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Her Heart: Lifesaving Facts from Betty

Her Heart: Lifesaving Facts from Betty

It’s Heart Month. So, that means it’s time to focus on the #2 killer in our community. We want to start by introducing you to Betty McMahon and thanking her for sharing her encounter with the heart attack that could have killed her. It didn’t. There are a lot of…


Just One Thing: Taking a Robotic Test Drive

Just One Thing: Taking a Robotic Test Drive

Want to test drive a surgical robot? Now’s your chance. The Robotics Center of North Florida Regional Healthcare is proud to welcome its third surgical robot. Named the ‘Xi’ – it’s the newest and most advanced of the da Vinci® Robotic Systems. We invite you to join us for a…


Kids Will Be Kids

Kids Will Be Kids

There are many different injuries or illnesses that can send a child to the ER — bike accidents, falls, burns, poisonings, the flu. The key is knowing what triggers to look for in your child to decide if your little one needs the ER. Dr. Robyn Hoelle, the Medical Director…


Will You Know When Your Child Needs the ER?

Will You Know When Your Child Needs the ER?

Women and Wellness is focusing on Pediatric Emergencies this month. So the most important question for parents and guardians is… will you know when your child needs an ER versus when your child just needs to see the pediatrician? Nationwide, the three most common things that send children to the…


GERD or Reflux? Whatever name you use for this tummy condition, it’s no fun.

GERD or Reflux? Whatever name you use for this tummy condition, it’s no fun.

Misery loves company, right? If that old saying is true, then people who suffer from a stomach condition known as either simply Reflux or (not so simply) Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD for short, do have plenty of company. Consider these statistics. Sixty percent of the adult population will experience…


How to Join Our 2016 Women and Wellness Advisory Board

How to Join Our 2016 Women and Wellness Advisory Board

Last week, we sent out a Just One Thing e-mail to all of our Women and Wellness members letting them know about an exciting thing we’re going to pilot in 2016. We are excited to announce that we will be forming a Women and Wellness Advisory Board. What does it…


Just One Thing: The Basics of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Just One Thing: The Basics of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

I don’t know about you, but I’m a visual learner. So for this week’s Just One Thing, I thought why not tell you information about a disorder that affects more women than men but do it in a fun way that’s easy to read and understand. Enter… the infographic. This…


Just One Thing: Our Women and Wellness Advisory Board

Just One Thing: Our Women and Wellness Advisory Board

Happy Friday to all of our Women and Wellness members! Do you wish you had more control over the topics we spotlight each month on Women and Wellness? If you answered yes, then get ready for 2016. Next year, we will be creating a Women and Wellness Advisory Board. Would…


Just One Thing: Pay Attention To Your Digestive System

Just One Thing: Pay Attention To Your Digestive System

Ladies, it’s time to talk about plumbing. No, not the plumping that happens when your pipe at home breaks and water goes everywhere. The plumbing of your body. We know you may not think it’s polite to talk about our digestive system, but it’s so important that we’re turning the…


Digestive Disorders Affecting More Women Than Men

Digestive Disorders Affecting More Women Than Men

Did you know that some digestive disorders affect more women than men? In this WCJB TV-20 Medical Spotlight, Gastroenterologist Dr. Renata Wajsman discusses how acid reflux and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) tend to affect more women than men. Why? When should you go to the doctor? What are the treatment…


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