When you sit down Thanksgiving evening, what’s the chances of you, after consuming generous portions of the tryptophan laden bird, of staying awake?
More than 500 people attended the 29th annual Annual Brevard County Long Term Care Symposium, sponsored by VITAS Healthcare, on Nov. 7 at the Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place. The event is presented by the Brevard County Medical Directors Association.
November 14th is World Diabetes Day and provides an opportunity to increase awareness about the different types of diabetes, share information about prevention, and communicate the importance and benefits of diabetes self-management education at our county health departments.
The Friends of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Brevard will present the 3rd Annual James Bond-themed gala, “Diamonds are Forever” to benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center of Brevard.
Health First and Florida Hospital — soon to be AdventHealth — have signed a letter of intent to align resources, serving patients from the Gulf Coast to the Space Coast.
Feasting with family and friends is part of many holiday celebrations. Follow these simple tips to keep safe from food poisoning, or foodborne illness, during the holidays.
My Florida Green will host a medical marijuana education event on Saturday, Dec. 1, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place, located at 200 Rialto Place.
The Space Coast Health Foundation pleased to announce that Linda Dale has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors.
After getting a first-hand view of the homeless problem in Brevard County, Leonard Bream quickly realized that these less fortunate individuals lacked needed hygiene and health items that most of us take for granted. With assistance from the Brevard County Professional Firefighters and support from Brevard County Fire Rescue, the “Brevard Cares” program started.
Solaris Senior Living invites the public to a Veteran’s Day Tribute and presentation on Friday, Nov. 9. The event, which is open to the public, will begin at 11 a.m.
Youth Mental Health Task Force’s deeply caring efforts have been effective in reducing the rate of teen suicide and suicide attempts by taking a comprehensive countywide approach. Among the task force goals is to remove the stigma of mental health, so youth will feel comfortable using the resources that are available to those who are depressed, feeling alone or practicing self-harm.
For the last three decades, Dr. Mark Pinsky has donated thousands of hours and his considerable expertise to the Brevard youth sports community through his dedication as the team physician for three different high schools.
The holidays are a great opportunity to enjoy time with family and friends, celebrate life, to be grateful, and reflect on what’s important. Nothing brings down the holiday spirit like a case of stomach flu or a cold.
Florida WildlifeHospital and Sanctuary treats approximately 5,000 injured or orphaned wildlife patients every year, for it is as it should be since the whole point is to help the creatures return to the natural world.
The Community Foundation for Brevard awarded Florida Institute of Technology researchers nearly $80,000 under the Medical Research Grant to Find Cause and/or Cure for Alzheimer’s, Cancer, and Other Pervasive Diseases initiative.
Winston Churchill’s sage statement, “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give,” is an axiom for Stephen Thaggard and his company, Embrace Home Loans.
Rockledge Regional Medical Center will host a ceremony on Tuesday, October 30 as CEO Andy Romine and Rockledge Mayor Tom Price celebrate the hospital’s transition into the Steward Health Care Family.
Space Coast Daily’s Alan Zlotorzynzki and Gina Liberto were on hand Saturday for the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk/Run at The Avenue Viera.
Peak Performance Health and Wellness Center in Melbourne announced its latest state of the art healing therapy procedure – Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy.
Jessica André is currently the vice chair of the Health First Foundation and is on the board of the Bridges Foundation, which sustains the work of Bridges, an organization that helps individuals with disabilities. She is also on the board of Field of Dreams, the West Melbourne park created for persons with physical challenges.