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Florida Hospital Sebring earned most wired award
Wed  Aug 31 2016 08:30AM
Adventist Health System, which includes Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center with locations in Sebring and Lake Placid and Florida Hospital Wauchula, has been named a 2016 Most Wired health system, … read more.
Dried out, renovated and open again
Wed  Aug 31 2016 08:30AM
After recovering from flooding and water damage, an eye specialist’s office in Lakeland has re-opened to the public. Eye Specialists of Mid-Florida in Lakeland has re-opened after two weeks of … read more.
Winter Haven’s ninth annual A Day of Pampering Sept. 18
Wed  Aug 24 2016 08:30AM
“It’s a special day of beauty, pampering and learning devoted to providing a fresh outlook for those facing the all the challenges cancer puts in our lives,” said Chris Hazelwood, … read more.
Haven for seniors
Wed  Aug 17 2016 08:30AM
How friendly is Winter Haven to seniors? The Winter Haven Council on Quality Aging is conducting a survey for area residents 50 years or older to find out Winter Haven’s … read more.
Chat and Chew offers food for thought
Wed  Aug 17 2016 08:30AM
Winter Haven’s Chat and Chew is serving its fifth season of food for thought beginning with a free book review of The China Study, authored by Dr. Colin Campbell, October … read more.
Watson wins outstanding achievement award
Wed  Aug 10 2016 08:30AM
The Watson Clinic Cancer & Research Center is proud to be the only facility in the state to receive the 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons … read more.
Networking party showcases Winter Haven Oral Surgery
Wed  Aug 10 2016 08:30AM
The Greater Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce Networking Showcase at Winter Haven Oral Surgery was a party you could really sink your teeth into on Thursday, July 27. Hosted by Drs. … read more.
LWMC donate backpacks to children
Wed  Aug 3 2016 08:30AM
Nearly 150 Lake Wales area school students will be trekking to their first day of school this year with new backpacks stuffed with lots of new school supplies, thanks to … read more.
Joint Replacement Center opens at Heart of Florida
Wed  Aug 3 2016 08:30AM
Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center is changing the way patients and their families think about and experience total joint replacement with the introduction of the Joint Replacement Center. A … read more.
Prevent your kitchen from a being a war zone
Wed  Jul 13 2016 08:30AM
The kitchen, where you prepare delicious and nourishing meals, can also be a dangerous place. Following a few basic rules is crucial to the health and safety of anyone cooking … read more.
Polk shifts into mosquito-control overdrive
Wed  Aug 24 2016 08:30AM
The Zika count is mounting … up to 499 in Florida and 15 right here in Polk County. All those in the county are, according to the state Department of … read more.
‘Fore the Love’ swings into action Oct. 22
Wed  Aug 24 2016 08:30AM
The tiniest patients at the Winter Haven Women’s Hospital will be the biggest winners when the “Fore the Love” golf and tennis tournament swings into action on Oct. 22 at … read more.
Watson makes some hires
Wed  Aug 24 2016 08:30AM
Watson Clinic hired new doctors to its staff in recent weeks. Yerania Rodriguez-Navedo, MD, joins the rheumatology department at our Main Clinic location at 1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd. in Lakeland. … read more.
Explore pita bread’s limitless possibilities
Wed  Aug 17 2016 08:30AM
We take pita-bread for granted but it is a workhorse which can make life easier and add magic to healthy family meals and party food. Pita rounds, which come mostly … read more.
Nothing stops a postman
Wed  Aug 10 2016 08:30AM
David Metz’s daily occupation took him around the world. Not literally, but in miles. Walking in record breaking temps, being bitten by dogs, falling on ice, and stress injuries to … read more.
Bond Clinic presents free summer health series
Wed  Aug 10 2016 08:30AM
What’s the secret to happiness? “It’s all about balance,” said Susanna Jimenez, who revealed the “Seven Habits of Happy People” at Bond Clinic in Winter Haven. “Happiness is a choice … read more.
Gracias por las sonrisas
Wed  Aug 3 2016 08:30AM
Members of Winter Haven’s Centro Guadalupano Mission have big smiles, thanks to the big hearts of two area dentists. At a time when dental costs are skyrocketing, one Saturday a … read more.
KPB to help in Zika fight
Wed  Jul 27 2016 08:30AM
Because there may be at least two possible cases of the Zika virus that originated in Florida, the Polk Board of County Commissioners last week took steps to further clean … read more.
WellMed fetes its patients
Wed  Jul 27 2016 08:30AM
It was patient appreciation day at WellMed this past Wednesday, July 20, a day to express appreciation to those who have chosen to place their health concerns in the hands … read more.
UF pharmacy school gets award
Wed  Jul 27 2016 08:30AM
Julie Johnson, Pharm.D., dean of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, was honored with the top research award presented by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, or AACP, … read more.