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  • Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: It’s Personal

    Health Hub

    Alzheimer’s Awareness Month shines a spotlight on the disease and how understanding it can improve the quality of life for people previously undiagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other memory disorders.

  • Hospital Food Helping Our Community

    Health Hub

    In June, Lee Health and Healthy Lee developed the Lee Health Surplus Hurricane Supply Food Donation program. The initiative safely diverts hospital food to organizations that feed people who are food insecure.

  • Hurricane Ian: A Personal Story from Pine Island

    Mental Health

    Dr. Karen Calkins, a Pine Islander, describes community spirit in wake of Hurricane Ian.

  • Is it COVID-19, Flu, and Seasonal Allergies?

    Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Sneezing, coughing, sore throat, and more. What are they symptoms of? COVID, flu, or just allergies?

  • It Takes a Team to Manage Diabetes: Here’s How to Build Yours

    Exercise and Nutrition

    November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Here's what you need to know and more about what Lee Health experts can do to help you.

  • Pass the Potatoes, Forget the Guilt: Tips to Avoid Diet Stress This Holiday

    Exercise and Nutrition

    Holiday meals are coming up--but don't stress.

  • Roll Up Your Sleeve – It’s Time to Get Your Flu Vaccine

    Health Hub

    It's that time of year again: A vaccine is your best bet in keeping the flu away for you and your family.

  • ROSA Robot System Redefines Knee and Hip Replacement Success

    Top Trends

    A new robotic surgery option helps decrease recovery time and ease pain for knees and hips.

  • Early Detection Matters: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Cancer Care

    Early detection is key for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

  • Lemon and Dorian: Dynamic Dog Duo Comforts Patients and Families

    Children's Health

    Our two facility dogs, Dorian and Lemon, make quite the team!

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