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Understanding and fighting hypertension go hand in hand
Sun  Feb 5 2017 08:30AM
Hypertension, often referred to as high blood pressure, affects millions of people across the globe. According to the American Heart Association, more than 76 million adults in the United States … Find out how to read more online.
Caring for braces at any age
Sun  Feb 19 2017 08:30AM
Braces are often necessary for children and adults to develop straight, healthy teeth. According to the American Association of Orthodontists, braces help fix teeth that are crooked, too close together … Find out how to read more online.
Southwest Florida celebrates 2017 Healthy Weight Community Champions
Sun  Feb 12 2017 08:30AM
The Florida Department of Health recognized 98 communities as the 2017 Healthy Weight Community Champions. Florida’s county and municipal governments play an important role in decreasing the prevalence of unhealthy … Find out how to read more online.
Correcting iron deficiency
Sun  Feb 5 2017 08:30AM
Iron deficiency anemia is a common type of anemia — a condition in which blood lacks adequate healthy red blood cells. Red blood cells carry oxygen to the body’s tissues. … Find out how to read more online.
February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month
Sun  Feb 5 2017 08:30AM
What is macular degeneration? Macular degeneration, often called AMD (for age-related macular degeneration) is a deterioration of the macula, which is the central part of the retina at the back … Find out how to read more online.
How to encourage kids to take care of their teeth
Sun  Feb 19 2017 08:30AM
Parents of young children know that getting kids to brush their teeth can sometimes feel like pulling teeth. Kids have a long history of disliking dental care, which can frustrate … Find out how to read more online.
Happy 107th birthday
Sun  Feb 19 2017 08:30AM
Celebrating her 107th birthday, Marie Palmer, originally from Caldwell, New Jersey, awoke early to have her hair done for her party to be held at Village Place Health and Rehabilitation … Find out how to read more online.
New procedure repairs mitral valve
Sun  Feb 12 2017 08:30AM
Mitral regurgitation — blood leaking back inside the heart — is caused by a faulty mitral valve and can lead to heart failure and death if untreated. Until recently, valve … Find out how to read more online.
What’s germier than a toilet seat? Plenty, so wash your hands, please
Sun  Feb 5 2017 08:30AM
News for those who feel rather smug wiping down a toilet seat before use: Toilet seats are the least of your germ worries. Such is the news from LeeAnn Bryant, … Find out how to read more online.
Depression common but treatable
Sun  Jan 15 2017 08:30AM
It’s normal to experience feelings of sadness and grief from time to time. But when these feelings are prolonged or interfere with daily life, they may be symptomatic of depression. … Find out how to read more online.



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