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CDC has new recommendations for celebrating the holidays

The holidays are quickly approaching and the CDC has new guidance for you and your family to celebrate safely and slow the spread of...
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Health care development boom to increase accessibility in Cape Coral

There will be more places to get the medical care you need in Southwest Florida, as multiple health care systems have announced plans to...

Lee Health reports 73 COVID-19 patients Friday, 4 deaths Thursday

Lee Health says it has 73 COVID-19 patients isolated in its hospitals on Friday. Four deaths were reported on Thursday. As of Friday morning,...
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Getting both flu, COVID-19 vaccine shots this season

Southwest Florida doctors tell WINK News that if you're considering getting a COVID-19 booster shot as well as a flu shot, there is no...

DOJ will ask Supreme Court to halt Texas abortion law

The Biden administration said Friday it will turn next to the U.S. Supreme Court its attempt to halt a Texas law that has banned...
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Ductal breast cancer more prevalent as diagnosis improves

More women are being diagnosed with ductal breast cancer due to better detection. DCIS cancer is non-invasive meaning it is confined completely to one spot. The...

Time to review your policy, Medicare open enrollment begins Friday

Medicare open enrollment for 2022 begins Friday, Oct. 15, and tomorrow through December 7. This is the time for you to review your current medical...

FDA advisers to vote on Moderna booster shots

An outside panel of the Food and Drug Administration's vaccine experts is scheduled to vote Thursday afternoon on Moderna's request to roll out booster...

78 COVID-19 patients in Lee Health hospitals Thursday, 4 deaths Wednesday

Lee Health says it has 78 COVID-19 patients isolated in its hospitals on Thursday. Four deaths were reported on Wednesday. As of Thursday morning,...

Art therapy used to help abuse victims

Art is helping survivors work through their pain and helping advocates teach violence prevention. Studies show traumatic memories are stored in the right back part...

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