State of Health The Florida Hospital Blog
Blog Archive - December 2013
POSTED BY: Diabetes & Endocrinology Institute December 24, 2013
For people with diabetes, the holidays can bring some challenges with all the cookies, cakes, and pies that are shared. If you are planning to spend the holiday season with friends and family, you’ll need to be prepared.
POSTED BY: Peter Bath, D.Min., MBA December 17, 2013
This past week the Florida Hospital Tampa mission team served the people of Cayo District in Belize, providing orthopedic and cardiology consults along with general medicine, physical therapy assessments/interventions and, where applicable, surgery.
POSTED BY: Amanda Rayno December 17, 2013
Getting your hearing tested with a loved one may be the most precious and helpful gift you can give or receive this holiday season, says the Better Hearing Institute (BHI). No doubt, it will be among the very best things you and your loved one can do to safeguard an active, healthy, engaging lifestyle.
POSTED BY: Christine Jallad December 13, 2013
Proper nutrition is the foundation to a healthy lifestyle that should be taught at any early age.
POSTED BY: Kayla Burton December 11, 2013
Dr. Diego Guerrero identifies five common causes of back pain in women.
POSTED BY: Michelle Oswald-Bianchet | December 10, 2013 December 10, 2013
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Hosts 29th Annual “Lighting of the Trees” Christmas Tree Lighting Event
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills hosted its 29th annual “Lighting of the Trees” Christmas tree lighting event on Sunday, December 8, 2013. The event welcomed over 5,000 local residents to the front lawn of the hospital, where they were treated to a full day of festivities and celebration.
POSTED BY: Christopher Thurston, PT, DPT, CSCS, TPI Certified Physical Therapist December 9, 2013
NBA Injuries: After Torn Achilles Tendon, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant Looking to Defy Odds in His Return
Future NBA Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant is arguably one of the greatest basketball players of all time. He is recuperating from an injury that required surgical repair, and since has been sidelined by a torn Achilles tendon dating back to April 2013. At the age of 35, Kobe has numerous accomplishments that include NBA championships, NBA League MVP, Slam Dunk Champion and countless NBA All-star game appearances. Bryant has sat out the start of the 2013-2014 season thus far and is looking to return to the court soon.
POSTED BY: Peter Bath, D.Min., MBA December 5, 2013
For many people, “luck” becomes a force upon which they rely, more than they might realize. In an attempt to explain life’s twists and turns, it seems that what we don’t understand we often attribute to “luck” either good or bad. In attributing power to “luck” you deny the responsibility you and I have in life.
POSTED BY: Jessica Palo December 5, 2013
At the end of the day, one of the first things that come to mind is food. What am I cooking for dinner, or better yet, where am I picking up dinner? Sound familiar? In today’s fast-paced world, it’s hard to find the time to prepare a nice sit-down meal.
POSTED BY: Julia Riola December 3, 2013
Shocking statistics show that up to 1 out of 5 U.S. adults are affected by GERD. Are you?