Health in North Port, FL

As Orlando United Day approaches on June 12, we’ve put together this comprehensive list of memorials and events honoring all of those affected.

When Jacob Ingham's grandparents were involved in a serious car crash last year, he decided it was time to motivate others to roll up their sleeves to help save lives.

PANAMA CITY — Michelle Morris had to travel far away to a hospital in another county six years ago so her then unborn son could get specialized

Stratum Health System, the parent company of Tidewell Hospice, is pleased to announce the addition of senior healthcare executive R. Scott Gassett, PT, MBA, as Executive Vice President/Chief Innovation & Business Development Officer. Gassett comes to Stratum with more than 25 years in C-level and Senior Strategy and Business Development positions and 15 years of … Stratum welcomes R. Scott Gassett as Chief Innovation and Business Development Officer Read More »

Here are a few easy ways to make and enjoy chocolate chip cookies, including the original and much-beloved Nestlé Toll House recipe and some simple variations. So raise your glasses (of milk) and celebrate this delicious day!

Anyone Can Help Others With These 9 Simple Ways I am sure we can all agree that it is often better to give than to receive. In fact, a study from the

Tidewell Hospice is pleased to announce the promotion of Stacy Groff, MNM, from Director of Volunteer Services to Vice President of Specialized Services. Stacy joined Tidewell in 2005 as a Volunteer Coordinator. She was promoted to Director of Volunteer Services in 2007. In that role, Stacy has been responsible for a department of 10 employees … Stacy Groff promoted to VP of Specialized Services Read More »

Patients with sickle-cell anemia develop fewer bad reactions to blood from people who are close genetic matches. This means a need for more black blood donors.

Congratulations to Ted Dion, the winner of this quarter’s Tidewell Volunteer Difference Award. Ted was surprised Tuesday afternoon by Tidewell volunteer staff and colleagues at the Port Charlotte Hospice House. An Army veteran and retired firefighter, Ted is a host at the hospice house and has performed more than 25 pinnings for the Tidewell Honors … Ted Dion makes Volunteer Difference through connections at Port Charlotte Hospice House Read More »

The 40th Anniversary Powder Puff Charity Golf Classic raised $8,672 for Tidewell Hospice. Powder Puff board members presented a check to Tidewell representatives on Wednesday at The Golf Links of Charlotte Harbor, which hosted the event Feb. 15-17. The Powder Puff Charity Golf Classic, the area’s premier women’s amateur tournament, has raised more than $200,000 … Powder Puff Charity Golf Classic raises $8,672 for Tidewell Hospice Read More »

Breaking News: Fifth Donor Found for Zainab Are You a Match? Two-year-old Zainab, a south Florida child battling cancer, is in need of extremely rare blood. ...

Congratulations to Patricia Stephens, the December Tidewell Difference Award winner. Her nomination, made by a colleague, describes how Patricia makes the Tidewell Difference as a CNA and dietary aide at the Ellenton Hospice House. Patricia was honored for creating a special meal and sharing the holiday spirit with colleagues and a patient’s family on Christmas … Patricia Stephens makes Tidewell Difference for family with Christmas feast Read More »

The drive is being offered through OneBlood, which is looking for rare blood matches for a Florida girl with cancer.

There’s at least one every year – that toy at the top of lots of kids’ wish lists that they dream about finding under the tree. Usually these toys are hard to

This week in Pensacola you can help save a life at our Halloween blood drive event. OneBood will be at the WEAR-TV station Friday, October 19 from 7 a. m. to 6 p. m. Donors will have the opportunity to get a wellness check and a free t-shirt. Sonny's BBQ will also be at the station serving lunch from 11 a. m. to 2 p. m. Blood donors can also donate at the OneBlood centers on Nine Mile Road and 9th Avenue in…

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Gallup, the venerable polling organization that keeps daily tabs on presidential approval ratings and other shifts in the national mood, has named the