Golisano Children's Hospital 5th annivesary

Celebrating Golisano Children’s Hospital’s 5th Birthday

May 15, 2022

Happy fifth birthday to Golisano Children’s Hospital! The region’s only children’s hospital was once housed inside HealthPark Medical Center. In 2017, the children’s hospital became…

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Home Base Helps SWFL Veterans Recover, Live Well

November 4, 2021

By Craig Handel   When Armando Hernandez graduated from FGCU in 2014, he thought he’d work with athletes. An internship with the Boston Red Sox…

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Local Food Pantry Interfaith Charities Bursting With Food

May 13, 2021

Community Members can Help Spread the Word: More Food Means a Capacity for More Clients Today, Interfaith Charities of South Lee (ICSL) announced a recent…

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Let’s Talk Dementia

May 2, 2021

Carol Howell found her calling through caring for her mother By D. K. Christi Photos by Autumn Gates Estero resident Carol Howell didn’t intend to…

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Building a Med Spa Business

March 22, 2021

Former ER clinicians now specialize in boosting beauty By D. K. Christi Neither a major recession nor a global pandemic could alter the upward trajectory…

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Coach Greg Poss

Train Your Brain

March 7, 2021

Former Everblades Coach Greg Poss writes book on mental optimization By Craig Handel In the same season the Florida Everblades won the ECHL championship, Coach…

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New Wave of Healing

February 13, 2021

Integrative Rehab Medicine provides drug-free remedies for pain By D. K. Christi When pain strikes, the most common approaches are medications, steroid injections and surgery…

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Angel Cerritos

7 Questions with Angel Cerritos, Executive Director of Sky Family YMCA

January 30, 2021

By Autumn Gates   For the past 16 years, Angel Cerritos has been involved with the YMCA. The opportunities it provided him as a youth…

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Community partners launch Healthy Minds initiative

January 25, 2021

The mental and emotional effects of COVID-19 are impacting well-being in significant ways amid the pandemic, with 40 percent of U.S. adults reporting symptoms of…

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Derek Anderson

Tune Your Body Like an Athlete with Massage

January 25, 2021

I’m lucky as a massage therapist that I can translate the work I do for athletes on the Everblades hockey team to clients at the…

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Christy Ivie

Christy’s Cause Releases Real Talk Video Series

November 1, 2020

Six-Episode Educational Series Focuses on Sex Trafficking and Exploitation Christy’s Cause, a non-profit working to eradicate child sex trafficking and exploitation through education, public awareness,…

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THE LIFT PROJECT: Giving Happiness a Boost

September 29, 2020

Would you like to be at least 30 percent happier? That’s the promise of The Lift Project, a 10-week program designed to “lift your mood…

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