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Latest Stories from Lee Health

  • Five, not “Fore,” Lee Health Employees Save a Woman’s Life—Off the Clock

    Health Hub

    Five Lee Health employees save a life and promote CPR knowledge and training.

  • Fuel for the Future: What to Know for National Nutrition Month

    Exercise and Nutrition

    This year’s theme “Fuel for the future” encourages us to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits.

  • Parents Make the Best Advocates: Nailah's Story

    Children's Health

    When a parent speaks from the heart about their children, we listen. Read about a mother's intuition to advocate for her daughter's health after being diagnosed with a rare congenital heart condition.

  • Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Importance of Early Detection

    Cancer Care

    Highlighting the importance of screening for colorectal cancer and how healthy lifestyle habits can decrease your risk of developing cancer of the colon or rectum – the two distinct cancer types that make up colorectal cancer.

  • Only at Lee Health: Next-Gen Robotic System for Urology Cancer Patients

    Health Hub

    A new type of minimally invasive surgery technology is helping patients who have had urological surgery recover faster, with less pain, and feel better about themselves.

  • Justin Turner Update: Red Sox Player Praises Lee Health on Twitter

    Social Media Stories

    It was a scary situation for Red Sox third baseman Justin Turner when he was hit in the face with a fastball pitch during Monday’s game against the Detroit Tigers. Turner was carried away by members of the Red Sox staff and taken directly to a Lee Health facility.

  • 'Vertical Bays' Help Patients Get Faster Care at Cape ER

    Health Hub

    New vertical bays help patients get faster care at the Cape Coral Emergency Room.

  • Anger & Your Heart: 6 Ways to Change Your Lifestyle

    Heart Health

    It's an angry world out there. Here are some tips about what you can do to feel better and avoid stress on your heart.

  • Cape Coral Hospital Improves Quality of Life for Heart Failure Patients

    Heart Health

    Treatment at Cape Coral Hospital is the first of its kind in Lee County.

  • Heart Month Spotlight: How Shipley's New Program Helps Women

    Heart Health

    Shipley Cardiothoracic Center continues its innovation with a new technology called the AngioVac, which removes blood clots.

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