News of Note

Deck Dangers

Deck Dangers

 

 

 

As the summer comes to an end, you’re probably preparing your home for a change of seasons. Thinking about power-washing your wood deck?


A recent study from the University of Florida is warning homeowners that pressure washing that old wooden deck may create a hazard that puts you and your family at risk.

 

 

 

Pink It Up

Pink It Up

 

 

 

Each October the Lake County community comes together to promote breast cancer awareness.

Florida Hospital Waterman kicked off their month-long celebration with PINK IT UP!

 

The initiative focused on health education, resources, and pinked up goodies for all…

 

 

Aspirin Therapy

Aspirin Therapy

 

 

 

 

Every day millions of Americans take a low dose aspirin to protect their hearts… but a new study out of the Netherlands suggests that that same little pill may fight cancers of the gastrointestinal track.

 

 

 

Cavity-Fighting Chocolate

Cavity Fighting Cocoa

 

 

 

Chocolate has a long and interesting history. For 3500 years it has been associated with long distance trade and luxury, and highly prized by Mayans.

Today, scientists have discovered that the Cacao Bean does a better job protecting our teeth than fluoride.

 

 


WEB EXTRA

Fight Tooth Decay with Cacao


Avocatin B

Avocatin B

 

 

 

 A new study says that a vegan staple might be the the key to combating cancer.

 



WEB EXTRA -  Cancer Research

Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee

 

 

 

Think you're a stellar speller? Try your luck in the 13th Annual Take Stock in Children Corporate Spelling Bee!

 


For more BUZZ on Take Stock in Children, or the Spelling Bee, just click on the included links.

 

 

Animal Leauge

Spelling Bee

 

 

 

The South Lake Animal League has had an exceptional presence in our community for almost 30 years. Recently they teamed up with the Groveland Fire Department - another formidable force in our community, to create the 2016 Heros With A Heart Calendar.

Take Stock Spelling Bee

Take Stock Spelling Bee

 

 

 

 

Our thanks to all of the those who participated in the 2015, 13th Annual Take Stock in Children Corporate Spelling Bee!



Postmenopausal Exercise

Breast Cancer

 

 

 

 

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women, after skin cancer.

One in eight women is expected to develop breast cancer in her lifetime and while cancer treatments continue to evolve, there are steps people can take to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer.

 



White Cane Safety

White Cane Safety

 

 

 

 

Each year a national day is set aside to recognize the contributions of Americans who are blind or have low vision.  That day is called White Cane Safety Day.

Marc headed out with Hometown Health producer, Susan Fox and he took the challenge to “walk the walk” …