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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.
Health care for inmates to continue
Wed  Apr 13 2016 08:30AM
It will now be possible for recently released County Jail inmates to continue residential mental health and drug addiction treatment as on Tuesday, March 29 the Polk Board of County … read more.
Take delight eating right
Wed  Apr 6 2016 08:30AM
Many are the myths making the rounds of nutrition, especially those to be found on the internet, but that was not the focus of the recently-held Savor the Flavor of … read more.
Reaching out to long-term care residents
Wed  Apr 6 2016 08:30AM
Florida’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program has advocate positions available in the area. Volunteers visit with residents of nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult-family care homes to ensure they are … read more.
Pediatric unit opened at Winter Haven Women’s Hospital
Wed  Mar 23 2016 08:30AM
For nearly 10 years, Winter Haven Hospital has not had a dedicated pediatric patient unit. That changed this year with the opening of four rooms at Winter Haven Women’s Hospital … read more.
Healthy cooking just for you
Wed  Mar 23 2016 08:30AM
More people than ever before are living alone, and when it comes to meal preparation they face a number of challenges. As a result many resort to a diet of … read more.
Help cancer patients and maybe win a car
Wed  Mar 16 2016 08:30AM
On the heels of their highly successful 12th Annual Toast to Find a Cure fundraising event, the Watson Clinic Auxiliary has an exciting opportunity to win a brand new luxury … 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.
LWMC gives quarterly awards
Wed  Apr 20 2016 08:30AM
Lake Wales Medical Center presented quarterly awards recently. Employee of the Quarter was Jennifer Scalf, CT Technologist in Imaging Services. She was recognized for continued outstanding customer service, patient care … read more.
Expansion of behavioral health services: Now accepting referrals
Wed  Apr 13 2016 08:30AM
Polk County Indigent HealthCare and Winter Haven Hospital, a part of BayCare Healthcare System, are adding an access point for behavioral health services at the hospital’s Center for Behavioral Health. … read more.
Fractures doubles death risk in older adults
Wed  Mar 30 2016 08:30AM
An injurious fall might not be a death sentence, but for an older person who falls and fractures multiple sites — it can be. It’s well-known among health professionals that … read more.
Walk-in X-ray services now available at Winter Haven Women’s Hospital
Wed  Mar 30 2016 08:30AM
Walk-in x-ray services are now available at Winter Haven Women’s Hospital’s Breast & Imaging Center. Anyone with a prescription from their doctor for an X-ray can enter through the Breast … read more.
First two cases of Zika found in Polk
Wed  Mar 16 2016 08:30AM
Florida health officials say they’ve confirmed the first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus in the state. The case was one of the first two found in Polk County. Secretary … read more.
Dealing with dementia
Wed  Mar 2 2016 08:30AM
To most basically relay information what dementia is, Tiffany McMahan compared a patient to a young child. “Often you can compare (a patient) to a child, where comprehension is diminished … read more.
Savor the Flavor at Bartow hospital
Wed  Mar 9 2016 08:30AM
In celebration of National Nutrition Month Summer, Blankenship is presenting, “Savor The Flavor” at Bartow Regional Medical Center. National Nutrition Month, created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is … read more.