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Latest Stories from Lee Health

  • Hurricane Ian: How to Cope with ‘Anniversary Reaction’

    Mental Health

    For many members of our communities, the anniversary of Hurricane Ian may lead to what mental health experts call “anniversary reactions,” which are memories of trauma about the danger of an event. 

  • Should You Get a Flu Shot This Year? (Answer: Yes)

    Health Hub

    Everyone ages six months and older should get a flu shot every season, with rare exceptions. Learn more about how to protect yourself and your loved ones this year.

  • World-Class Cancer Care Gets New Home in South Lee

    Cancer Care

    The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation Cancer Clinic —an 18,000-square-foot building at the Bonita Health Center — features a 32-chair infusion center, four individual treatment rooms and 12 exam rooms

  • Hurricane Idalia: Storm Watch with Lee Health

    Social Media Stories

  • Are At-Home Allergy Tests Reliable?

    Health Hub

    Food allergies can make us feel miserable. But be wary of at-home tests and other medical advice not given by an expert. A Lee Health allergy expert tells us more.

  • Lee Health University Highlands: Care in the Heart of the Community

    Health Hub

    Lee Health University Highlands, a two-story, 20,820-square-foot facility in Estero, provides outpatient and primary care for our community.

  • Back to School: A Handy, Healthy Checklist for Parents

    Children's Health

    From packing healthy lunches to fitting in family physical exams, keep your kids on the right track this school year. An expert with Lee Health offers some tips to make your family’s transition to the new school year less stressful.

  • Know Your Risks: New Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations

    Cancer Care

    In a nod toward the importance of early detection for decreasing breast cancer death, the American College of Radiology (ACR) has issued new breast cancer screening recommendations for high-risk women.

  • Pickleball: Why Is This Low-Impact Sport Sending Older Adults to Their Doctor?

    Exercise and Nutrition

    Pickleball is taking our area by storm. But remember to stay safe and avoid injuries. One of our orthopedics experts weighs in.

  • Bronny James Faces Silent Killer, Understanding Cardiac Arrest in Young Athletes

    Social Media Stories

    Lee Health experts weigh in on heart health for young athletes in response to sudden cardiac arrest of LeBron (Bronny) James Jr. at University of Southern California.

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