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Ask the Experts Blog

We post regular content that focuses on important health topics and issues that affect you and your family with tips and advice from health experts right here at Lakeland. We want to hear from you! Do you have a health topic you'd like to see featured? 

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How 30 Minutes Can Help Prevent Colon Cancer
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Mar 05, 2018

Colonoscopies are one of the main ways to detect colon cancer for early treatment. If you’re age 50 or older, talk to your primary care provider about getting an annual screening.

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Diabetic Foot Care Seminar

Staying One Step Ahead of Diabetic Foot Care
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Mar 01, 2018

It’s important to practice self-care to protect your feet and keep them healthy.

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Menopause: Navigating the Change Seminar

Menopause: Navigating the Change
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Feb 19, 2018

Many women think menopause is something that happens overnight. In reality, it’s a process.

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Check-Up: Things to Consider Before Plastic Surgery
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Feb 15, 2018

Training, credentials, friendliness of staff, and product are all important things to keep in mind when choosing a plastic surgeon.

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Acts of Kindness

Top 10 Ways to Have a Great Day
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Feb 12, 2018

When we perform acts of kindness, the levels of the love hormone, oxytocin, are increased.

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Check-Up: Robotic Surgery Explained
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Feb 01, 2018

The da Vinci robot is just a tool in the hands of the surgeon.

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The SMART way to stay motivated
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Jan 22, 2018

People often give up on their New Year's resolutions to get healthy, because they don't know how to set realistic goals.

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Don't Be Fooled by Food Labels
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Jan 15, 2018

Learn how to read food labels so you know what the facts really mean.

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Preventing Cervical Cancer
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Jan 12, 2018

Cervical cancer deaths have drastically decreased due to more women taking preventative measures.

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Health Technology

Tracking Health With Technology
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Jan 08, 2018

Keeping tabs on your diet and exercise can be difficult. Technology can help you with that.

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Workout at home

8 Simple Moves for an At-Home Workout
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Jan 02, 2018

It isn’t always easy to find time to go to the gym. Don’t let that be an excuse to put your health on the back burner.

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Webb Clancy-Da Vinci Hernia Seminar

Surgeons Repair More Than 1 Million of These Each Year
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Dec 14, 2017

Living with a hernia can be painful, the only way to relieve pain and prevent future damage is with surgery.

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Choosing a Birth Control Option That Suits You
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Dec 11, 2017

Deciding on a method for pregnancy prevention can be an overwhelming task.

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Check-Up: Keep Your Blood Pressure in Check
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Dec 06, 2017

New guidelines mean millions more will have high blood pressure. Learn how to keep yours in check.

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9 Things Every Parent Should Know When Buying Toys
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Dec 04, 2017

Help ensure your children have a safe and happy holiday season.

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Check-Up: How to Avoid a Hernia
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Nov 30, 2017

Once you have a hernia, surgery is the only way to fix the problem. Learn steps you can take to prevent one from forming.

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Managing Diabetes Blog

Managing Diabetes — It’s Not Easy, But It’s Worth It
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Nov 27, 2017

Diabetes educators answer three common questions regarding diabetes.

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Spotting Symptoms of Varicose Veins and How to Find Relief
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Nov 21, 2017

Even though veins can be seen, they may not necessarily be varicose veins.

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Caregiving Around the Clock.
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Nov 03, 2017

Looking after a loved one can be a rewarding and fulfilling experience and at times it can also be overwhelming, challenging, or lonely.

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Starting the Conversation
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Oct 17, 2017

It’s never too early to begin the conversation about sexual assault with your children.

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