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5 reasons to make better hearing a priority

5 reasons to make better hearing a priority

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 also may not realize …

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Bauman Medical’s “COVID-Protected” Hair Transplant Facility Now Offering Limited In-Person Treatments, Continues Virtual and At-Home Services

Bauman Medical

Hair loss doesn’t happen overnight, even though sometimes it might feel like that. And unfortunately, hair regrowth doesn’t happen overnight, either. It takes a patient and strategic approach to achieve optimal results. Our team at Bauman Medical is taking this same approach, as we begin seeing patients again. While we’d …

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When to Visit an Urgent Care

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. “We focus on giving patients …

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Reliance Medical Centers: Community Service in Times of Need

Reliance Medical Centers

Reliance Medical Centers has introduced numerous initiatives to support the senior’s community during the last two months, several of which have gained Reliance an enviable reputation for being one of the most generous and caring organizations in Polk County. Two, initiatives in particular, really stand out as prime examples. Donating …

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What Is Telemedicine?

What Is Telemedicine?

By Gina Roberts-Grey When you’re feeling under the weather or have questions about your health, you usually schedule an appointment with your primary care physician. In after-hour situations, you may even head to an urgent care clinic. But as communication technology advances, your options for care are expanding. Through telemedicine …

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5 Ways to Support Your Hearing Health

5 Ways to Support Your HEARing Health

As we celebrate Better Hearing & Speech Month in May — and the theme, “Communication for All” — it’s a great time to remember the many ways hearing makes a difference in your life. And to help you maintain those connections that matter, we’re sharing five easy tips for hearing …

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Top Warning Signs of Neuropathy

Top Warning Signs of Neuropathy

Around 20 million Americans have peripheral neuropathy, a painful and disruptive condition that is due to nerve damage, although the condition may be underdiagnosed. Neuropathy symptoms vary significantly, and many people might not know that they’re experiencing signs of nerve damage. At Spine & Pain Institute of Florida in Lakeland, …

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Fitness from Home

Polk County COVID-19 Testing sites

Blink Fitness Blink Fitness is hosting Facebook Live sessions weekdays at 8 a.m. ET. The fitness chain will host virtual workouts, give tips to stay motivated and answer fitness questions from the comments. Orangetheory Orangetheory is sharing a new 30-minute workout video each day, featuring some of its most popular …

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