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Healthy Kids: Peanut allergy prevention

The best way for your children to prevent allergies, may be to expose them early on. This week, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended parents introduce babies to peanut-containing foods. Dr. Annette St. Pierre-MacKoul, discusses what the research revealed.

Keeping kids safe

Next month will be one year since the Parkland massacre. We’ve reported the many safety changes made at schools locally, including fences, locks and surveillance cameras. Jennifer Reed, with our partners at Gulfshore Life, discusses what’s changed at our kids schools one year later.

Dogs can help people with Type 1 Diabetes

We all know that dogs are a man’s best friend, and new evidence shows that dogs can help people with Type 1 Diabetes manage their disease. Dr. Annette St. Pierre-Mackoul discusses the interesting new study.

KKIDS Soiree Under The Stars

A local non profit combats drug addiction in a unique way. Executive director of KKIDS, INC., Karen Scott, gives you all the details of their big event called “Soiree Under the Stars,” and how it helps support the organization.

Your Health Now: Shipley Cardiothoracic Center

Heart surgery is the most common major surgery performed in the United States. Doctors are constantly learning new techniques, and technology plays a big role in that. Dr. Brian Hummel, a cardiothoracic surgeon with Lee Physician Group, discusses the medical advances at local surgery center, Lee Health’s Shipley Cardiothoracic Center.

Eating clean to get lean this year

If you’re ready to make some food resolutions for this year registered dietitian, Betsy Opyt, has some tips to help you eat clean to get lean in 2019.

Your Health Now: Million Mile Movement

Sticking with our New Year’s resolutions can be challenging without the proper support and motivation, but Healthy Lee is here to help. The Million Mile Movement kicks off January 15th, challenging the Lee County community to move one million miles. Personal health advocate at Lee Health, Cheryl Schlichte, discusses how you can join the competition.

Real Estate Matters: real estate forecast

2018 began as one of the best real estate markets Southwest Florida had ever seen, however, it did not end up that way. Sellers are now frustrated that they are not getting the prices they want and buyers aren’t happy because the cost of ownership is going up. WINK’s real estate expert Denny Grimes from Denny […]

Yo-Yo dieting and heart health

Yo-Yo dieting, is the loss and gain of weight resembling the up-down motion of a yo-yo. Now a new study is looking into how this can affect your heart health. Dr. Annette St. Pierre-MacKoul, discusses this study and more.

Healthy Kids: New Year’s resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions are not only for adults. Dr. Annette St. Pierre-MacKoul, discusses some plans for your children this New Year.