Foundcare In the News

Fostering a Smile

By: Dwana Finelli
Source: Palm Beach Gardens Lifestyle Magazine
Date: September 17, 2012
Being a kid isn’t always as easy as adults think. Children may not have to go to work, but they do have to deal with peer pressure and growing pains while trying to fit in. It’s hard enough growing up when you have loving parents at home to hold you and comfort you, but what about the kids who are part of foster care – who takes care of their needs?

DCF, Other Agencies Work to Get Dental Care for Foster Children

By: Nadia Sorocka
Source: Sun Sentinel
Date: August 9, 2012
According to the Department of Children and Families, each month in the last year an average of 48 children in Palm Beach County have been removed from unsafe homes and have come into its custody as well as the lead foster care agency, Child and Family Connections, Inc. Many of the children have not received dental care due to years of parental neglect or are in need of routine care, said Elisa Cramer, community development administrator with the Florida Department of Children and Families Circuit 15 - Palm Beach County.

Community Health Fair Event Helping the Uninsured

By: Tasha Martinez, CBS 12
Source: WPEC-TV CBS 12 News
Date: July 24, 2012
West Palm Beach, Fl -- Dozens of doctors volunteered their time Saturday to help hundreds of low income families. And although this is an annual event, these doctors take part in low cost healthcare all year long.

More than 1,100 seek care at today's Medical Home Day

Source: Palm Beach Post
Date: February 13, 2012
Over 120 seek health care at FoundCare Health Center on Saturday, Feb. 11th. FoundCare participated in the county wide, Medical Home Day, which included 11 other sites with more than 1,100 seeking medical care. Read on for more in the Palm Beach Post article.

Federal budget cuts hurt FoundCare Health Center in Palm Springs

Source: Palm Beach Post
Date: August 31, 2011
PALM SPRINGS — The push to curb federal spending has hit hard at the FoundCare Health Center, where about 5,400 uninsured and underinsured people visit family doctors and pediatricians at little or no cost.

Report: Many Palm Beach County Residents Without Health Care

By: Terri Parker
Source: WPBF
Date: August 31, 2011
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Palm Beach County commissioners met with health officials Tuesday after learning the results of a new study that revealed almost a third of its residents don't have health insurance.

New job offers fresh perspective, approach

By: Cindy Kent
Source: Sun Sentinel
Date: July 5, 2011
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Lifestyle choices can lead to indigestion

Source: Palm Beach Daily News (The Shiny Sheet)
Date: April 26, 2011
FoundCare Medical Director, Dr. Leslie E. Diaz is interviewed by Carolyn Susman in the Palm Beach Daily News in this article about indigestion.
Lifestyle choices can lead to indigestion

Nearly 200 guests gathered for a good cause to pamper, relax and indulge when supporters of FoundCare Health Center presented “A Votre Sante” at Eau Spa at the Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach.