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DIANA ADAMS APPOINTED AS THE NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE BREVARD HEART FOUNDATION

MELBOURNE, Fla. — This past August, Diana Adams was appointed as the Executive Director of the Brevard Heart Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation whose mission is to improve and promote quality
Posted on October 5, 2020 Comments Off on DIANA ADAMS APPOINTED AS THE NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE BREVARD HEART FOUNDATION
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Safeguard My Biz / launches their new product, an Acrylic Wheelchair/Rollator Protection Barrier

A Central Florida company is excited to announce the launch of their new product, an Acrylic Wheelchair/Rollator Protection Barrier.  Designed with nursing home, rehab and assisted living patients in mind
Posted on September 25, 2020 Comments Off on Safeguard My Biz / launches their new product, an Acrylic Wheelchair/Rollator Protection Barrier
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COVID-19 Isn’t Just a Physical Threat – It’s an Emotional One, Too

by Sara Paulson, Health First  Yes, this public health crisis is unnerving. But you have the tools you need to boost your mental wellness right now. Sure, we know it’s
Posted on September 10, 2020 Comments Off on COVID-19 Isn’t Just a Physical Threat – It’s an Emotional One, Too
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Divorce Meet Up / Round Table for Women online August 19th

The next Meet-Up / Round Table will be held on August 19th. Please join us as we share stories and share helpful information. Certified Divorce Coach, Marvis Matarozzo, will be
Posted on August 5, 2020 Comments Off on Divorce Meet Up / Round Table for Women online August 19th
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Serving families affected by COVID-19 / Kiwanis Club of Melbourne Florida

To help mitigate the difficulties faced by families during the disruptions resulting from the current pandemic, our Kiwanis Club is helping in a variety of ways. In support of the
Posted on July 14, 2020 Comments Off on Serving families affected by COVID-19 / Kiwanis Club of Melbourne Florida
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Avoid furniture tip-over hazards at home

A home is supposed to be a safe haven for its residents. But dangers lurk in nearly every room of a home. Parents may be quick to safeguard against burn
Posted on June 4, 2020 Comments Off on Avoid furniture tip-over hazards at home
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As Our World Continues to Turn / by Angela Bozorth,

by Angela Bozorth, When I was a young child I remember my babysitter would watch a soap opera called “As the World Turns”.   Several years later, on a holiday
Posted on June 3, 2020 Comments Off on As Our World Continues to Turn / by Angela Bozorth,
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Safeguard against COVID-19 when grocery shopping

Supermarkets and other food merchants are allowed to stay open as “essential” retailers amid the mass shutdowns prompted by the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Along with banks, gas stations
Posted on May 30, 2020 Comments Off on Safeguard against COVID-19 when grocery shopping
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Beware of skimmers and shimmers 

  Personal safety refers to physical and mental well-being, but individuals also must take steps to safeguard their financial well-being. Thieves have various ways to steal individuals’ personal data —
Posted on May 28, 2020 Comments Off on Beware of skimmers and shimmers 
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DIABETES- WHAT IS THE BIG DEAL?

Dr. Jaya Prakash (Coach Jaya) has been explaining how various diseases affect our body to a variety of audiences including the community at large. In this book, she has explained
Posted on May 13, 2020 Comments Off on DIABETES- WHAT IS THE BIG DEAL?
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Allergy season is a risky time of year for asthma patients 

Allergies can mean discomfort for asthma sufferers, both during seasonal allergy season and whenever allergens are encountered. For people who already have complications due to asthma, allergies can be especially
Posted on April 29, 2020 Comments Off on Allergy season is a risky time of year for asthma patients 
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Boost Your Immune System to Stay Healthy

Brought to you by, Dr. Deanna Carlisle, Carlisle Chiropractic Center, Melbourne Fl Recent studies have shown that receiving regular Chiropractic treatment reduces inflammatory cytokines, boosts your immune system, enhances pulmonary
Posted on April 8, 2020 Comments Off on Boost Your Immune System to Stay Healthy
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Who is at elevated risk for COVID-19? 

COVID-19 continues to dominate headlines across the globe. This novel coronavirus first made headlines in late 2019 after an outbreak in Wuhan, the sprawling capital city in China’s Hubei province.
Posted on March 20, 2020 Comments Off on Who is at elevated risk for COVID-19? 
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20 warning signs of stress

Stress affects so many people and infiltrates so many parts of daily life that it can be tempting to write it off as harmless or just a normal part of
Posted on March 10, 2020 Comments Off on 20 warning signs of stress
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Divorce & Life-Transition’s Coach

  Marvis Matarozzo Divorce & Life-Transition’s Coach As a certified divorce coach, I meet clients at one of the worst times of their lives. And, as a divorce coach, I
Posted on February 25, 2020 Comments Off on Divorce & Life-Transition’s Coach
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Nurses… Are you stressed?

Nurses… Are you stressed? Do you feel exhausted? Do you feel pressured? Do you feel bullied? Do you feel intimidated…from the demands of work and/or your responsibilities at home? We may
Posted on February 4, 2020 Comments Off on Nurses… Are you stressed?
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Tips for a “No Excuses” New Year

by: Angela Bozorth   Many of us start off the new year by making resolutions, both grand and small to change every aspect of our lives.  Unfortunately, this often puts
Posted on December 22, 2019 Comments Off on Tips for a “No Excuses” New Year
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Reduce your grocery bill with these simple tips

Reduce your grocery bill with these simple tips Expenses for the average household can pile up quickly. One of the easiest ways to keep a budget in check is to
Posted on November 12, 2019 Comments Off on Reduce your grocery bill with these simple tips
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Diabetes: What is your A1C telling you?

The Diagnosis: Your doctor just gave you the diagnosis ”I’m sorry, you have diabetes. Your A1C is high, it is 9, should be under 6.5. You need to do something
Posted on October 22, 2019 Comments Off on Diabetes: What is your A1C telling you?
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BREAST CANCER PINK $1000. CHECK AWARD

LOOKING FOR NOMINEES from the Melbourne, Palm Bay Florida areas…  For 2019 BREAST CANCER PINK $1000. CHECK AWARD This Breast Cancer Awareness event will be held on the 26th of October
Posted on October 21, 2019 Comments Off on BREAST CANCER PINK $1000. CHECK AWARD
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‘You’re Stronger Than You Think You Are’

by Sara Paulson, HF Health First Nurse’s Care, Compassion and Advice Inspired Colon Cancer Patient  to Stay Focused on Overcoming Her Disease – and She Did After undergoing chemotherapy for
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Gluten intolerance is a very real issue with measurable symptoms 

Gluten is not for everyone. In fact, people who have celiac disease shouldn’t eat gluten at all. Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition that affects the digestive process of the
Posted on October 2, 2019 Comments Off on Gluten intolerance is a very real issue with measurable symptoms 
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Avoid medication errors with these tips 

Prescription medications are a necessity for many people. The American Academy of Family Physicians says that, each week, four out of five adults in the United States will use prescription
Posted on September 30, 2019 Comments Off on Avoid medication errors with these tips 
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Amazing facts about honey

Honey is perhaps best known for its sweet taste. But beneath that sweetness is a complex, healthy food. Bees produce honey from the pollen of plants through a complex enzymatic
Posted on September 29, 2019 Comments Off on Amazing facts about honey
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Skin Check Saves Woman’s Life

After Tracy’s surgery, she went straight to social media and posted a photo of the four- to five-inch scar on her upper arm. An inconspicuous spot on her arm had
Posted on August 13, 2019 Comments Off on Skin Check Saves Woman’s Life
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Pam’s Journey against Colon Cancer at Anytime Fitness

Mom’s Journey against Colon Cancer.  I use the word “journey” because since her diagnosis, that’s exactly what we have been on. The day after Christmas, 2018, Mom was diagnosed with Stage 3 B Colon Cancer,
Posted on August 6, 2019 Comments Off on Pam’s Journey against Colon Cancer at Anytime Fitness
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Slow metabolism may indicate illness

Metabolism is a series of chemical reactions responsible for converting food into energy to run cellular processes. These reactions enable people to grow and sustain life effectively. Individuals who are
Posted on August 1, 2019 Comments Off on Slow metabolism may indicate illness
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Daily steps to keep your heart healthy 

Heart disease is a formidable foe. According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease accounts for nearly 25 percent of all deaths in the United States each year.
Posted on July 29, 2019 Comments Off on Daily steps to keep your heart healthy 
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Know the Forecast

    You may hear the terms “Hurricane Watch” and “Hurricane Warning” in your local forecast. Understanding the difference between them is essential to helping you prepare for a hurricane.
Posted on June 5, 2019 Comments Off on Know the Forecast
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How to keep back pain at bay 

Back pain is a part of life for many people. The American Chiropractic Association says 31 million Americans experience low back pain at any given time, and experts estimate that
Posted on May 15, 2019 Comments Off on How to keep back pain at bay 
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“Parkinson’s” Awareness Month

People with “Parkinson’s” are Fighting Back! Rock Steady Boxing at Advance Fitness / Melbourne Fl   Boxers and Classes: RSB at Advance Fitness in Melbourne, FL joined the Rock Steady
Posted on April 9, 2019 Comments Off on “Parkinson’s” Awareness Month
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Your Place, Your Space

  By Jane Walker, Atlantic Fine Furniture   Moving, redecorating or even minor upgrades to your living space can leave you fraught with anxiety.   You find yourself with endless
Posted on April 9, 2019 Comments Off on Your Place, Your Space
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Lab associates working hard behind the scenes / Health First

Call them the silent heroes behind closed doors.That’s how Health First’s System Laboratory Director Cathy Rodriguez describes the associates working inside Space Coast’s largest clinical laboratory. “People don’t realize how
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Turning Grief into Good

Grateful Patient Gift Will Help Others Receive High-Quality Cancer Care in Brevard Tina knew her husband, Michael, was “the one” by their second date.  Coincidentally, that day marked one year
Posted on January 7, 2019 Comments Off on Turning Grief into Good
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Brevard Health Alliance Announces Opening of Pediatric Urgent Care Center

  Brevard Health Alliance is proud to announce the Opening of Pediatric Urgent Care Center Melbourne, Fla. The center adjoins the current BHA comprehensive healthcare facility located at 2120 Sarno
Posted on November 7, 2018 Comments Off on Brevard Health Alliance Announces Opening of Pediatric Urgent Care Center
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10 early signs of Alzheimer’s disease

Change plays a big role in the aging process. As adults age, both their minds and bodies undergo changes. The changes associated with aging are not uniform. Some people may
Posted on October 9, 2018 Comments Off on 10 early signs of Alzheimer’s disease
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Misadventures With Prescription Medications

  by: Dr. Sal Giorgianni, PharmD Clinical Pharmacist Prescription medicines are the most cost-effective ways to manage many health problems and nearly 70% of medical visits result in at least one
Posted on October 2, 2018 Comments Off on Misadventures With Prescription Medications
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Wine Tasting LIke a Pro

Do you have a friend or know someone that knows alot about wine?  Have you watched them taste and drink wine, then wondered what gives with all of the little
Posted on August 10, 2018 Comments Off on Wine Tasting LIke a Pro
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Electronics may have surprising effects on health

According to the latest annual visual networking index forecast from Cisco, there will be four networked devices and connections per person across the globe by 2021. While there is no
Posted on August 7, 2018 Comments Off on Electronics may have surprising effects on health
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Do your cafeteria choices get the green light?

    New color-coded menus will highlight healthier options in all Health First Cafeterias A healthy diet is at the core of a healthy life. That’s why Health First is
Posted on August 1, 2018 Comments Off on Do your cafeteria choices get the green light?
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Our Florida Wineries

by Pound The Grape / Melbourne Florida Florida is home to 24 wineries, including 500 acres under vine, and is ranked 7th for wine production in the nation with almost
Posted on July 10, 2018 Comments Off on Our Florida Wineries
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One Community, ‘One Health First’

    Brevard’s Local Healthcare System Embraces Shift that Addresses Customers’ Unique Needs, Tailoring Care Unique to Each Person Whether making a retail purchase online or dealing with a business
Posted on June 2, 2018 Comments Off on One Community, ‘One Health First’
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Raise a glass of fun to Florida

Have you been lucky enough to try Florida wines?   If you have not tried Florida’s local wines, you’re not alone.  Many Floridians that have lived in the state for
Posted on June 1, 2018 Comments Off on Raise a glass of fun to Florida
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A Right to Live / Helping Seniors of Brevard

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Where have we heard those words? We hear a lot about children: lunch programs, a tax to fund schools, the need to pay
Posted on April 14, 2018 Comments Off on A Right to Live / Helping Seniors of Brevard
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Brain-healthy habits to embrace

Cognitive decline is a condition that is often associated with aging, but even middle-aged people can experience memory loss or cognition issues. The Alzheimer’s Association says that more than five
Posted on February 12, 2018 Comments Off on Brain-healthy habits to embrace
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Have You Tried MAC Attack?

Have you tried Mac Attack yet? Come experience your true love for fitness. Push yourself past the comfort zone. Bring yourself back from a slump or improve your 5k performance.
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Side effects of snoring include higher risk for Alzheimer’s

Snoring may seem like a pesky yet minor problem, but it can be much more serious than some people know. Although snoring is a common problem among all ages and
Posted on February 6, 2018 Comments Off on Side effects of snoring include higher risk for Alzheimer’s
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Wireless technology takes hearing aids to new levels

Hearing loss may not be something people want to contemplate, but it is more common than many people may think. Hearing deficits may occur from birth or be acquired due
Posted on February 5, 2018 Comments Off on Wireless technology takes hearing aids to new levels
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Side effects of snoring include higher risk for Alzheimer’s

Snoring may seem like a pesky yet minor problem, but it can be much more serious than some people know. Although snoring is a common problem among all ages and
Posted on February 4, 2018 Comments Off on Side effects of snoring include higher risk for Alzheimer’s
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Healthy reasons to head to your coffee shop today

One of the most widely consumed substances in the world, caffeine is found in varying amounts in coffee, tea, chocolate, soda, and energy drinks. According to the marketing experts at
Posted on February 3, 2018 Comments Off on Healthy reasons to head to your coffee shop today
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Vision greatly affects driving ability

Driving is a multisensory experience that requires careful coordination and mastery of a wide array of skills. Understanding the rules of the road and having sufficient practice are only part
Posted on February 2, 2018 Comments Off on Vision greatly affects driving ability
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Chiropractic and Pregnanc

by Dr. Deanna Carlisle, Carlisle Chiropractic Melbourne, Florida   One of the most important times for a woman to receive chiropractic care is during her pregnancy. From the moment of
Posted on January 29, 2018 Comments Off on Chiropractic and Pregnanc
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PREVENTION and HELP for COLDS and FLU – NATURAL HERBS

Dr. Kevin Kilday, PhD If you choose not to get the flu shot, fear not, there are natural ways to prevent colds and flu. The best way is to keep
Posted on January 28, 2018 Comments Off on PREVENTION and HELP for COLDS and FLU – NATURAL HERBS
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How to overcome workout fatigue

Regular exercise provides a host of immediate and long-term benefits. Those who exercise regularly can maintain healthy weights while reducing their risk for illnesses such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
Posted on January 21, 2018 Comments Off on How to overcome workout fatigue
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Advice for novice or experienced blood donors

Unlike other marvels of modern medicine, quality blood is an important health component that cannot be created synthetically. Blood shortages continue to plague medical establishments across the globe. For those
Posted on January 18, 2018 Comments Off on Advice for novice or experienced blood donors
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Methods to treating arthritic knees

Osteoarthritis of the joints can affect people of all ages, but is one of the leading causes of disability in the aged population in the United States. A study published
Posted on January 14, 2018 Comments Off on Methods to treating arthritic knees
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Flu-fighting tips to keep you and others healthy

Sniffles, sore throat, fever, and aches and pains may accompany a number of illnesses, but during the wintertime such symptoms are typically indicative of influenza. Throughout much of North America,
Posted on January 13, 2018 Comments Off on Flu-fighting tips to keep you and others healthy
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Living proof: ‘Stop the Bleed’ student credits class with possibly saving his life

Jake Moore has wanted to help people since he was a kid. With a career in law enforcement on the horizon and dreams of eventually becoming a Marine, taking Health
Posted on May 15, 2017 Comments Off on Living proof: ‘Stop the Bleed’ student credits class with possibly saving his life
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Night Time Medicine, Nowhere to turn

by: John Paul Abramo / Night Owl Pharmacy Healthcare is in the news everyday. Newspapers, magazines, television and social media…it’s a topic of paramount importance to Americans. It can be
Posted on April 17, 2017 Comments Off on Night Time Medicine, Nowhere to turn
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A Great Cup of Tea: Its As Simple As 3-2-1.

by Dr. Sal Giorgianni, Pharmacist and Owner, Dragonfly Botanica Apothecary and teas There is lots of advice about the best way to make beverages.  Every coffee barista and bartender has
Posted on April 11, 2017 Comments Off on A Great Cup of Tea: Its As Simple As 3-2-1.
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B12 Injections – Is it Just the Boost You Need ?

by :  Leslie Erdmann / Any Lab Test Now, Palm Bay & Merritt Island locations Are you constantly tired? Feeling like every day is a 3-4 cups of coffee kind of
Posted on April 4, 2017 Comments Off on B12 Injections – Is it Just the Boost You Need ?
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FORGIVENESS HELPS HEALING FROM CANCER

by : Dr. Kevin Kilday, PhD, D.PSc. , Holistic Health Center, Nearly everyone has been hurt by the actions or words of another, but if you don’t practice forgiveness, you might
Posted on March 24, 2017 Comments Off on FORGIVENESS HELPS HEALING FROM CANCER
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Finding Hope, Humor & Heart in Caregiving

Health First Offers Caregiving for Seniors Annual Conference Providing care and support for aging loved ones can be a difficult but worthwhile journey. Health First is here to help, offering
Posted on March 14, 2017 Comments Off on Finding Hope, Humor & Heart in Caregiving
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Health First and Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Partner to “Stop the Bleed” Program Teaches Community Members Life-Saving Techniques

In light of recent tragedies such as the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, where 49 lives were lost and every second counted, Health First and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office
Posted on October 13, 2016 Comments Off on Health First and Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Partner to “Stop the Bleed” Program Teaches Community Members Life-Saving Techniques
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Stay at Home and Stay Happy

  There’s no place like home. But sometimes, it is hard for people, especially the elderly, to remain at home, even though that is where they want to be. Without
Posted on October 10, 2016 Comments Off on Stay at Home and Stay Happy
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October is Bullying Prevention Month

Every day, the bright light of our children is at risk of being drowned out by the rain of words and deeds of the bully. Since we can’t stop the
Posted on October 3, 2016 Comments Off on October is Bullying Prevention Month
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Tips for grilling the perfect burger this 4th of July

Hamburgers are a staple at backyard barbecues. Though burgers are a relatively simple food, mastering the technique to grill burgers is no small feat, as there is more to great
Posted on June 30, 2016 Comments Off on Tips for grilling the perfect burger this 4th of July
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Health First Turns Citizens Into Superheroes at CPR Day

With the theme of “Be a Superhero, Learn to Save a Life,” Health First CPR Day turned 5,000 regular citizens into rescuers to aid a victim until professional help arrives.
Posted on June 15, 2016 Comments Off on Health First Turns Citizens Into Superheroes at CPR Day
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100 Year Old Mrs. Ella continues checking things off her bucket list !

  Mrs. Ella Working is the oldest church member of Palm Bay Baptist Church. Ella Working turned 100 years old on December 16th, 2015. The church hosted a SURPRISE birthday
Posted on June 6, 2016 Comments Off on 100 Year Old Mrs. Ella continues checking things off her bucket list !
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“An Invitation into the Clubhouse.”

A recent article emerged from “Massage & Bodywork” magazine featuring Jody Stork as a pioneer in the massage therapy field. Karrie Osborn is senior editor at Associated Bodywork and credits
Posted on May 12, 2016 Comments Off on “An Invitation into the Clubhouse.”
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WAKE UP! HEROIN USE IS AN EPIDEMIC IN CENTRAL FLORIDA

Here are the statistics: the State of Florida reported heroin killed more people in 2014 than any year on record.  For a more local statistic the number of heroin related
Posted on April 23, 2016 Comments Off on WAKE UP! HEROIN USE IS AN EPIDEMIC IN CENTRAL FLORIDA
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Common causes of poor vision

Vision loss is a common condition, as the World Health Organization notes that more than 285 million people across the globe suffer some type of visual impairment. Many people can
Posted on February 10, 2016 Comments Off on Common causes of poor vision
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Health First Uses Minimally Invasive Equipment to Detect Lung Cancer

Health First has a new weapon in the fight against lung cancer. In December, Health First Medical Group’s Dr. Theodore Amgott completed the first two procedures in Brevard County using
Posted on January 27, 2016 Comments Off on Health First Uses Minimally Invasive Equipment to Detect Lung Cancer
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Nutrition and aging go hand-in-hand

Nutrition is important for people of all ages, but it’s especially important for men and women over the age of 50, who can dramatically improve their quality of life by
Posted on November 12, 2015 Comments Off on Nutrition and aging go hand-in-hand
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Are you afraid to lose weight because you don’t want loose skin? Then keep reading…….

  Why Skin Gets Loose After Weight Loss by : Michele Quinn / Shape My Life, LLC Loose skin is a common result of weight loss programs, especially ones that
Posted on October 7, 2015 Comments Off on Are you afraid to lose weight because you don’t want loose skin? Then keep reading…….
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The important role played by physical therapists

An injury or illness can impact a person’s mobility and ability to perform everyday activities. While medicine and other treatments can help the situation, physical therapists are often sought to
Posted on October 6, 2015 Comments Off on The important role played by physical therapists
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River Oak Dental First In Brevard County To Replace Drill With Pain-Free, Anesthesia-Free Dental Laser

River Oak Dental now offers Solea, Convergent Dental’s new dental laser, making it the first practice in Brevard County to be equipped with this technology.  For dental patients, Solea technology will replace the traditional dental drill,
Posted on September 9, 2015 Comments Off on River Oak Dental First In Brevard County To Replace Drill With Pain-Free, Anesthesia-Free Dental Laser
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What is involved in a natural detox?

by Amy Lyon   So many wellness programs involve a “detox” period. Is this really necessary, what is involved and how can I avoid the negative side effects that can
Posted on August 6, 2015 Comments Off on What is involved in a natural detox?
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“Seniors and the Dark Ages”

by: Joe Steckler Dear Friends, The title seems ominous, does it not? Many years ago when I was a midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy, the time after we returned from
Posted on July 7, 2015 Comments Off on “Seniors and the Dark Ages”
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TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR HEALTH

  By Amy Lyon  What in the world is Candida? I was at dinner with my husband when I heard a group of women talking (loudly) about Candida and the
Posted on June 23, 2015 Comments Off on TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR HEALTH
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Simplify vacations and savor the fun

  Vacations are a great opportunity for families or individuals to recharge. But especially active vacationers often return from their trips in need of rest, as planning may have taken
Posted on June 11, 2015 Comments Off on Simplify vacations and savor the fun
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Easy financial tips to get on track

Money is something that individuals usually need more of but frequently find in short supply. People worry about money . a lot. According to the YouGov poll for the Institute of Financial
Posted on June 4, 2015 Comments Off on Easy financial tips to get on track
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Life Insurance Basics

What is Life Insurance? Life insurance is a contract between an insured and an insurance company. How Much Life Insurance Do I Need? There is no cookie cutter answer. Fundamentally,
Posted on April 9, 2015 Comments Off on Life Insurance Basics
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Patient Centered Care

 by Dan Taylor, Audioprosthologist, A Advanced Hearing Care When we first met Ed & Maria Paniccia, they were looking to buy a hearing aid for Ed’s left ear. Yet something
Posted on March 9, 2015 Comments Off on Patient Centered Care
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Volunteer Opportunities Available at Health First’s Holmes Regional, Palm Bay Hospital

Health First’s Holmes Regional Medical Center and Palm Bay Hospital Auxiliaries are looking for friendly, caring volunteers, including retired nurses and clinicians, to join their team. Health First is Central
Posted on March 2, 2015 Comments Off on Volunteer Opportunities Available at Health First’s Holmes Regional, Palm Bay Hospital
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Navigating The Eldercare System

by: Joe Steckler Dear Friends, Having worked the Florida elder care system for the past 25 years, I recently conducted a self-test of the system. The disastrous results of that action
Posted on February 16, 2015 Comments Off on Navigating The Eldercare System
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The Healthy House

A healthy house is essential in improving your family’s health and the following are some tips that A-Best Air & Heat would like to share with you to make your
Posted on February 10, 2015 Comments Off on The Healthy House
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Local Help for Space Coast Seniors

Dear Friends, In August 2011, Helping Seniors of Brevard County was incorporated to educate seniors and caregivers while connecting them with available resources. We seek to complete rather than compete
Posted on January 21, 2015 Comments Off on Local Help for Space Coast Seniors
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Hearing is done in our Brain, not our Ears

by : Dan Taylor, Audioprosthologist, A Advanced Hearing Care It has been my experience in over thirty years of dispensing hearing aids that the majority of people beginning to cope
Posted on January 7, 2015 Comments Off on Hearing is done in our Brain, not our Ears
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Holiday Depression ? What You Can Do

Holiday depression can affect both men and women, young and old. Factors include increased stress and fatigue, unrealistic expectations, too much commercialization, and the inability to be with one’s family.
Posted on November 12, 2014 Comments Off on Holiday Depression ? What You Can Do
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FLU Prevention this Season

by Acquaviva’s Pharmacy / Palm Bay, Fl As summer winds down and fall begins there is so much to look forward to- cooler weather, football season, comfort food and school activities.
Posted on November 4, 2014 Comments Off on FLU Prevention this Season
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Better than Normal Hearing ?

by Dan Taylor, Audioprosthologist, A Advanced Hearing Care Part of the boilerplate of every hearing aid purchase agreement since I started dispensing over thirty years ago has been required to
Posted on November 4, 2014 Comments Off on Better than Normal Hearing ?
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Back To School Nutrition

by Dr. Deanna Carlisle, Carlisle Chiropractic Center As a new school year approaches, I want to remind parents of the important role nutrition plays in assuring kids a successful school
Posted on August 29, 2014 Comments Off on Back To School Nutrition
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“Are there underutilized benefits in health insurance plans?”

  There were always a few extra benefits built into health insurance plans, however, the new ACA guidelines have incorporated benefits such as pediatric dental, zero cost preventive care, dependent
Posted on August 12, 2014 Comments Off on “Are there underutilized benefits in health insurance plans?”
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Mammography guidelines continue to evolve

  Mammograms are used to screen for breast cancer and overall breast health. In a relatively recent departure from conventional wisdom that once advised women to get annual mammograms beginning
Posted on August 4, 2014 Comments Off on Mammography guidelines continue to evolve
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The Nutritive Power of Apples

Who has not heard the old adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”? It may seem unlikely that one fruit could be so effective at maintaining good health,
Posted on August 4, 2014 Comments Off on The Nutritive Power of Apples
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Backpack Misuse Leads to Chronic Back Pain, Doctors of Chiropractic Say

    Back pain is pervasive among American adults, but a new and disturbing trend is emerging. Young children are suffering from back pain much earlier than previous generations, and
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Prescriptions Simplified

Remembering when, how often, and how much of a medication to take can be confusing.  More often than not, more than one medication is prescribed at one time.  Taking medications
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DRY EYES – AN OFTEN IGNORED AND FREQUENTLY FRUSTRATING EYE CONDITION

“Having dry eyes can be quite frustrating for the person who suffers from them,” according to Dr. Michael N. Mandese, O.D., F.A.A.O., of The Eye Institute for Medicine & Surgery.
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How to keep things light when dining out this summer

Dining out is a great way to experience new cuisine and enjoy a meal with family and friends. But dining out often leads to overeating, a problem that’s unhealthy year-round
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