August 5, 2010 RSS feed / Healthy Living

FIve things you can do to reduce your risk for a first stroke

HEALTHY LIVING

May is the National Stroke Association’s official Stroke Awareness Month, but the medical professionals at Peace River Regional Medical Center believe every month should be designated to educating the public about strokes and their symptoms. More...

Depression can be a nutrient deficiency

Any type of mental disorder is frightening. If we have a cold, we can blow our noses, take some vitamin C, go to bed and feel better in a day or two. If we break a leg, we hobble around on crutches and eventually the bone heals. More...

Same time next year: make a date for your body’s annual review

Somewhere along the way, people have forgotten the importance of the yearly physical. Growing up, children have parents who make sure they see the doctor regularly. More...

Redfish tourney benefits the needy

The inaugural H.E.L.P. Feed Charlotte Redfish Tournament will be held Saturday, Aug. 7, at Harpoon Harry’s in Fishermen’s Village in Punta Gorda. More...