News of Note

Importance of a Will

Importance Of a Will

 

 

 

A recent Harris Poll found that 64% of Americans don’t have a Will. Are you one of them? 

 

Frivolous Foods

Frivolous Foods

 

 

 

 

Buying your groceries from a big box store may save you time and money but it can also cost you in empty calories…

 



 

Partners in Health Care Golf Classic

Golf Classic

 

 

 

 Hometown Health was proud to be a six-time media sponsor for the Waterman Foundation’s annual signature fundraising event – The Partners in Health Care Golf Classic.

Health care professionals gathered on the links at RedTail Golf Club in Sorrento for a great day of play to raise money and awareness to keep our hospital on the cutting edge of healthcare excellence.


 

Killer Bacteria

Killer Bacteria

 

 

 

A story that recently made national headlines, a 26 year old man from Fruitland Park died June 16 after contracting flesh-eating bacteria.

 


Appendicitis

Appendicitis

 

 

 

 For more than 100 years the standard treatment for appendicitis has been surgery but a new study out of Finland takes aim at that practice.

 

 

 

WEB EXTRAS


Genetic Tests

Genetic Tests

 

 

 

A group of scientists are speaking out against genetic tests that are being marketed as a way to determine if a woman could get breast cancer.

Ice Tea Dangers

Iced Tea Dangers

 

 

 

 

There are few things as refreshing as a cool glass of iced tea on a hot day. Just don’t let your love for tea go too far. As one Arkansas man found out, excessive amounts of iced tea can lead to some serious health problems…

 


LSSC Gala 2015

LSSC Gala 2015

 

 

 

For the 30th Annual Gala Auction, the Lake Sumter State College Foundation transported guests to a storybook fairy tale with the theme "Once Upon A Time".


Hometown Health and its parent company, Red Apples Media were honored to serve as media partner for the 6th consecutive year. 

 



2nd Hand Smoke

Second Hand Smoke

 

 

 

 

Spanish researchers are finding a new link between cigarette smoke and ADHD.

 


State of the Air

State of the Air

 

 

 

 

The American Lung Association says the air is dangerous in nearly half of cities in the country.

Hospital Safety

Hospital Safety

 

 

 

 
Congratulations are in order for Florida Hospital Waterman. It has once again been recognized for its dedication to patient safety by being awarded an “A” grade in the Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score.