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New Medical Detox Unit Opens at Good Samaritan Medical Center

WEST PALM BEACH, FL -– Good Samaritan Medical Center has announced the opening of The Palms Private Medical Detoxification Center, a medically-supervised program committed to helping individuals who are ready to face their addiction and get the assistance they need from qualified, medical professionals.

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Florida Department of Health Announcement about H1N1 Swine Flu

Expansion of H1N1 Vaccination Campaign Priority Groups
By the Florida Dept. of Health

The goal of the Florida H1N1 Influenza Mass Vaccination Campaign is to immunize all Floridians and visitors who choose to be vaccinated.  Florida began vaccinating CDC recommended priority groups the week of 10/12/09, and is now ready to expand beyond those groups as vaccine becomes available. 

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“The bottom line,” said Dr. Earl Campazzi of Island Medical Care at the Civic Association Flu Forum, “is you should receive the H1N1 vaccination after consultation with your physician.”

Both Dr. Campazzi and the Palm Beach Fire-Rescue Division EMS Chief Darryl Donatto said they have treated H1N1 victims in the Town of Palm Beach.

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Recognize the Signs of Stroke

More than 2,400 years ago the father of medicine, Hippocrates, recognized and described stroke and the sudden onset of paralysis. Until recently, modern medicine has had very little power over this disease, but the world of stroke medicine is changing and new and better therapies are being developed everyday.

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Town of Palm Beach Watching for Flu Cases

Our local Town of Palm Beach Fire-Rescue Department is monitoring the Palm Beach County Health Department regarding Swine Flu (H1N1) cases.  Fire-Rescue has informed dispatchers and paramedics to watch for any patient with a complaint of:

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