August 16, 2017 RSS feed / Healthy Living

Gulf Coast Medical Center expansion funded

The Lee Health board of directors approved a $306,293,011 expenditure — the final funding request for a major expansion of Gulf Coast Medical Center.  More...

Lee Health gives $269,250 to 172 individuals in grants

Each year, Lee Health awards educational grants and scholarships to employees, volunteers, family members and local residents who are interested in pursuing a career in a health-related profession. More...

Els Center of Excellence a game-changer for autism education

The Els Center of Excellence in Jupiter — founded by PGA golfer Ernie Els and his wife Liezl Els — welcomed its first high-schoolers Aug. More...

Expansion and transition are vital to our future

On Aug. 10, Dave Kistel, vice president of Facility Management, presented the final request for funding for the expansion of Gulf Coast Medical Center to the Lee Health Board of Directors. More...

SalusCare could lose $750K in state funds

SalusCare Inc., Southwest Florida’s most comprehensive provider of mental health and substance abuse treatment services, is facing a $750,000 cut in state funding, putting children’s crisis, adult substance abuse and psychiatry services a More...

Vascular surgeons offer a variety of treatments for varicose veins

If you’re among the 20 to 30 percent of women affected by varicose veins, you may feel self-conscious about showing your legs in public. As for men, 20 percent have significant leg vein problems, according to the Vascular Disease Foundation. More...