I've Lived thru 5 Hurricanes, 3 of them in Palm Beach - Undergrounding is Answer

Jerry Frank

I have lived through five hurricanes, three of them here and two in New Jersey. And they are terrible. But because of those experiences I have seen the positive impact undergrounding has made in communities where power lines were buried verses those where power polls still existed with overhead lines and transformers.

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Letter from Zach Shipley, Co-Chair, Palm Beach Residents for Undergrounding

Powerlines

Today we received a letter from Zach Shipley, Co-Chair of the Palm Beach Residents for Undergrounding. It's to his neighbor outlining the reasons that undergrounding our utilities in the Town of Palm Beach is a good idea and worth the cost.

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Diagnosing and Treating Heart Arrhythmias

Heart Rhythm

By Mark Nosacka, CEO Good Samaritan Medical Center.
The heart pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood through the body and beats about 100,000 times a day. Normally, electricity flows through the heart and produces the familiar thumping pattern heard through a stethoscope. But if an irregular heartbeat, or arrhythmia, is detected, an electrophysiology study may be recommended to determine the cause of the abnormal rhythm.

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Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg on Increased Lake Okeechobee Discharges

Lake Okeechobee Discharges

Today, Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg released the following statement following the announcement by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to maximize discharges from Lake Okeechobee beginning tomorrow:

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Do You Have a Higher Risk of Breast Cancer?

Breast Cancer Awareness

A risk factor is something that increases or decreases your chances of developing a disease such as cancer. But just because you have one risk factor, or several, does not mean you will be diagnosed with the disease.

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Renewed Optimism for Everglades Restoration in the New Year

Everglades

By: Maria M. Garcia, Everglades Foundation.

This past weekend Everglades Foundation’s CEO Eric Eikenberg kicked off the opening session of the 31st Annual Everglades Coalition Conference at Miami’s historic Biltmore Hotel. Foundation scientists Drs. Tom Van Lent and Steve Davis served on panels addressing the crisis in Florida Bay and the need for water storage north and south of Lake Okeechobee.

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Mark Nosacka on Electrophysiology

Cardiac Lab

By Mark Nosacka, CEO Good Samaritan Medical Center.

The heart is an amazing muscle. It pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood through the body and beats about 100,000 times a day. The heart is located in the center of the chest, but because the bottom of the heart tips to the left, the heartbeat is felt predominantly on the left side. Normally, electricity flows through the heart and produces the familiar thumping pattern heard through a stethoscope.

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Diabetes Poses Threat to Our Nation’s Health

Scripps Florida

By: Eric Sauter, Scripps Florida.

Diabetes poses ones of the greatest threats to our nation’s health and well-being, far greater than almost any other disease.

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Why the Everglades are Important

By: Eric Eikenberg, CEO Everglades Foundation.

Last month, the Everglades Foundation announced a new partnership with the Palm Beach Civic Association. We are thrilled to be working together toward an ecologically and economically sustainable Everglades ecosystem and higher quality of life in Palm Beach.

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Good Samaritan: Eating Healthy During the Holidays

Good Samaritan

By Mark Nosacka, CEO Good Samaritan Medical Center.

The holidays are upon us, and you know what that means. Turkey and all the trimmings. Apple pie, pecan pie, and just about every kind of cake, candy or cookie that makes your mouth water.

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