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Helping their health
Wed  May 25 2016 08:30AM
Knowledge is not only power, said organizers of the annual Cultural and Health Spring Fest Saturday at the Gordonville Park, but it’s healthy. “We want to teach our community the … read more.
The danger of bee stings
Wed  May 25 2016 08:59AM
A Tampa man was the focus of recent news reports after he died from an allergic reaction within an hour of being stung by a swarm of yellow jackets. Unaware … read more.
Assessing Polk County’s health
Wed  May 4 2016 09:22PM
BARTOW — In a review of the health of Polk County residents, Dr. Joy Jackson said there are some problems a two-year assessment shows. Those problems from consumer surveys show … read more.
Volunteers honored at Winter Haven Hospital
Wed  May 11 2016 10:28AM
Winter Haven Hospital recently honored more than 50 volunteers at the Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon held at Lake Ashton Golf and Country Club during National Volunteer Week.oskls During the luncheon, … read more.
LWMC CEO officer quits, joins Heart of Florida in Davenport
Wed  May 11 2016 08:30AM
Andrew Howard, chief executive officer of Lake Wales Medical Center, resigned effective Friday, May 6, to become the chief operating officer at Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center in Davenport. Rebecca … read more.
Winter Haven Hospital unveils TrueBeam
Wed  May 4 2016 09:26PM
WINTER HAVEN — Winter Haven Hospital’s Cassidy Cancer Center is delivering leading edge treatment for cancer patients with a new Varian TrueBeam radiation treatment system. The TrueBeam linear accelerator improves … read more.
Roberson named PEER award winner
Wed  May 4 2016 09:39PM
Daniel Roberson, a team member from the Clinical Informatics department, was recently named the April recipient of Watson Clinic’s PEER award. Daniel has been with the Clinic for eight years, … read more.

Wed  Apr 27 2016 11:45AM

About neurobics

It is presumed that unusual sensory stimulation and activities like non-routine actions and thoughts, produce more of such chemicals of the neurobiology system of body that encourage growth …

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LWMC’s Wound Healing Center gets awards
Wed  Apr 27 2016 08:30AM
Lake Wales Medical Center physicians, leaders and clinicians gathered to celebrate the hospital’s Wound Healing Center receiving both the Center of Distinction Award and the Center of Excellence Award from … read more.
Johnson pushing to pass indigent health care tax
Wed  Apr 13 2016 08:30AM
This November when voters go to polls to elect a president (and other candidates), there will be a question on the ballot to renew a half-cent tax for health care … read more.
Laughs mark second Take the Lead
Wed  May 18 2016 03:19PM
(Editor’s note: This is the latest in an ongoing series about Take the Lead, a program for people with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive impairments, yet who are still … read more.
Amplified phone program for those with hearing loss
Wed  May 25 2016 08:30AM
Central Florida Speech and Hearing Center will distribute phones for free to qualified Florida residents who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf/blind, or speech impaired. Those who meet the requirements, … read more.
Brown named Employee of the Month
Wed  May 18 2016 08:30AM
Registered nurse Whitney Brown, House Supervisor at Lake Wales Medical Center, was presented with Employee of the Month for March. Brown, who has worked at the hospital since 2011, was … read more.
Polk County ranks 12th in state in child drownings
Wed  May 11 2016 08:30AM
May is Water Safety Awareness Month and Florida residents are encouraged to practice safe swimming this summer. Drowning is the leading cause of death in children ages 1-4 and Florida … read more.
Don’t fry your health away
Wed  May 11 2016 08:30AM
If goat droppings smelled or tasted good would you eat them? Oh I know, fried food smells and tastes so good. Thankfully, despite what our noses beg us to do, … read more.
Care to Dance, Patchwork ‘Take the Lead’
Wed  Apr 27 2016 11:46AM
Care to Dance, a ballroom dance program designed to help those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia delay the side effects of these conditions, has started “Take the Lead,” … read more.
Winter Haven Hospital’s MRI Suite opens
Wed  Apr 20 2016 08:30AM
Winter Haven Hospital’s newly renovated MRI suite is open. The new magnetic resonance imaging device has many advantages, including more procedures, improved image detail, increased accuracy, a table weight limit … read more.
Shining the spotlight on bell peppers
Wed  Apr 27 2016 08:30AM
The pepper family is large, encompasses spicy to sweet-tasting ones, and comes in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes. Members of this family have been graded by the Scoville … read more.
Surviving the allergy season
Wed  Apr 27 2016 08:30AM
As your nose, throat and eyes have probably already told you, 2016 is expected to be an exceptionally bad spring allergy season, and people who suffer from seasonal allergies need … read more.
Making a difference: Certification in stroke recovery
Wed  Apr 20 2016 08:30AM
Spring Lake Rehabilitation Center, a facility specializing in the aging industry, reaches national certification as two local therapists earn additional titles. The only advanced certification that can be given to … read more.