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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 […]

Just What the Doctor Ordered: An ER Designed for Seniors

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It’s certainly not a secret that Southwest Florida has a growing senior population—not just in season, but 12 months a year. We are blessed to be surrounded by a demographic of adults who have a proven history of giving—and many of us believe that it is appropriate for them to be on the receiving end of a thoughtful, compassionate community. […]

Colon Cancer Awareness is a Year-Round Event

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Well, I just made it! The publication date for this specific issue of Coastal Breeze News is March 30 so it is still technically National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Here’s some background: President Clinton officially named March as National Colon Cancer Awareness Month in February 2000. Since that time, this designation has led to an annual parade of patients, survivors, […]


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