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Save a Life with an AED for Your Home or Business

By Michael Stein, Co-Chair, Civic Association Healthcare Committee

Long gone are the days when people used to quip that the airport was the best place to go for medical treatment in the Town of Palm Beach. Today, the community offers quality healthcare services that will soon include greater help for victims of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).

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Seeking Cures, Then and Now

BrinkerBy Nancy Brinker
Palm Beach Civic Association Director

My mother gave my sister, Suzy, and me our first lessons in stewardship.

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HEALTH CARE DISTRICT'S TRAUMA SYSTEM MARKS 20 YEARS OF SAVING LIVES IN PALM BEACH COUNTY

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Health Care District Trauma Hawk

On May 1, 1991, Palm Beach County's Trauma System took flight and carried out its first life-saving mission. Since then, the nationally-recognized Trauma System overseen by the Health Care District has treated over 50,000 people, providing rapid-response care for more than 3,000 traumatically-injured patients each year. 

Reported by:
R. Michael Brown
Communications Director

 

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TAXES: $850M IN PLAY FROM HEALTH DISTRICTS?

By: R. Michael Brown, Civic Association Communications Director

A story from Health News Florida is asking the question, with the passage of the new federal health care law, “What will happen to the $850 million in taxes raised every year by local taxing districts around Florida to support care of the uninsured?” 

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