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Health Focus: Well-Woman Exam

2 Reasons Why You Should Schedule Your Well-Woman Exam Sometimes life gets in the way of minor things such as remembering to call someone, getting an oil change or picking up your dry cleaning. But when it comes to your health – nothing should be seen as a “minor thing.” It’s important to schedule and Read More…

Rites of Spring

Celebrate spring with some amazing art and floral festivals! Winter Park Art Festival Be a part of the 60th annual Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival’s annual celebration of the arts, held March 15 – 17 along Winter park’s historic and charming Park Avenue and in Central Park. With more than 300,00 visitors and 225 top-rated Read More…

The 306 Foundation’s Taste4Toolbox 2019

Where the Best of Central Florida Gastronomy and Inspiration Meet Taste4Toolbox will bring together some of the best chefs, confections and beverages in the area on March 7. The event will benefit the 306 Foundation and its community program Toolbox4Life. “I am honored to be involved with Toolbox4life because I greatly respect the work they Read More…

Whole New Year, Whole New You

Make 2019 Your Healthiest Year Yet The New Year is a time for change. Like most of us, you may feel there’s some room for improvement in your life – in your physical fitness, your relationships, or your work/life balance. If there’s a piece of your puzzle missing, what simple changes might help bring the Read More…

Happy New Year and Cheers to our 2019 Women of the Year!!!

Cheers. And More Cheers! Brave. Bold. Dynamic. Daring. Leader. Believer. Open. Honest. Risk-taker. Rule-breaker. That pretty much sums up our Women of the Year. They are all accomplished, articulate and passionate. It was a pleasure to chat with each of them – and I learned a lot. And you might wonder why we make our Read More…

A Very Special Journey to Volunteering

Women Who Inspire – A Florida Hospital for Women Series  Karen Kaczmarek has only been in Central Florida three years, but she has found a very special way to give back to the community as a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) “cuddler” — a volunteer who gives love and gentle hugs to the tiniest babies. Read More…

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Leading Cause of Infertility

PCOS is an insulin resistance (prediabetes) syndrome Do you have irregular periods? Are you dealing with excess hair growth on your body, or with thinning hair on your head? How about unexplained weight gain?  Have you been trying, and failing, to conceive a baby for more than six months? Do you have central fat, cravings Read More…

Fun for All at Festival of Trees

Filled with twinkling lights and glittering trees, the Orlando Museum of Art is a spectacle to see during the Festival of Trees. This long-standing, now in its 32nd year, fundraiser for the Museum remains popular because each year there’s a new theme and crop of Christmas trees. Presented by Council of 101, this year’s event Read More…

Women Who Inspire: Breast Cancer Survivor Maria Guthrie

WOMEN WHO INSPIRE – A FLORIDA HOSPITAL FOR WOMEN SERIES A Conversation with Breast Cancer Survivor Maria Guthrie Even though she was diagnosed with advanced stage breast cancer and told she may not see her children graduate from high school, Maria Guthrie asked her team at Florida Hospital for the most aggressive treatment plan and Read More…

Harbor House Recognizes Community Champions

They live in the shadows, but we see it too many times throughout news headlines – in our very own backyard with a tragic ending, in the NFL, and recently from Ohio State University. Domestic violence is a disease encompassing our community, state and world. Most of the time, it’s happening right in front of Read More…