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Understanding Sunshine and its Role in Skin Cancer

April 30, 2024

By: Dr. Alan Brown  We all appreciate the great outdoors and soak in the sun from time to time. After...

10 questions to ask after being diagnosed with cancer

April 2, 2024

By Dr. Todd Pezzi So many thoughts and questions run through your mind after doctors confirm a cancer diagnosis. Was...

Embracing The Night: Overcoming Insomnia And Rediscovering The Power Of Sleep

April 1, 2024

By: Dr. Khalid Sabha, MD In the silent hours of the night, when the world is cloaked in darkness and...

Fashion show raises nearly $61,000 for Lee Health Cancer Institute

March 26, 2024

Awards recognizing significant contributions to cancer care in Southwest Florida were presented FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 19, 2024) – The...

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Unlocking the Mind: The Cognitive Rewards of Exercise

March 5, 2024

By: Dr. Khalid Sabha, MD Exercise is not only essential for physical health but also for cognitive well-being. When we exercise, our brains light up like a Fourth of July fireworks display, releasing a cascade of neurotransmitters that enhance mood, cognition, and creativity.  Numerous studies have highlighted the positive impact...

The Role Of A Hospitalist In Modern Medicine

January 29, 2024

By: Dr. Khalid Sabha, MD WHAT IS A HOSPITALIST? Every so often, when I see patients in my office, I get asked about the role of a hospitalist and how filling that role can help when a patient visits the hospital. Because I have had the unique opportunity to co-found...

A Call To “Action”

October 4, 2023

By: Alex Moffett My daughter has a saying that always makes me laugh, “Don’t talk about it, be about it.” It’s her version of “put your money where your mouth is” or “just do it.” I think it’s about “actions speaking louder than words.” Action. In my line of work,...

Southwest Florida Children’s Charities Recognized As The Top Donor To Lee Health And Golisano Children’s Hospital

September 8, 2022

By: Holly Boldrin Southwest Florida Children’s Charities (SWFLCC) presented checks totaling $1.7 million to Lee Health Foundation Aug. 18, making it the top donor at more than $23 million to Golisano Children’s Hospital and Lee Health in the organization’s more than 100-year history. “We are so grateful for the support...

LAFCRD Announces Design For 2022 Breast Cancer Awareness Shirt; Website For Ordering Is Open

August 2, 2022

By Katie Heck  In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District is raising funds for Pink Heals by selling limited-edition shirts. This annual fundraiser, organized by Field Training Officer Sarah Gribbin, has raised almost $30,000 for the Pink Heals organization since 2017. This...

Is Pain-Free Living Possible?

April 6, 2022

By: Dr. Darin Stokke, DC There is a simple key to enjoying a lifetime of pain-free living and that starts with looking at the body as a whole rather than a group of parts working individually. Today, we have been conditioned to view every ailment or pain as an isolated body...

Toothache In The Leg?

March 2, 2022

By: Dr. Darin Stokke, DC Bill was miserable after swinging a little too hard to hit a golf ball out of a sand trap on the 8th hole.  He was limping and his leg hurt.  He said it felt like a toothache in his leg.  In fact, his low back...

Learn The Sounds Of Fire Safety

November 3, 2021

What is your alarm telling you? SMOKE ALARMS• A continued set of three loud beeps—beep, beep, beep—means smoke or fire. Get out, call 9-1-1, and stay out.• A single “chirp” every 30 or 60 seconds means the battery is low and must be changed.• All smoke alarms must be replaced...

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Independence, Individuality, & Unity

By: Butch Swank I’ve been thinking about the meaning of a lot of words lately. Patrick Henry said six amazing words that until pretty recently,

Is Lee County Leaking Money?

By: Amanda Cochran My name is Amanda Cochran, and I am running for Lee County Commission, District 5. I’d like to share a bit about

Do Words Matter? And At What Cost?

By: Joseph Maguire For this article, I’d like to point out Lee County School District Strategic Plan Objective 13. Objective 13: Increase operational efficiency KPI

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