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    Thursday, November 09, 2017
    The holidays are upon us, and that means family, fun, and gatherings. For some, this season brings more than just jolly and cheer, it can actually cause stress and depression. Dr. Victoria Bustamante Avellaneda is a clinical psychologist at Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital, and she has answered key questions to help you, or someone you know, understand the holiday blues.   To read Dr. ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, Health and Wellness
    Monday, November 06, 2017
    As we head into the busy holiday season, please schedule an appointment with Polga Medical Group or your healthcare provider by no later than December 31, 2017to conduct a quarterly review of your individual health status and any current medical or health concerns you’d like to discuss.    One of the primary reasons to see your doctor regularly is because the focus of general medicine is on ...read more
    Categories: Announcement, Health and Wellness
    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, but we at Jackson Health System want to remind you to always keep your breast health in mind. Know what’s normal for you, and don’t hesitate to ask for help from a healthcare professional if something doesn’t feel right. The earlier any cancer is found, the better the chances are for a full recovery, making it imperative for women to receive ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Health and Wellness
    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    Did you know that for women at high risk for breast cancer (typically because of a strong family history or carry a hereditary breast cancer gene mutation), an MRI may be an appropriate tool to screen for breast cancer and other abnormalities in the breast? A breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test is an imaging test that does not use radiation. It uses magnetic fields to capture multiple ...read more
    Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
    Friday, September 29, 2017
    Help is just a phone call away Satori Waters & LakeHaven Recovery Centers   Are you using alcohol or drugs every day to make it through each day?Are you experiencing legal problems and in many instances these legal problems are a result of alcohol or drug abuse?Have you experienced problems with interpersonal relationships?Have you tried to cut down on your use of alcohol or drugs and have been ...read more
    Categories: Announcement, Health and Wellness, Community
    Wednesday, December 14, 2016
    Q: Tell us a bit about yourself. Have you always lived in Miami?  A: I grew up in Seattle, and moved to South Florida nearly 20 years ago, so I guess I can call myself a Florida “native” at this point. I received a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Washington State University, and was very involved in student activities and the campus community there. In 1998 I followed the sun ...read more
    Categories: Community, Health and Wellness
    Wednesday, December 07, 2016
    By: Bethany Rundell  Resolving to lose weight in the New Year? Many look to “gimmicks” that have helped other people effectively lose weight in a short amount of time. But quick fixes, especially when it comes to nutrition, aren’t always best, according to experts.  Registered dietitian Cathy Clark-Reyes, of Baptist Health Primary Care, shares the top five myths that she most often encounters ...read more
    Categories: Community, Health and Wellness
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