Photoacoustic Skin Rejuvenation

Lasers have been used for many years to treat scars, wrinkles, age spots, sun damage, acne, etc. Although many laser treatments can produce favorable results, there is always a risk of scarring and the downtown while healing can be significant. The cost of some laser treatments can be thousands of …

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Reliance Medical Centers shows how being involved in community organizations and initiatives has a positive impact on health outcomes for older adults – specifically fall prevention.

Reliance Medical Centers

We talk to Dr. Carlos Romero and Tasha Saca to learn how Reliance Medical Centers gets involved and how their collaborations benefit both their patients as well as the community. Q: “When did Reliance Medical Centers get involved with the community?” A: “Reliance Medical Centers has always prioritized getting involved …

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Licensed Medicare Consultants – Helps Navigate you Through Medicare’s Confusing Maze

Licensed Medicare Consultants – Helps Navigate you Through Medicare’s Confusing Maze

Getting the most from your health plan is important to many seniors, but it is not always easy to navigate your way through all of the benefit plans and options. Your plan choices may vary depending on the county in which you live, the medical conditions you have, and your …

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pillows for your feet?!

pillows for your feet?!

Injectables are not just for your face feet Are you struggling with foot pain? Wearing fashionable but painful shoes has to be one of the most difficult choices to make in the morning. Many women believe their stilettos and pumps are responsible for causing deformities like hammertoes and bunions. Not …

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“Cut” your tub?

“Cut” your tub?

Why this easy, inexpensive project can add serious home safety One Day Bath’s TubcuT® adds convenience and protection for all ages When was the last time you faced the need for a home project that you knew would absolutely solve your problem and also go easy on your wallet? For …

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One Another

One Another

By Brent Myers, Pastor of Community Life It doesn’t take much effort to hear of all the turmoil going on in our nation and around the world. It’s quite frightening at times to think about where this all might end up. But if we’re honest with one another, we really …

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Do You Know the Symptoms of a Stroke?

How to Recognize and Identify the Signs of a Stroke Knowing the signs and symptoms of an impending stroke can save lives. Every year in the United States nearly 800,000 people will suffer from a stroke. If it’s not caught early enough, it can lead to death, paralysis, cognitive impairment, …

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Goodbye Wrinkles, Hello Dysport

Goodbye Wrinkles, Hello Dysport

Are you tired of people asking you if you’re mad? Does your makeup settle into the lines across your forehead? Do you feel like your crow’s feet look more like pterodactyl feet? There is an easy solution for all of these problems…. it’s called Dysport and you are about to …

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5 reasons to make better hearing a priority

Kevin T. Barlow, Au.D. Did you know? An estimated 466 million children and adults live with a disabling hearing impairment, according to the World Health Organization. As one of the top chronic public-health challenges facing families and communities on a global scale, it’s much more common than people realize. Many …

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