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Coping with single-sided deafness

Coping with single-sided deafness

Single-sided deafness, sometimes referred to as unilateral hearing loss, is a condition in which an individual experiences hearing loss in only one ear, but can hear normally out of the other ear, or has some form of a hearing loss to a lesser degree...
Published: 02/06/16
Getting back on the wellness path

Getting back on the wellness path

Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center’s approach to saving lives extends well beyond the emergency room and the Heart and Vascular Center.
Published: 02/06/16
Heart health and aging: Six steps to a healthier you

Heart health and aging: Six steps to a healthier you

Heart disease risks are not inevitable with advancing age. Aging can, however, cause changes in the heart and blood vessels.
Published: 02/06/16
The glass slipper doesn’t always fit

The glass slipper doesn’t always fit

Every woman at one time or another wants to feel like a princess living in a fairy tale. Some women are trying to achieve this dream through a popular new surgical treatment: Cinderella surgery.
Published: 02/06/16
Snowmageddon: we don’t shovel snow in Highlands

Snowmageddon: we don’t shovel snow in Highlands

SEBRING — On Jan. 22, Don Elwell watched TV news and monitored the Weather Channel as an historic blizzard dumped up to three feet on the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern states.
Published: 02/06/16
Buyers of Harder Hall to seek extensions to close on deal

Buyers of Harder Hall to seek extensions to close on deal

SEBRING — A buyer under contract to purchase Harder Hall will seek up to two 90-day extensions before finalizing the deal with the city of Sebring.
Published: 02/06/16
Get to know your ticker

Get to know your ticker

“The beat goes on, the beat goes on. Drums keep pounding, a rhythm to the brain...” — lyrics from “The Beat Goes On” by Sonny and Cher.
Published: 02/06/16
How do emotions affect your heart health?

How do emotions affect your heart health?

For centuries, the heart has been regarded as the source of emotions. But how do your emotions affect your heart health?
Published: 02/06/16
Life in prison for man who shot wife, put photo on Facebook

Life in prison for man who shot wife, put photo on Facebook

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida man was sentenced to life in prison Friday for fatally shooting his wife eight times during an argument, a slaying that gained international notoriety after he posted a photo of her bloody body on Facebook....
Published: 02/05/16
Bobcat siblings rescued, released in Venus preserve

Bobcat siblings rescued, released in Venus preserve

VENUS — Two baby bobcat siblings, found on the side of the road last year, have been returned to a wildlife preserve in Venus after months of care and rehabilitation.
Published: 02/05/16