December 12, 2012 RSS feed / Healthy Living

Lee Memorial Health System valuation shows benefit to community

Much has been written in the recent days about Lee Memorial Health System’s value and worth, should it be for sale. Per Florida Statute 155.40, all Florida public hospitals are required to do a one-time value assessment this year. More...

A golden hour for bonding after birth of baby

The labor and delivery room is a bustle of activity after the birth of a baby. Generally, once the baby is delivered, he or she is whisked away from mom to be cleaned, examined, measured and given eye drops and an injection of vitamin K. More...

E-cigarettes becoming increasingly popular despite unknown consequences

Consumption and awareness of “e-cigarettes,” electronic nicotine inhalers that contain nicotine derived from tobacco, are high in the United States despite limited knowledge of their side effects, according to a recent study from the Amer More...

You CAN survive that holiday family gathering — despite your toxic brother

“Does it sound terrible if I tell you I detest my sister Marcy? She’s the most self- centered, histrionic person you could ever meet. More...