By Dr. Richard Chern, MD Diet and exercise have always been at the core of weight loss. These sound so simple and easy but for many of us, no matter what we try, it seems like we cannot succeed at either of these. Little things sneak into our lives to...
By Greg Durette, Florida Health Connector Eventually, if you are lucky, you will find yourself needing to make the transition from traditional insurance to Medicare. Knowing when you qualify to first enroll and when to make changes later on can prove a bit confusing, but is critical to make sure...
You’ve seen the ads and social media posts from friends and celebrity athletes about cryotherapy. Maybe even done a little research of your own? Maybe you’re even ready to give it a try? CRYO850 Owner, Amy Milligan, shares a little information to better prepare our readers for a visit...

Tai Chi is Good for You!

By Sheila Mohammed, MD, PhD Many people would love to do interesting exercise while learning beneficial physical skills. I would advise looking into Tai Chi. This is a slow moving martial art that anyone can do. The slow steady movements stimulate muscle building, and balance. This is helpful to prevent...
ECCAC Offers Children’s Prevention Programs By Kay Phelan Along with providing many services to children who have experienced abuse, abandonment or neglect, the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center (ECCAC) also has significant prevention programs in place. According to Jasie Landeros, who heads up the prevention department as ECCAC’s Outreach Program Manager,...
A growing body of evidence is suggesting that working out at your health club carries no more risk than any other indoor facility that you might be visiting. The most recent evidence comes from a random, two-week study that began on May 22, studying five different gyms in Oslo,...
By Stephenie Craig There’s no way around it. 2020 has been a difficult year. Anxiety is a consistent companion. Even previously fun things like planning a vacation now require intentional thought and consideration. News, social media, conversations with friends, and every day decisions invite stress. We are walking through unprecedented...
By Kay Leaman, Health Architect Last month we talked about the Microbiome system, what it is and the largest of these systems, the gut. There are numerous signs that our gut is ‘not what it should be’ from frequent colds, fatigue, headaches or Asthma to obesity, blood sugar issues, thyroid issues...
Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital encourages those who have recovered from a confirmed case of COVID-19 to consider donating blood plasma for convalescent plasma therapy in critically ill patients. Such plasma is currently in short supply. People who recover from coronavirus infection may develop antibodies to the virus that remain...

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