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We post regular content that focuses on important health topics and issues that affect you and your family with tips and advice from health experts right here at Lakeland. We want to hear from you! Do you have a health topic you'd like to see featured? 

Check-Up: Helpful Medication Tips

Mar 05, 2018
Learn some important ways to use medication safely from ambulatory clinical pharmacist Joshua Ford, PharmD.

How 30 Minutes Can Help Prevent Colon Cancer

Mar 05, 2018
Colonoscopies are one of the main ways to detect colon cancer for early treatment. If you’re age 50 or older, talk to your primary care provider about getting an annual screening.

Staying One Step Ahead of Diabetic Foot Care

Mar 01, 2018
It’s important to practice self-care to protect your feet and keep them healthy.

Menopause: Navigating the Change

Feb 19, 2018
Many women think menopause is something that happens overnight. In reality, it’s a process.

Check-Up: Things to Consider Before Plastic Surgery

Feb 15, 2018
Training, credentials, friendliness of staff, and product are all important things to keep in mind when choosing a plastic surgeon.

Top 10 Ways to Have a Great Day

Feb 12, 2018
When we perform acts of kindness, the levels of the love hormone, oxytocin, are increased.

Check-Up: Robotic Surgery Explained

Feb 01, 2018
The da Vinci robot is just a tool in the hands of the surgeon.

The SMART way to stay motivated

Jan 22, 2018
People often give up on their New Year's resolutions to get healthy, because they don't know how to set realistic goals.

Don't Be Fooled by Food Labels

Jan 15, 2018
Learn how to read food labels so you know what the facts really mean.

Preventing Cervical Cancer

Jan 12, 2018
Cervical cancer deaths have drastically decreased due to more women taking preventative measures.

Tracking Health With Technology

Jan 08, 2018
Keeping tabs on your diet and exercise can be difficult. Technology can help you with that.

8 Simple Moves for an At-Home Workout

Jan 02, 2018
It isn’t always easy to find time to go to the gym. Don’t let that be an excuse to put your health on the back burner.

Surgeons Repair More Than 1 Million of These Each Year

Dec 14, 2017
Living with a hernia can be painful, the only way to relieve pain and prevent future damage is with surgery.

Choosing a Birth Control Option That Suits You

Dec 11, 2017
Deciding on a method for pregnancy prevention can be an overwhelming task.

Check-Up: Keep Your Blood Pressure in Check

Dec 06, 2017
New guidelines mean millions more will have high blood pressure. Learn how to keep yours in check.

9 Things Every Parent Should Know When Buying Toys

Dec 04, 2017
Help ensure your children have a safe and happy holiday season.

Check-Up: How to Avoid a Hernia

Nov 30, 2017
Once you have a hernia, surgery is the only way to fix the problem. Learn steps you can take to prevent one from forming.

Managing Diabetes — It’s Not Easy, But It’s Worth It

Nov 27, 2017
Diabetes educators answer three common questions regarding diabetes.

Spotting Symptoms of Varicose Veins and How to Find Relief

Nov 21, 2017
Even though veins can be seen, they may not necessarily be varicose veins.

Caregiving Around the Clock.

Nov 03, 2017
Looking after a loved one can be a rewarding and fulfilling experience and at times it can also be overwhelming, challenging, or lonely.

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