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Bond Clinic welcomes new employees
Wed  May 24 2017 08:30AM
Rheumatologist Dr. Roberto E. Pancorbo, board certified in rheumatology and specializing in treating arthritis, autoimmune diseases and osteoporosis, was hired by the Bond Clinic team in Winter Haven. He earned … read more.

Tue  May 16 2017 03:12PM
Heart of Florida plans Baby Fair
Mon  May 22 2017 10:16AM
When new moms are looking for where to go to get valuable information about raising a healthy baby, Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center may have what is needed. The … read more.
VISTE thanks club for the Boost
Wed  May 10 2017 08:30AM
LAKELAND — Three members of the Bartow Kiwanis Club — Frank Johnson and Sarah Case, joined by Ray Middel — were among those honored with Recognition of Service awards by … read more.
Ultimate Fitness moves to new facility
Wed  May 3 2017 08:30AM
BARTOW — As of this past Monday, May 1, Ultimate Fitness is in its new location, 615 S. Jackson Ave., the site of Charles R. Richardson Wellness Center, which is … read more.
The time to take care of one’s self is today
Wed  Apr 26 2017 08:30AM
BARTOW — “What I do is take a lot of people and make them play together in the sandbox,” said Jane Waters Thomas. With that she opened her presentation at … read more.
Swimming can help those with Multiple Sclerosis
Wed  Apr 26 2017 08:30AM
They say humans can go without water for three days and survive; clearly they haven’t met a swimmer. More specifically, one who swims to combat any number of chronic conditions. … read more.
Emergency room to serve the Four Corners
Wed  Apr 26 2017 08:30AM
DAVENPORT – About 13 miles north of Heart of Florida Regional Medical Hospital in Davenport will soon be a brand-new stand-alone, fully-equipped emergency room. Heart of Florida recently purchased a … read more.
Better health and weight loss can be as easy as putting
Wed  Apr 19 2017 08:30AM
WINTER HAVEN- Polk County’s metro centers – Winter Haven and Lakeland – are seventh in the nation for the most obese citizens, according to a 2012 Gallop Poll. So what … read more.
Grocery shopping … The first step in meeting your health goals
Wed  Apr 19 2017 08:30AM
LAKE WALES – “I want to eat healthy but it is too much trouble?” If you have said that then join Chat and Chew for the April Grocery Tour in … read more.
Silly socks storm may be rising
Wed  May 17 2017 08:30AM
LAKE WALES – Young patients at Lakeland Regional Hospital received a special treat with gift bags filled with toys, coloring books, and other comfort items last Saturday. This wasn’t Christmas, … read more.
Help for under-insured expanding
Wed  May 10 2017 08:30AM
HAINES CITY – It’s not often that one goes to an indoor groundbreaking, but last week Haines City Chamber of Commerce members, city officials and Central Florida Health Care leaders … read more.
Citizens CPR keeping the (heart) beat
Wed  May 3 2017 08:30AM
BARTOW — Do you know the three “C’s” — as in what to do if someone collapses, perhaps from a heart attack or similar heart incident? That was the topic … read more.
Crickettes get to know one another
Tue  May 2 2017 02:06PM
It was time for fun and games at the May 1 Crickette Club meeting as members played a game called People Bingo. Crickette Club members had to go around to … read more.
Jackson: Single payer may not be best solution
Wed  Apr 26 2017 08:30AM
BARTOW — It may not have been one of the better attended Tiger Bay of Polk County luncheons, but it was one of the most active ones, judging by the … read more.
Publix to kick off March of Dimes fundraising campaign
Wed  Apr 26 2017 08:30AM
It all started with a small group of associates over two decades ago, and now Publix is the #1 National March for Babies Corporate Partner. It’s a giant leap for … read more.
Hooker wins April’s PEER award
Wed  Apr 26 2017 08:30AM
Mashell Hooker, a Chemotherapy and Oncology Team Leader at the Watson Clinic Cancer & Research Center for 13 years, won the April PEER award. She is known for being positive … read more.
For those not aware of autism
Tue  Apr 25 2017 10:22PM
WINTER HAVEN – “… Just when I think I can’t take life anymore, something magical happens and brightens my day, week.” That quote is part of one social media respondent’s … read more.
For diabetes diet can make much of the difference
Wed  Apr 19 2017 08:30AM
WINTER HAVEN – Sue Fenton had previously been suffering from arthritis, but no longer requires medication thanks to changes to her diet. In 2012, she was diagnosed with arthritis and … read more.
The sweet smell of success; but it ain’t over yet!
Wed  Apr 19 2017 08:30AM
Victory! Success! I made my weight goal — 165 pounds — in this year’s Ultimate Fitness Weight Loss Challenge. I dropped 23 pounds, from 188.5 pounds and finished in third … read more.