Lifesaving Complex Stroke and Neurologic Care Now Available In Polk County At Lakeland Regional Health

Lakeland, FL – Patients needing complex lifesaving neuro-interventional procedures for conditions that previously required transportation to hospitals outside Polk County can now receive immediate treatment at Lakeland Regional Health’s new Biplanar NeuroInterventional Suite. In addition, Lakeland Regional Health is pleased to announce its Stroke Center, first certified in 2008, is newly designated as a Certified […]

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Helpful Guide to Sunscreen

Staying safe during the spring and summer in Florida means making sure you keep your skin protected while outside. Most people understand that wearing sunscreen is important, but if you’ve ever stood in front of the sunscreen aisle at your local store, you know that there are many products available. So, before you make your […]

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Hiding Scars: Women Have More Surgical Options for Breast Cancer

Breast Surgeons Toan Nguyen, MD, and Vanessa Prowler, MD, recently undertook special additional training to ensure that breast cancer patients do not have large, noticeable scars long after their cancer journey is over. The fellowship-trained surgeons are the only physicians in the area with Hidden ScarTM certification. “A scar is what a patient sees every […]

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Weight Loss Just Part of Story Behind FitChurch Challenge’s Success

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health’s FitChurch Challenge successfully wrapped up 12 weeks of fitness, nutrition education, weigh-ins, screenings and friendly competition to discover inspiring stories of willpower, transitions, accountability and camaraderie. Participants were all smiles as they came together for their final blood glucose and blood pressure screenings and weigh-ins on Saturday, March 24, […]

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