Brevard Public Schools has begun implementation of a new health education curriculum in all of its K-12 schools to meet state requirements.
When a loved one dies, memories mean so much. VITAS® Healthcare volunteers help preserve those memories by stitching fabrics from their favorite clothing or other belongings into Memory Bears.
It’s an important role Mary has welcomed with open arms and a warm heart for the past four years. She is all too familiar with helping other kids in need. She was blessed to have two adopted sisters when she was a child. She’s also familiar with the challenges that adding new family members can bring.
The Florida Department of Health is strongly encouraging all unvaccinated residents to get their flu shot as soon as possible.
Paula knew that something wasn’t right. Her son, three-month-old Maxwell, had been miserable for days. A doctor visit and multiple tests revealed nothing.
Enjoy this New Years’ edition of Dr. Mark Pinsky’s “The Doctors’ Corner,” an informative and educational multimedia report on the latest news about health, medicine, fitness and nutrition. Exclusively on Space Coast Daily TV, Dr. Craig Primack and Dr. Pinsky provide insightful commentary and advice about how to lose weight. Dr. Primack is the president of the American Academy of Obesity Medicine has co-authored the book “Chasing Diets.”
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday announced an expanded recall of liquid ibuprofen for infants because some batches were found to have higher levels of ibuprofen concentration.
Health First is pleased to welcome its first baby of a brand-new decade. Jianna Colimon was born at 1:33 p.m. on January 1 at Health First’s Holmes Regional Medical Center—weighing in at 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and measuring 19 inches long.
Celebrate the New Year by adding a few new, healthy food recipes to your dinner menu for family and guests to enjoy. Susie Bond, a Registered and Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist with Health First Pro-Health & Fitness Center, provided some healthy holiday recipes she recommends when you need something quick and easy.
The new year usually means changes in our lives and the beginning of achieving the resolutions we have planned for the future. Some of us have decided to stop smoking, to lose weight or drink less, and to do anything to keep us healthy.
Fasting may be more than just fad. New research suggests that people who use the trendy new diets that involve intermittent fasting may actually be adding years to their lives.
njoy this Christmas edition of Dr. Mark Pinsky’s “The Doctors’ Corner,” an informative and educational multimedia report on the latest news about health, medicine, fitness and nutrition. Exclusively on Space Coast Daily TV, Fr. Blake Britton and Dr. Pinsky provide insightful commentary and advice about spirituality and medicine.
The holiday season is approaching and the time is usually filled with joy. However, each year many families experience great sadness because of loss of possessions, injuries, or even death.
When Rachel was growing up, her mom, Lisa, instilled in her a drive to take care of others – especially the children who found their lives in flux.
Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey, Space Coast Daily’s Person of the Year, must have the ability to clone himself, for he seems to be everywhere at once. Unless you don’t get out much, you would run into Sheriff Ivey at the myriad fundraisers he supports.
Regular exercise over a lifetime may help mitigate the impact of aging on the human body by keeping chronic inflammation at bay, says a new study from Ball State University.
It’s all about giving back for Paula and her family – a tradition they’ve come to love and cherish every holiday season. There’s one day they look forward to — Hospice of Health First’s annual Thanksgiving Day dinner. It’s a well-known community dinner served to nearly 300 patients and their families in Brevard County for the past 15 years.
Dr. Mark Pinsky’s Medical Weight Loss Clinic is committed to helping you achieve your goals and teach you very simply how to eat and what your plate should look like. “Our goal is to provide you with the tools that provide lasting results,” said Dr. Pinsky.
Well, that’s a big change. A formerly vegan influencer revealed to her fans that she spent 30 days eating nothing but meat and animal products.
Health First announced Friday that the company has reached a new two-year agreement with Florida Blue.