Health News Online Spring 2014

Health News Spring 2014

Health News Online is a comprehensive online publication — updated regularly — that offers health information, safety tips, recipes and other information that can help enhance the health and well being of residents of Manatee County.

Some of our community’s most recognized residents choose Manatee Memorial for their healthcare needs and those of their family members.
Read a message from Manatee Healthcare System CEO Kevin DiLallo and Lakewood Ranch Medical Center CEO Richard Fletcher.
Bariatric surgery can reset the body’s craving for food
Patients agree that going through the radial artery is a more comfortable cardiac catheterization.
A highly individualized program at The Orthopaedic Spine and Joint Center at Lakewood Ranch helps deliver tailor-made solutions to joint replacement.
Multi-disciplinary Lung Institute opens at Manatee Memorial.
Robotic surgery and the only gynecologic oncologist in the county are on your side at Manatee Memorial Hospital.
Ronald Grubb, DO, and Reed Holland, DO, answer some common health questions about planning a trip that involves an airplane flight to another country.
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Kevin DiLallo
Group Vice President, Universal Health Services, Inc., CEO of Manatee Healthcare System

Richard Fletcher
CEO, Lakewood Ranch Medical Center

Vernon DeSear
Vice President, Manatee Healthcare System

Betty Chambliss
Director, Advertising and Community Relations, Manatee Healthcare System

Lisa Kirkland
Manager of Marketing and Volunteer Services, Lakewood Ranch Medical Center

Ted West
Official Hospital Photographer

Information in Health News comes from a wide variety of medical experts. If you have any concerns or questions about specific content that may affect your health, please contact your healthcare provider. Models may be used in photos or illustrations. Any opinions expressed by an author whose article appears in this publication are solely the opinions of the author and not necessarily reflect the views of Manatee Healthcare System, Manatee Memorial Hospital, Lakewood Ranch Medical Center or Universal Health Services, Inc. Physicians mentioned in this publication are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Manatee Healthcare System. The hospital shall not be liable for actions or treatments provided by physicians.

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