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The Inside Scoop on Physicians Regional’s Upcoming Open Heart Surgery Services

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Scott Lowe, Physician’s Regional Healthcare Systems Market CEO discusses cardiac health in his column To Your Health.

ACT on Managing Your Time

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Dr. Rich Blonna discusses time management and reducing stress in his column Stress Less, Live More.

National Volunteer Month

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Scott Lowe, Physician’s Regional Healthcare Systems Market CEO writes about volunteers in his column To Your Health.

Does Anybody Really Know What Time it Is? Does Anybody Really Care?

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Dr. Rich Blonna discusses time management and reducing stress in his column Stress Less, Live More.

Everyone Needs Stroke Education

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Scott Lowe, Physician’s Regional Healthcare Systems Market CEO provides stroke symptoms and information on stroke prevention in his column To Your Health.

Take Comfort in Our Emergency Room

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A few years ago, my friend Tom told me a story that has continued to shape my view on emergency room services. Just one week after relocating to Marco Island, Tom found himself in the Emergency Room at Physicians Regional-Collier Boulevard. He had been experiencing many of the symptoms associated with a heart attack.   Though a family member accompanied him, […]

Don’t Fear the Urologist

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Ladies, I may need to call on you for support today as this week’s topic can send the men in your lives running for cover. As women begin having (very personal) gynecological exams in their teens, you may not initially be terribly sympathetic; however, some men may need a word or two of encouragement today. And why? There’s a chance […]

Physicians Regional Hosts Seventh Annual PINK PARTY

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Got any plans for Thursday, October 4th from 6 to 8 PM? Hopefully, you will embrace the worldwide “think pink” movement and join us at Physicians Regional Healthcare System’s annual Pink Party in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. You may already know Physicians Regional from our convenient Walk-In Clinic at the corner of Barfield and San Marco on Marco […]

Healthcare on the Go

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We’ve all been there. We wake up and don’t feel quite right. Perhaps it’s a sore throat or flu-like symptoms. Or an uncomfortable and unexpected ache/pain. Of course, there are always those unforeseen pulled muscles and accidental cuts. Then we think: “It would probably be a good idea to go see a doctor.” Naturally, that thought is often followed by: […]

Why Primary Care?

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Though much as been written about the importance of having a Primary Care Physician (PCP), I’m still surprised by the number of people I meet who haven’t established a relationship with a PCP. The benefits of having a PCP are, quite literally, built into the definition of the word “primary.” 1. Of chief importance; principal. 2.  Earliest in time or […]


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