Friday, Apr 18, 2014

Health

Vance: Casella not ready to give up

Mario Casella sleeps outside under the stars in Texas, getting through the night in a sleeping bag and doing what he can to survive. He had a "normal" life until 2008, he said, the year he began having a physical reaction to all kinds of chemicals an...
Updated: 1 months ago
Oak Hill Hospital announces new Critical Care-ICU program

Oak Hill Hospital announces new Critical Care-ICU program

SPRING HILL - Oak Hill Hospital last week launched its Critical Care Intensivist Program.
Updated: 1 months ago
Hernando surgeon demonstrates knee prosthesis in India

Hernando surgeon demonstrates knee prosthesis in India

Doctors aren't required to make difference in the world. But many strive to influence society in a positive way with their work.
Updated: 1 months ago
HPH Hospice support group helps parents who lost children

HPH Hospice support group helps parents who lost children

When Kenna Marriott lost her daughter, Jeannine Mongelli, to breast cancer almost seven years ago, the pain was unbearable. And her grieving, that began long before her daughter's memorial service, is still ongoing.
Updated: 1 months ago

LeBlanc: Educating first responders about dementia care

Last August I was honored to be given the opportunity to train the nursing staff of Bayfront Health Care Hospital (Brooksville) on dementia care. I was further honored to be working alongside Jerry Fisher of the Florida Gulf Coast Alzheimer's Associa...
Updated: 1 months ago
Wever: Love yourself more

Wever: Love yourself more

The first two weeks of February are filled with reminders about loving other people with whom we have relationships. We are bombarded with advertisements for flowers, chocolates and gorillas holding hearts among other red and pink trinkets. As a soci...
Updated: 2 months ago

Brooksville dentist offers kid-friendly experience

A trip to the dentist, while necessary, isn't among things that most children do eagerly. Dentist Issa Issa of The Dentist Place for Kids is trying to change that.
Updated: 2 months ago

LeBlanc: Tri Purple Angel ambassadors spread awareness

The Purple Angel logo is the international symbol representing all types of dementia. In November I had the honor of being selected to be one of 50 international Purple Angel Ambassadors. Hailing from England, Germany, Australia, Nepal, Bangladesh, S...
Updated: 2 months ago
Medicare disenrollment period ends Feb. 14

Medicare disenrollment period ends Feb. 14

Open Enrollment is gone but the good news is there still are opportunities out there for you.
Updated: 2 months ago

LeBlanc: Surviving caregiver guilt

There's not a caregiver out there who doesn't experience bouts of guilt and self-doubt. Many of us find ourselves drowning in it! What's important to know is that this is simply human nature. We all deal with insecurity when we take on the noble task...
Updated: 2 months ago

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