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Based in Orlando, we are one of Florida's most comprehensive not-for-profit healthcare networks.
Based in Orlando, we are one of Florida's most comprehensive not-for-profit healthcare networks.

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Today is National Falls Prevention Awareness Day! Each year, more than three million people 65 and older are treated in emergency rooms for fall injuries. David Willis, RN, explains why these types of falls happen and how to prevent them.
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As physicians have learned more about the brain and concussions, they’ve also learned more about how to speed the healing process. Harrison Youmans, MD, offers new advice for preventing and treating concussions.
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Time to get the flu shot! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends adults and children over 6 months get their flu vaccine by the end of October 2018. Benjamin Kaplan, MD, explains why.
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In order for the body to function at peak performance, it must be properly hydrated. Harrison Youmans, MD, explains what athletes should know about dehydration, over-hydration and when to provide more than water to recover.
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Sickle cell disease is an inherited disorder of the red blood cells that can lead to pain, organ damage, infection, acute chest syndrome and stroke. Benjamin Kaplan, MD, explains how patients can manage symptoms and improve their quality of life.
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Most people with human papillomavirus (HPV) don’t develop symptoms and may never know they’ve had the infection, which makes it easier to spread. Meredith Watson-Locklear, MD, explains vaccines and other actions to reduce the chances of contracting this infection.
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Here's a mouth-watering recipe to add to your weekend meal prep! Try this Raspberry Overnight Muesli:
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Yummy! Another delicious recipe is on the blog! Take a stab at this recipe for Mocha Ice Cream Pie:
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Cardiologist Dr. Deepak Vivek discusses a lifesaving program at here at Orlando Health! Take a look:
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Prescription drug addiction is a health crisis in the United States, with the abuse of opioids leading the way. But robotic surgery is reducing the need for opioid medications. Veronica Schimp, DO, explains how this type of surgery is changing the pain-management culture.
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