ARCHIVE: March 2016

Stuck in Traffic? Here are Healthy Ways to Cope.

William Yelverton is not a religious man. But when he leaves his Pasco County home for a daily 38-mile commute to his office in downtown Tampa, he says a little prayer. “Please, please, get me...

Hate Seasonal Allergies? We Do, Too.

Ah, spring. The lengthening days sun-kissed with warmth, the first flowers blossoming into rosy blooms, the warbling bird call on a sweet evening. And then there’s the omnipresent dusting of slime...

Under Construction: It’s the Brandon Healthplex

The TGH Brandon Healthplex will be both a “vital economic engine” and a “healthcare anchor for the community,” County Commissioner Stacy White said Tuesday at a topping-off ceremony to mark the...

This Is Just a Drill: TGH Practices to Prepare for the Worst

Twenty-two volunteer victims were bused to the parking area under the Emergency Department, where members of the decon team triaged the arrivals. Kira Jaroszewski is a 22...

Worried about Zika? Take Steps to Prevent Mosquito Bites

The weather’s getting warmer and that usually means an increasing number of mosquitoes. That’s reason for caution, but not panic, about the Zika virus, said Dr. Beata Casanas, director of the...

Dogs & Storks: How to Help Your Pet Get Along with Baby

Megan and Rob Goetz are worried about their baby. Not their little boy, Leo, who is due to be born in May. It’s Duke, their 65-pound rescued pit bull, that’s making them anxious. He’s been their big...

At Rehabilitation Reunion, Victories Large and Small

Physical therapist Steve Wesenhagen greets Juanita Martinez Gomez as former patients and the rehabilitation staff at Tampa General Hospital hold a reunion lunch. Linda Crowley used to ski...