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Latest Stories from Lee Health

  • 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.

  • Survivor Story: Cape Coral Woman Stays Vigilant After Cancer Scare

    Cancer Care

    Sometimes, the smallest things can make all the difference. Read about one woman's cancer journey and how a mammogram screening may have saved her life.

  • This Endoscopy Treatment’s Easy to Swallow

    Health Hub

    Capsule endoscopy uses a “video camera-in-a-pill” that you swallow to make this procedure much easier for patients with gastrointestinal issues.

  • Traveling Soon? CDC Updates Guidance for Fully Vaccinated People

    Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Thinking about traveling? Here are the CDC's latest guidelines now that more and more people are getting vaccinated.

  • Will Trend of Fewer Kids Vaping Reverse as Schools Reopen?

    Children's Health

    Youth e-cigarette use remains an epidemic. And now experts worry about a spike in e-cigarette use among kids as schools consider reopening in-person learning.

  • You’re Fully Vaccinated. Now What?

    Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Vaccines have proved effective, but there’s not enough data yet to know how long they protect against COVID-19 in the real world or how well they prevent you from infecting unvaccinated people.

  • National Minority Health Month: Lee Health Highlights Change, Support, Access

    Lee Health in the Community

    Lee Health recognizes National Minority Health Month as a vision for the future of health equity. We continue to stand by our community partners and leaders to work toward change for the health of all in our community.

  • World Health Day on April 7: A Healthier World for Everyone

    Lee Health in the Community

    Help Lee Health focus on building a fairer, healthier world. Read how our Outreach Team serves ALL people in our community, despite inequalities.

  • Lee Health Celebrates International Women’s Day

    Lee Health in the Community

    March 8 is International Women's Day. Join Lee Health as we celebrate and honor women's contributions to healthcare and community wellness.

  • National Nutrition Month: Start Your Journey With Us

    Lee Health in the Community

    Get started down the right path as Lee Health and its community partners celebrate National Nutrition Month.

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