Batteries Pose a Choking Risk for Children

What do singing greeting cards, flashing holiday jewelry and flameless candles all have in common? Besides holiday fun, they all contain coin lithium button batteries.  These batteries can be found in some of the most common places in our households and pose a unique danger when swallowed.  Every year more than 2,800 children in the […]

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Greek Yogurt Makes Muffins Less Fattening but Moister

By DANA SPARKS Mayo Clinic News Network These cranberry orange muffins would make a nice breakfast treat this weekend. Use Greek yogurt to reduce or replace shortening, oil or butter. This cuts fat and makes muffins extra moist and tender. CRANBERRY ORANGE MUFFINS Serves 16 1 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt 1 cup sugar 2 […]

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Welcome!

The following providers have joined Lakeland Regional Health Physician Group: Jacarra Carey, CNM, APRN, MSN, is a Certified Nurse Midwife who sees patients at the Carol Jenkins Barnett Pavilion for Women and Children. To make an appointment with Ms. Carey, call 863.284.6860.       Yatin Kheti, MD, is a Pulmonologist and Critical Care Physician […]

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Corn Soup Is a Taste of Summer During Winter

  By DANA SPARKS Mayo Clinic News Network Would you like a taste of summer in winter? Try this scrumptious corn soup. Roasting develops the natural sugars in the corn to create a caramelized flavor and if you don’t have fresh jalapeños, use ½ teaspoon dried cayenne pepper. FIRE ROASTED CORN SOUP Serves 12 4 […]

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LRH and City of Lakeland Team Up To Enhance Behavioral Health Services for Community

New Center for Behavioral Health & Wellness Set to Open in 2021 Lakeland, FL – The City of Lakeland and Lakeland Regional Health are pleased to announce today an unprecedented investment in our community aimed to lift up those with behavioral health needs and help lessen their distress and challenges. Good behavioral health means a […]

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Polk’s Only Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation Facility Achieves Prestigious Accreditation Status

Lakeland, FL – When your loved one has a stroke or suffers multiple injuries in a motor vehicle accident, having a high-quality inpatient physical rehabilitation center nearby can make all the difference in recovery. As Polk County’s only inpatient acute physical rehabilitation facility, the Bannasch Institute for Advanced Rehabilitation Medicine is pleased to announce it […]

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