When Community Health Centers (CHC) opened its doors in South Apopka in 1972, patients were treated in a small trailer donated by the Catholic Diocese of Orlando. The goal was to provide quality healthcare for an underserved community. Caregivers had a passion for the community and treated people with dignity and respect; it was a place where everybody belonged.
The journey to overcome cancer takes so much of the human spirit. Harnessing every ounce of courage, strength, support and hope, completing treatment and transitioning from a cancer patient to a survivor marks the start of a new path, one that's all about getting back to feeling your best and being empowered to thrive.
Hip pain is one of the most common complaints among older adults. In fact, 1 in 5 men and 1 in 4 women are at risk for hip osteoarthritis, according to the CDC. If hip pain is affecting your daily life, it's important to know that there are treatment options that will help you stay mobile.
An electronic cigarette, which is a device that heats a liquid into an aerosol that the user inhales, made smoking feel safer. The odorless vapor that it produced also made it easier to smoke more discreetly, both indoors and outdoors.
Recent studies show that it can result as an accumulative effect from sun damage (90 percent in the case of nonmelanoma skin cancers). Florida’s near year-round high temperatures means we are all at a higher risk.