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Straight Talk by Dr. Weiss
  • Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) and the NCH Healthcare System have partnered for decades with school nurses and athletic trainers. When the two biggest institutions in our community collaborate, everyone benefits.
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  • Simple acts of kindness may seem trivial when shared but can have a huge positive impact on others who are stressed, in need, or in precarious situations. Three recent examples make the point.
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  • As a health system caring for the people of Southwest Florida, we are actively improving well-being, not only by managing illness and injury, but also by identifying ways in which we can create a healthier and more active community for all our residents. We are bringing together schools, grocery stores, restaurants, employers, civic organizations and other groups in a true cross-community collaboration. 15,000 early adopters (and counting) have joined us in this grassroots transformation, momentum that underscores our residents’ commitment to living their healthiest lives.—Allen S. Weiss
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Health Advice by Dr. Weiss
  • Mar 06, 2017
    Equity in care is care that does not differ by geographic location, socioeconomic status, gender, ethnicity, or other patient characteristics according to a recent American Hospital Association Guide for Hospital Leaders. Although no single solution for addressing disparities exists, multiple recommendations for reducing inequalities have been made. These suggestions include increased awareness, data collection, societal research, and most importantly—taking action.
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  • Where you live matters. Your ZIP code is more important than your genetic code in predicting your health and life expectancy.
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  • Feb 01, 2017
    The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease is expected to triple by 2050. That would be a projected rise from about 5 million to 13.8 million.
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