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Medical Center employees backpack local students
Wed  Aug 16 2017 08:30AM
LAKE WALES – Nearly 100 Lake Wales area school students will have new backpacks with lots of new school supplies, thanks to the employees at Lake Wales Medical Center. The … read more.
‘Art & Sole for the Cure’ registration opens
Wed  Aug 9 2017 08:30AM
Registration is open for “Art & Sole for the Cure,” a breast cancer awareness event presented by Lake Wales Medical Center in partnership with the Lake Wales Arts Council. Art … read more.
Florida Southern, Lakeland Regional develop program
Wed  Aug 2 2017 08:30AM
Florida Southern College and Lakeland Regional Health have unveiled a college major that utilizes the resources of both institutions to enhance healthcare capabilities in Central Florida. A Bachelor’s degree in … read more.
Alliums: Nutritional and flavor super-achievers
Wed  Jul 26 2017 08:30AM
Alliums are a large botanical family of vegetables with an exceptional immune-boosting potency and a star status for their flavors. Among the hundreds of cultivars are garlic, onions, leeks, shallots, … read more.
Abdul named employee of the month at LWMC
Wed  Jul 26 2017 08:30AM
Shazam Abdul, Occupational Therapy Assistant, was named Employee of the Month for June at Lake Wales Medical Center. Abdul, who has worked at the hospital since 2014, was recognized for … read more.
Hospital one of most wired
Wed  Jul 19 2017 08:30AM
LAKELAND – Lakeland Regional Health is one of the nation’s Most Wired hospitals and healthcare systems, as announced this week by the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum. This is the … read more.
Winter Haven retiree finds reward as a hospice volunteer
Wed  Jul 19 2017 08:30AM
WINTER HAVEN – Retired flight attendant Laurie Quigley has spent much of her life making sure other people are comfortable. So, when the Winter Haven resident took an early retirement … read more.
Bond Clinic: Taking root and investing in Polk County
Wed  Jul 5 2017 09:42PM
For decades, Bond Clinic has been a leader in the healthcare field for Polk county. Through exceptional care and a love for what they do, Bond has seen increased patient … read more.
Medical Calendar
Wed  Jul 5 2017 09:42PM
JULY 6-ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP 10-11am. For family members, caregivers, and others interested in learning more about Alzheimer’s disease. Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center Cafeteria Boardroom 40100 U.S. 27, Davenport. … read more.
July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness month
Wed  Jul 5 2017 09:42PM
POLK COUNTY — Pieces to Peace Counseling, the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), will sponsor events in July 2017 in observance of Bebe Moore Campbell … read more.
Winter Haven ER cuts ribbon to new future
Wed  Jul 26 2017 08:30AM
WINTER HAVEN — It’s all about being able to serve the community. Tuesday afternoon last week, BayCare and their community partners cut the ribbon to a brand new Emergency Room … read more.
Watson hires family medicine provider
Wed  Aug 2 2017 08:30AM
Patricia C. Bayshore, ARNP-C works alongside board-certified family medicine specialists Drs. Benjamin Phen, M. Karina Solorzano-Klapprott and Richard F. Sweeney from the Watson Clinic Bartow location at 2250 Osprey Blvd., … read more.
Odd links to memory loss
Wed  Jul 26 2017 08:30AM
Researchers are uncovering newfound risks for dementia related diseases — from high levels of air pollution, loneliness, high blood pressure, lack of sleep, and a waning sense of smell can … read more.
New focus helps kids realize full potential
Wed  Jul 26 2017 08:30AM
WINTER HAVEN – Children’s Home Society of Florida, the state’s largest and most reputable provider of services to children and families, started an upstream-focused brand initiative to reshape the future … read more.
Dramatic effects of bed rest
Wed  Jul 19 2017 08:30AM
Despite the mounting evidence supporting the health benefits of a healthy diet, never smoking, having a body mass index lower than 30, performing at least 3.5 hours per week of … read more.
Cities studying medical marijuana dispensary laws
Sun  Jul 16 2017 12:39PM
The Bartow County Commission is likely to OK a proposed ordinance Tuesday for county land development codes to allow marijuana dispensaries anywhere it allows regular pharmacies or drug stores, while … read more.
Physician joins BayCare
Wed  Jul 12 2017 08:30AM
BayCare Medical Group hired Dr. HaiDang Hoang has joined Karen Metler, ARNP, seeing patients 2 and older for comprehensive, family-centered care. Hoang earned an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering from … read more.
Trade a pint of blood for a sundae
Wed  Jul 12 2017 08:30AM
WINTER HAVEN – With school out, people on vacation and snowbirds up north, the Winter Haven Hospital Community Blood Center has organized several blood drives through July. The center is … read more.
Fitness Calendar
Wed  Jul 5 2017 09:42PM
WEEKLY FITNESS CLASSES MONDAYS AEROBICS & TONING 9-10am Lake Eva Community Center, Beginners and intermediates are welcome. Please bring a yoga mat. $5.00 per class. Must be a Parks and … read more.
Yoga: The health benefits are endless
Wed  Jul 5 2017 09:42PM
Are you stressed? Do your shoulders tighten up as the day goes on? Is your mind so busy with thoughts that you’re not absorbing conversations or life around you? Are … read more.