Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center One of 20 Hospitals Recognized for Reducing C-Sections

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health is pleased to be one of 20 healthcare organizations recognized by the Agency for Health Care Administration and the Florida Department of Health for achieving the ambitious National Healthy People 2020 objective to reduce cesarean section deliveries for first-time mothers with low-risk pregnancies. The goal is to lower the […]

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October Reminds Us to Focus on the Women in Our Lives

October is celebrated nationally as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We hope that during this time you will pause to reflect on women’s health issues, take proactive steps to monitor and improve your own health, and encourage those you love to do so as well. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, breast cancer […]

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Apple Watch Can Help Monitor Your Heart

By JEFFREY L. WILLIAMS, MD The Series 4 Apple Watch has just been announced and will prove to be a game changer for heart health monitoring. It is the first over-the-counter electrocardiogram product available direct to consumer.   It has three main features: It will be able to automatically detect abnormally slow heart rhythms. It […]

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Lakeland Regional Health Named Best Large Hospital Workplace in Florida

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health is pleased to share it was named Best Hospital Workplace with 150-plus beds by the Florida Hospital Association. The award was announced Thursday night at FHA’s annual meeting and awards presentation. Each year, the Florida Hospital Association recognizes leaders and teams in healthcare who contribute to the mission of […]

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Kick Up Your Boring Turkey Burger

  By DANA SPARKS Mayo Clinic News Network Try this tasty burger this weekend. If you can’t find smoked Gouda, use another pungent cheese such as havarti, boursin, pepper jack or Asiago. SMOKED GOUDA POBLANO TURKEY BURGER Number of servings: Serves 2 1 poblano pepper 1/2 pound ground turkey breast 1/2 cup dry oats 1/2 […]

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Quesadillas Make for a Quick Dinner Solution

  By DANA SPARKS Mayo Clinic News Network Need dinner in a hurry? Don’t get takeout. Make quick quesadillas. If you have a package of whole-wheat tortillas, a cup of cooked chicken or canned beans, and a couple of vegetables in your kitchen, you’ve got the makings of quick quesadillas. This is a great way […]

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Harrell Family Makes Significant Donation to Name and Create the Jack and Tina Harrell Family Institute for Advanced Cardiovascular Medicine

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health Foundation is pleased to announce receipt of a significant gift from the Harrell Family, designated for the Jack and Tina Harrell Family Institute for Advanced Cardiovascular Medicine. “We are overwhelmed by the longstanding leadership and inspiring generosity shown to Lakeland Regional Health by Jack Harrell, Jr., his wife Tina, […]

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