Veterans Articles

Floridians deserve a whole month to show their pride for our brave veterans.

November should be known in Florida as “Veteran Appreciation Month,” according to legislation filed by Republican Senator Blaise Ingoglia and Republican Representative Jeff Holcomb. Both Spring Hill lawmakers filed measures (SB 346, HB 357) to encourage counties,...
Understanding PTSD and Substance Abuse

Understanding PTSD and Substance Abuse

Studies show PTSD and substance use problems are abundant in people who served in the military and civilians. According to Quyen Bui, Marriage and Family Therapist, American Addiction Centers, almost 1 out of every 3 Veterans seeking treatment for substance use...

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Falls: The Good News and the Bad News

Falls: The Good News and the Bad News

Prepared by the ECCL’s Health Council and the “Fall’s” Sub-Committee More people over 65 in Lee County die from a fall than all people who die in a motor vehicle crash. One in four people over 65 will fall each year. Lee Health Emergency Departments have over 1000...

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Red Sox Home Base Program Supports Local Veterans

In 2004 and 2007, following their historic World Series wins, Red Sox owners, management, and players, along with Massachusetts General Hospital representatives, visited Walter Reed Medical Center and met hospitalized Veterans of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan....

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