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Homeless Senior Citizens

October 8, 2011
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Hear a discussion about the rising number of homeless senior citizens in Seminole County, Fl., those 60 years of age or older. Karen Harmon, housing coordinator of Seminole Behavioral Health Care in Sanford; Barbara Fore, elder crimes and services investigator with the Seminole County Sheriff’s office; and Susan Mooty, a 61 year old local...
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Solantic Takes the Pain Out of Back-To-School Physicals in Oviedo and Winter Springs

August 8, 2011
Solantic Takes the Pain Out of Back-To-School Physicals in Oviedo and Winter Springs

Orlando, Fla. – Between clothes, pencils, notebooks and other school supplies, going back to school can be an expensive time for families. Solantic Walk-In Urgent Care is hoping to help ease that burden in Central Florida with a special “$5 off” back-to-school physical. Students in kindergarten through 12th grade who are entering a Florida...
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Commentary: Gynecologic and Ovarian Cancer

June 15, 2011
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Hear Bonnie Donihi, executive director, Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Florida, located in Longwood, comment on the passage in 2011 of the Kelly Smith Gynecologic and Ovarian Cancer Education and Awareness Act. “On May 31st 2011, Florida’s Governor Rick Scott signed important legislation to advance women’s health. The Kelly Smith Gynecologic and Ovarian Cancer Education and...
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Seminole County — Mental Health and the Justice System

May 31, 2011
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On Heard in Central Florida hear remarks offered at the League of Women Voters of Seminole County’s March 24, 2011 Hot Topics Luncheon on the subject of Mental Health and the Justice System spoken by three subject matter experts closely associated with the issue — Donald F. Eslinger, Sheriff of Seminole County; Dr. Valerie...
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Health Care Reform

April 29, 2011
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Hear remarks offered by Dr. Aaron Liberman on the subject of Health Care Reform.  Dr. Liberman is Professor of Health Services Administration at the University of Central Florida in Orlando (length 58:58). After introductions, Dr. Liberman’s presentation runs 40 minutes. It is followed by 12-minutes of answers to audience questions. This event summary is...
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Stop Gym Segregation

April 26, 2011
Stop Gym Segregation

Yes I know it’s hard to believe that this type of ignorance is still in existence, but it is. Just walk into any commercial gym in America and you’ll see it with your own eyes. Women scurrying about on the cardio equipment and men packed into the free weight area like cattle. A few...
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Can Hiring a Trainer Help With Results?

April 8, 2011
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“Supervised exercise versus non-supervised exercise for reducing weight in obese adults” Nicolai SP et al/ Journal Sports Med Physical Fitness. 2009 Mar;49 (1): 85-90. This research study looked at the effects of training with supervision/instruction (ie a qualified trainer) versus “advice”. Two groups – Group one met a trainer twice a week for 4...
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Blown Tire Syndrome

March 15, 2011
Blown Tire Syndrome

Another work week is in the books and you’ve been perfect all week with your nutrition and exercise plan.  You ate breakfast every day, packed a healthy lunch and snacks to take to work, and got to the gym four times. You even scheduled a Saturday bike ride with some friends. Your feeling good...
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A Hospital in Oviedo’s Future?

February 16, 2011
Oviedo's Hospital Future?

Gaining a hospital facility in the city of Oviedo, Florida has been on the city’s economic development agenda for quite a while. It has been an arduous journey of regulations, permits, appeals, competition, setbacks and frustration. Oviedo Mayor Dominic Persampiere and Jeff Gregg, the state’s bureau chief of Health Facility Regulation of the Agency...
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Myth: Women That Lift Heavy Weights Will Get Bulky

February 15, 2011
Myth: Women That Lift Heavy Weights Will Get Bulky

It’s funny how women will tote around a 20lb purse or pick up their 30-40lb kids all day, but when at the gym they won’t touch a weight over 10lbs. This is 2011 ladies. No more “girlie” push ups. If you want your body  to change you  need  to do full body workouts and...
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