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Latest Stories from Lee Health

  • Here During Difficult Times: Lee Health Trauma

    Health Hub

    Learn more about the Lee Health Regional Trauma Center - the only one of its kind between Tampa and Miami - where expert clinicians save lives every day.

  • How Can You Recognize the Different Types of Stroke?

    Health Hub

    In observance of National Stroke Awareness Month, Neurology specialist Ryan Moorhouse, D.O., a physician with Lee Physician Group Neurology, shares some information about the different types of strokes, their treatments, and rehabilitation.

  • Showing Our Commitment to You: Our Hospitals Score Big Again

    Health Hub

    This spring, four Lee Health hospitals earned “straight As” for how well they keep patients safe from harm.

  • 'Silent Killer': How to Lower Your Blood Pressure, Decrease Health Risks

    Heart Health

    In observance of National Blood Pressure Month, Dr. Ravi Ramaswami, a family care physician with Lee Physician Group, shares tips on what you can do to prevent high blood pressure and lower your risk for heart disease and stroke.

  • April Showers Bring May Flowers … and Allergies

    Exercise and Nutrition

    In observance of National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, Dr. Elvin Mendez shares tips on how to manage your asthma so you can smell the roses.

  • New Law Helps Protect People with Sesame Allergies (and more about food allergies)

    Health Hub

    In January, a new law requires food companies to label sesame as an allergen on food packages, including dietary supplements. Learn more about this and other food allergies.

  • Stress, Trauma and PTSD: What You Need to Know

    Mental Health

    In recognition of Mental Health Month, a Lee Health expert shares some insight about Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and how it may prevent you from living your best life without treatment.

  • Social Media & Your Children: What You Need To Know

    Top Trends

    What impact does social media use have on teens? Two recent studies highlight the potential harms and benefits associated with teens who use social media. A Lee Health expert weighs in.

  • This Virtual Patient Observation Program Makes Patients VIPs

    Top Trends

    Lee Health's technical innovation continues with its Virtual Patient Observation Program (VOP), that constantly monitors high-risk hospitalized patients.

  • This Lee Health’s A-Team Saved a Patient’s Life

    Health Hub

    A Lee Health patient tells his story of a care team that went the extra mile.

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