Category: Health

Heat-Related Illness Prevention

Heat-Related Illness Prevention

By: Katie Heck It’s still hot! Even as we begin the school year it’s important to keep heat-related illnesses in mind. Heat-related illnesses happen when the body is not able to properly cool itself. This can cause damage to the brain and other vital organs. The CDC breaks down tips for preventing heat-related illness into […]

Vibe Yoga offers Free Trauma-Informed Yoga Classes for Military and First Responders and Free Meditation Classes

Vibe Yoga offers Free Trauma-Informed Yoga Classes for Military and First Responders and Free Meditation Classes

Yoga classes for seniors, children, teenagers, and Stand-Up Paddle Board are offered in addition to traditional yoga classes at the studio that opened in May Fort Myers, Fla. (July 26, 2021) – Recognizing the healing she experienced from yoga for her own trauma, Lindsay Smith has opened Vibe Yoga at 13461 Parker Commons Blvd., Fort […]

Energy Harness and Florida Gulf Coast University partner to test virus-killing device

Energy Harness and Florida Gulf Coast University partner to test virus-killing device

Energy Harness Corporation’s Active Airflow UV-C fixture is 99.998% effective in eliminating COVID, E. coli, and other deadly pathogens CAPE CORAL, Fla. (July 7, 2021) – A Southwest Florida company, Energy Harness Corporation, is making serious waves in the fight against COVID-19 and other airborne pathogens. Thanks to the assistance of graduates and students at nearby […]

The Healthy ‘Dad Bod’:5 Essential Habits for Every Age, Shape, and Size

The Healthy ‘Dad Bod’:5 Essential Habits for Every Age, Shape, and Size

By: Dr. Stan Headley In the last decade, body positivity has been a hot topic – yes, even among men. This newer era is responsible for coining the comical phrase, “dad bod.” A popular term used for the less-sculpted physique of a man who still practices a moderately active lifestyle. A national survey found that […]

Johnson Eyecare in Fort Myers joins US Eye

Johnson Eyecare in Fort Myers joins US Eye

Practice becomes US Eye’s 18th location in Southwest Florida FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 14, 2021) – Johnson Eyecare in Fort Myers is integrating its practice with the US Eye model to enrich patient care and expand service offerings. The new partnership provides Johnson Eyecare patients with direct access to world-renowned surgeons, cutting-edge technology and additional service […]

Keep America Beautiful Releases Largest Study on Litter in America

Keep America Beautiful Releases Largest Study on Litter in America

Roadway litter down 54% since 2009, but still 50 billion pieces on the ground [Fort Myers, FL] (June 2, 2021) – Keep Lee County Beautiful, Inc. (KLCB) today reports that Keep America Beautiful® has announced the summary of its 2020 study on litter in America. Keep Lee County Beautiful is part of the national organization’s network of […]

New York oculoplastic surgeon establishes aesthetic practice in downtown Naples

New York oculoplastic surgeon establishes aesthetic practice in downtown Naples

Dr. Irene Gladstein takes a natural, holistic approach New York City eyelid surgeon Dr. Irene Gladstein has opened a new location on Naples’ Fifth Avenue South. The doctor began providing aesthetic and cosmetic procedures to Neopolitans from her new location on March 29, 2021. Project Glammers takes a natural, holistic approach to beauty enhancement, creating […]

Pets and Lyme Disease

Pets and Lyme Disease

By: Dr. Veja Tillman, DVM Lyme disease is a bacterial infection caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi.  Transmitted through the bite of a tick, it affects domestic animals (dogs, horses, and possibly cats) and humans. At least 4 known species of ticks can transmit Lyme disease. However, the great majority of Lyme disease transmissions are due to the […]

The Preserve Welcomes Ryan Keller As Executive Director

The Preserve Welcomes Ryan Keller As Executive Director

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 25, 2021) —Ryan Keller, NHA, has been named the new Executive Director for The Preserve, a skilled nursing and assisted living community in Fort Myers. Keller is transferring from within the Volunteers of America organization after serving as the Associate Executive Director for Homestead at Anoka in Minnesota since 2012. With his […]

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