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Fair named administrator for Palmview facilityGulf Coast Village, a Cape Coral Continuing Care Retirement Community, has hired seasoned health care leader Jackie Fair as administrator for Palmview, a 130,980-square-foot assisted living and memory care facility.Palmview offers 80 assisted living ...

Be a good sport — watch out for your eyes

Southwest Florida is an ideal place to play, with weather that encourages outdoor sports all year long.While baseball and softball are associated with spring and summer in northern climates, leagues play ball in Florida year-round. Same with swimming and other watersports. Tennis, anyone? Gone ...

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Physicians Primary Care of Southwest Florida adds two family medicine physiciansPhysicians' Primary Care of Southwest Florida has added two new family medicine physicians to its staff to meet the increased demand for primary health care needs in Lee County.Dr. Syed Sher has joined Physicians' ...

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Lee Health invites mothers to take part in Global Big Latch OnSouthwest Florida mothers are invited to join Lee Health for the Global "Big Latch On" event to raise awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding. The annual event is held around the world during World Breastfeeding Week, which ...

Seniors may be eligible for special Medicare coverage plan

The Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida is taking the time to reassure residents of Lee County that the letters they have received from the Social Security Administration are legitimate and they should seek out a SHINE counselor to help them apply for the Medicare programs ...

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Lee Health presents Commitment to Nursing Excellence AwardsFor those who choose it, nursing is a vocation that requires a sincere dedication to patients, fellow nurses and other clinicians. To honor those who go above and beyond in this calling, Lee Health has presented 19 nurses with its 2019 ...

Symposium to address substance abuse problems

The recovery community is gathering to begin its work towards identifying community needs locally to combat substance abuse issues and help provide long-term sustainable recovery.More than 30 organizations, both for profit and non-profit, will be represented at the Recovery Community ...

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Horlbeck joins staff of Fort Myers Ear Nose and Throat AssociatesDr. Drew Horlbeck recently joined the staff of Fort Myers Ear Nose and Throat Associates, bringing extensive and specialized experience caring for patients with disorders of hearing and balance. Horlbeck also now serves as Medical ...

7th Annual ‘Race Against Head and Neck Cancer’ 5K Run/2-Mile Walk April 27

21st Century C.A.R.E., the independent charitable foundation of the integrated cancer provider 21st Century Oncology, is hosting its 7th Annual "Race Against Head and Neck Cancer" 5K Run/2-Mile Walk Saturday, April 27. The race will start at 8 a.m. at Century Link Sports Complex at Hammond ...