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Health Calendar
Wed  Mar 22 2017 03:12PM
DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP Open discussion held by a certified diabetes educator. Winter Haven Hospital Free. For dates, times & to register visit More info call: 855-269-4777. SIBLING CLASS Age-appropriate … read more.
Online check-in available
Wed  Mar 22 2017 03:12PM
Urgent Care Cypress and Poinciana now offer online check-in for non-emergency situations. Go online to and choose a time. Patients will be reserved in that time slot. When using … read more.
Weight lifting studio open 24 hours
Wed  Mar 15 2017 09:52AM
BARTOW – If it’s midnight and you need to unwind, or 4 a.m. and you want to really kick-start your day, you can do it … it’s just a key … read more.
The benefits and culinary joys of ginger
Wed  Mar 15 2017 09:54AM
If you have never used ginger before, then you are up for a wonderful surprise. This spicy, fabulously flavorful, and highly aromatic root, offers many medicinal and culinary uses. Related … read more.
Not just about approach, it’s also about attitude
Wed  Mar 15 2017 09:42AM
In response to requests what I am doing allowing me to be successful as I participate in the Ultimate Fitness Weight Loss Challenge: I exercise six days a week. On … read more.
Working to solve the seizures
Wed  Mar 1 2017 12:14PM
LAKELAND – Polk City mother Jessica Malloy had just gotten her infant son Layton home when she noticed that something wasn’t right. “I was a 21-year-old mom and my 2-week … read more.
Not all yogurts spell healthy
Wed  Feb 22 2017 08:30AM
Yogurt has been enjoyed around the world for thousands of years. It is made mostly from cow’s milk, but also from the milk of camels, water buffalo, yaks, goats, and … read more.
Lake Wales Medical Center focuses on heart failure
Wed  Feb 22 2017 08:30AM
Lake Wales Medical Center has planned a free program to provide education about heart health, and its new program to help heart failure patients and their physicians monitor their health. … read more.
The secrets of an empty medicine cabinet
Wed  Feb 22 2017 08:30AM
WINTER HAVEN — If you opened the medicine cabinet of most Americans, would it be empty or would it be filled with costly prescriptions? You may know the answer from … read more.
Get advice on grocery shopping
Wed  Feb 15 2017 08:30AM
WINTER HAVEN – “I want to eat healthy but it is too much trouble?” If you have said that then join Chat and Chew for the March Grocery Tour in … read more.
New Medical Director
Wed  Mar 22 2017 03:12PM
Dr. Samuel Messieh is the new medical director of Winter Haven Hospital’s orthopedic total joint replacement program. WHH said it is proud to partner with Messieh to promote excellence in … read more.
BayCare’s HealthNav App
Wed  Mar 22 2017 03:12PM
BayCare now offers a free mobile app called HealthNav. With a few easy steps, it can guide people on where to go when there is a non-urgent medical situation whether … read more.
Check out what’s coming to Lakeland hospital
Wed  Mar 15 2017 09:54AM
On Friday, March 17, the “A” Parking Lot and “A” Lobby at Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center Campus will close. When the Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children is … read more.
Community bands together to help resident
Wed  Mar 8 2017 08:30AM
FROSTPROOF – Dennis Deal has been a lifelong resident of Frostproof for the past 66 years, and he expects to continue living in his hometown for as long as he … read more.
Now I really know why it’s called high intensity interval training
Wed  Mar 8 2017 08:30AM
Something must be wrong with my bathroom scale. When I first began participating in the Ultimate Fitness Weight Loss Challenge, what I weighed on my bathroom scale was usually lighter … read more.
Letha May named PEER
Wed  Mar 1 2017 12:16PM
Letha May was named the PEER winner for February at Watson Clinic. May has worked in Watson Clinic’s Managed Care department for 16 years, where she now serves as Team … read more.
Gala raises funds for Parkview Outreach clinic
Wed  Feb 15 2017 08:30AM
No surprise, the room at the Lake Eva Banquet Center in Haines City was filled for the third annual Have a Heart Gala, the major fundraiser for the Parkview Outreach … read more.
MDsave, Heart of Florida program to help patients
Tue  Feb 21 2017 02:00PM
MDsave and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center are working together to help local residents save money and get more of the medical care they need. Through the MDsave marketplace, … read more.
Illness sets me back, but not as bad as it could have
Wed  Feb 22 2017 08:30AM
If ever there was proof that exercise is the more important element than diet(ing) — not that there ever was any question, at least on my part — this past … read more.
‘Through the Looking Glass’ into the future
Wed  Feb 8 2017 08:30AM
Ovarian cancer is one of the most pernicious forms of the disease. Quite often its symptoms mimic those of other conditions, such as IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome). But the worst … read more.