LRH Opens Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

  Lakeland Regional Health is pleased to introduce its Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, beginning February 19, 2018, at our North Campus/Hollis Cancer Center, 3525 Lakeland Hills Blvd. Studies show cardiac rehabilitation lowers the risk of future cardiac events. Cardiac rehabilitation helps patients eat better, lose weight, and better engage in daily activities. Who is a candidate […]

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Your Mom Was Right About Orange Juice …

  By SANDRA HARRISON, MSA, RD A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition states that daily consumption of 100% orange juice is likely to benefit brain function in older adults. That joins research that shows that a glass of OJ improves blood vessel function and greatly boosts one’s immune system, among […]

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What’s Healthy at Area BBQ Fests?

By SANDRA HARRISON, MSA, RD Outside of Florida, barbecue season is generally spring and summer. We are fortunate here in Polk County to be able to grill outdoors all year long. Barbecue doesn’t have to be synonymous with big, sloppy, calorie-laden ribs and carb-heavy side dishes. Just in time for our the kickoff of barbecue […]

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