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Latest health news and information in Ocala, Florida. News and press releases from Ocala Health, Advent Health, Munroe Regional Medical Center, Ocala Regional Medical Center.

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Florida’s largest medicinal marijuana processing facility coming to Ocala

Florida's largest medicinal marijuana processing facility will soon call Ocala home. Read more about the announcement and the impact it will have on the city.
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Local group encouraging residents to quit smoking during ‘Great American Smokeout’

A local group is encouraging residents to quit smoking during the Great American Smokeout on Thursday, November 21.
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Ocala Health hosting ‘New Grad Bash’ for residents interested in becoming nurses

Ocala Health will host a "New Grad Bash" for residents that are interested in becoming nurses and joining their team.
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Free health screenings at Absolute Health Fair on Nov. 9

Free health screenings will be administered to those in attendance at the upcoming Absolute Health Fair this Saturday, Nov. 9.
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BRAZEN hosting ‘Positivi-Tea’ brunch for mothers, daughters on communication and relationships

The BRAZEN program is hosting a Positivi-Tea Brunch on Saturday, Nov. 9, for young women between the ages of 11 and 19 and their mothers, female mentors, guardians and role models.
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Ocala Health earns distinction, ranks among top within HCA open heart programs

Ocala Health, in partnership with Florida Heart and Lung Institute of Ocala, earned a distinguished three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) recently, putting it among the top ranks within the HCA Healthcare network. Read more about the accomplishment.
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Car seat checks, classes offered by the Department of Health in Marion County

The Florida Department of Health in Marion County is reminding residents to take advantage of the free car seat checks and classes that the organization offers. 

Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Tuscawilla Park on Sept 21

Walk to End Alzheimers is coming to Ocala in September and will be held at Tuscawilla Park.
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Diabetes, diet expert giving free lecture at IHMC on Sept 12

Andrew Koutnik, diabetes and diet expert will be giving a free lecture at the Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition.
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City hosting free ‘Fit in the Park’ series beginning Sept 5

The City of Ocala hosting Fit in the Park: Healthy Choice series at the Ed Croskey Community Center.

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