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Addiction

Overcoming Addiction

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The opioid scourge continues on a national level. But we can all join the fight by learning these basics about addiction and available treatment.

By: Catherine Murtagh-Schaffer, PA, cardiothoracic physician assistant | October 1, 2019

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flu prevention

Give It a Shot

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The cold and flu season looms, so don’t take any chances. Dive into all the reasons you and your family need to get the influenza vaccination today.

By: Lee Health Marketing | October 1, 2019

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breast cancer awareness

Stay Informed, Stay Healthy

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so here’s what you need to know about risk factors, prevention, treatment, and common myths.

By: Lee Health Marketing | October 1, 2019

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Heart Disease

Five Ways to Correct Your Posture Today!

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Five ways to sit up straight today.

By: Diana Rippl, MSPT, Director of Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program | August 29, 2019

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Heart Disease

Keep Your Eyes on the Signs

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Men and women are not created equally when it comes to heart attacks. Risk factors and atypical symptoms mean women should pay closer attention to their bodies.

By: Lee Health Marketing | August 29, 2019

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Diabetes Education

So You’ve Been Diagnosed With Diabetes: Now What?

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You can still live a full, active life with diabetes.

By: Annette McClenahan, RN, Certified Diabetes Educator with Lee Health | August 1, 2019

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Heart Risk Factors

Recognize Your Risk Factors

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Change your habits and learn to live the kind of life that drastically cuts the risk of heart disease. Here are nine things you can recognize and improve today.

By: Lee Health Marketing | August 1, 2019

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Vaccines

The Truth About Vaccines: What You Need to Know

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Vaccines save lives, but measles deaths and misinformation are increasing. Learn more about vaccine history and how to keep yourself safe.

By: Lee Health Marketing | August 1, 2019

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2019 Hurricane Season

Chronic Pain: Four Ways to Manage Your Condition

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Pain eats away at you and keeps you from doing what you love. It’s time to stop suffering. Check out these things you can do long-term to help you live a better life.

By: Sharon Krispinsky, BSN, RN, CDE | July 1, 2019

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Mental Health

Real Talk on Mental Health

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Anxiety, depression, panic, and other disorders affect 70 percent of Americans. But why are we so afraid of talking about mental health? And how do you even begin the conversation?

By: Lee Health Marketing | July 1, 2019

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Lillian Ramos

Patients Connected and Saved by Blood

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Children face unimaginable challenges when dealing with cancer. Read more about these youngsters, their families, and how Golisano Children’s Hospital is helping.

By: Lee Health Marketing | May 22, 2019

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Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer and Sunscreen: Tools to Protect Yourself This Summer

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Examine your skin, seek the shade, and slather on the sunscreen.

By: Lee Health Marketing | May 20, 2019

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Telehealth

Is Telehealth Right for You?

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Are telemedicine services worth your time? Five things to help you decide.

By: Lee Health Marketing | May 17, 2019

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Mammograms

Don’t Put it Off: Need-To-Know Info About Mammograms

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Who should have one and when? And what kind? How can new technology help detect problems? Be proactive with this handy guide.

By: Lee Health Marketing | May 16, 2019

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Mental Health

Why Do We Feel Bad About Feeling Bad?

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Fear and shame are powerful, but compassion can light the way to better mental health. Learn more from our medical director of Behavioral Health.

By: Paul G. Simeone, Ph.D. | April 19, 2019

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Trauma Center

Lee Health Trauma Center is Saving Lives

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For 25 years, our team has jumped into action to treat victims of trauma, the leading cause of death among Floridians younger than 44.

By: Lee Health Marketing | April 12, 2019

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Child Life

Child Life Experts Prep Patients With Play

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Comfort, distraction, and lots of laughs: Child life specialists make children feel at home so they stay comfortable – and maybe have a little fun – if they have to visit us.

By: Lee Health Marketing | March 25, 2019

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Women's Health

7 Essential Health Tests for Women

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Cholesterol, mammogram, bone density, and more. Feel in tune with your body and find out what you need to stay healthy.

By: Lee Health Marketing | March 25, 2019

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Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal Cancer: What You Need to Know

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Doctors are on a mission: They want you to know that one of the deadliest cancers is also the most preventable.

By: Lee Health Marketing | March 3, 2019

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Golisano Childrens Hospital

Volunteers Needed for Golisano Children's Hospital

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Want to be part of our team? You can spread smiles, help families, and make a difference every day.

By: Lee Health Marketing | March 1, 2019

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Red Tide

Health Risks From Red Tide in Southwest Florida

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To help reduce your risk of exposure, remember these tips to keep you and your family safe.

By: Lee Health Marketing | August 9, 2018

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