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Latest Stories from Lee Health

  • Act F.A.S.T. at Signs of a Stroke

    Health Hub

    Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke. Read to learn more about stroke, including how you may be at risk, how to recognize stroke, and what to do if stroke happens.

  • Free Nonprofit Helps HIV Patients Cope with Condition

    Health Hub

    A new HIV self-management education program teaches people with HIV how to care for themselves and stay healthy by taking actions to control and manage their health.

  • Helping Cancer Patients Reclaim Their Sense of Self

    Cancer Care

    The compassionate experts at Cookie's Boutique inside the Regional Cancer Center focus on helping cancer patients in a multitude of ways.

  • How to Prevent Osteoporosis Now

    Health Hub

    The sooner you start keeping your bones healthy, the better off you’ll be in your later years.

  • Returning to Exercise? Want to Change Things Up? Here’s How to Get Started

    Exercise and Nutrition

    Lee Health wellness and fitness expert Mathieu Knapp says bodyweight exercises are a great way to start for both beginners and seasoned gym-goers

  • Take Care of Yourself: May is Mental Health Awareness Month

    Mental Health

    The COVID crisis has shined a light on many things including our mental health. Here are a few things to remember as our community battles mental health together.

  • Water, Water Everywhere. (And a Bonus Healthy Meal)

    Exercise and Nutrition

    The summer is quickly approaching, but it can often feel like summer year-round in Florida. How much water should you be drinking each day?

  • What You Need To Know: COVID-19 Vaccines Opened to State Residents 12 and Older

    Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    The latest information on vaccines for you and your family from our COVID-19 expert.

  • National Trauma Awareness Month: Lifesaving Service for Five Counties

    Lee Health in the Community

    We recognize National Trauma Awareness Month with a look at injury prevention and a spotlight on our Level II Trauma Center, the only one of its kind between Sarasota and Miami.

  • Are Genetic Tests for Cancer Worth It?

    Cancer Care

    Interested in genetic testing? Read more from a clinical nurse specialist to find out if it's an option for you.

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