News of Note

Teens & Sleep

Teens & Sleep

 

 

 

 This story highlights a segment of the population that isn’t getting enough- teens. 

 


COPD

COPD

 

 

 

Star Trek fans worldwide mourned the loss of beloved character “Spock” played by Leonard Nimoy when he passed away on February 27th from complications of COPD - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.  


Ed Neuzil, Nurse practitioner at Allergy, Sinus and Asthma Family Health Center explains what COPD is.

  

 



World Health Day

World Health Day

 

 

 

April 7th marks World Health Day. This year’s campaign is food safety.  The World Health Organization is promoting efforts to improve food safety from farm to plate.

 


Red Dress Event

Red Dress Event

 

 

 

 The LRMC Ladies in Philanthropy, in partnership with the LRMC Foundation, invite you to attend their inaugural fundraising event, The Lovers of LiP Red Dress Event.

 



RSVP to Laurel by February 1st. 706-761-7525  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


The Bad Luck Gene

Bad Luck Gene

 

 

 

According to a recent study published in the journal “Science”, bad luck is what causes cancer.

 



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Blood Donor Month

Blood Donor Month

 

 

 

 Since 1970, January has been designated as National Blood Donor Month by the American Red Cross.  

 



World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day

 

 

 

The Florida Department of Health in Lake County recently held its 5th Annual World AIDS Day Celebration of Life event at Ferran Park in Eustis. 



For more information on the HIV prevention and testing services offered in Lake County, follow the included links.

AIDS.org 

Florida Department of Health

Donor Board

Donor Board

 

 

 

The Florida Hospital Waterman Foundation unveiled it's updated donor board during its recent foundation annual meeting.  Hometown Health TV, LLC was honored to be included in the update.

Brain Health

Brain Health

 

 

 

 If you have a family history of dementia, listen up.  There are a few things you can do to help fight off the disease and keep your brain healthy and strong.

 

Surgical Honors

Surgical Honors

 

 

 

Recently Florida Hospital Waterman was recognized by the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program for meritorious outcomes for surgical care.