Hundreds of Walks Being Held Nationwide Through December 2016 Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, yet...
By Sean Miller You want to improve your fitness, so what do you do? Join a gym? Start eating differently? How about hiring a personal trainer? Personal training and fitness go hand-in-hand. But, there’s  much more to a personal trainer than improving physical health. Folks that hire a personal trainer are...
Why your thyroid medication may not be working for you. By Dr. Richard, MD Today I’d like to talk about Levothyroxine or Synthroid.  This is likely the most commonly prescribed thyroid medication in the world but this is slowly changing.  This article may be a bit difficult to follow so don’t...
Marijuana as medicine? It’s the irony of our time: cannabis, once labeled criminal and dangerous, is now providing relief for a variety of symptoms and conditions. Cannabis is a complex plant that has been used medicinally world wide for more than a thousand years. As a practicing physician for over...

For the Health of it

by Ed Berry For the Health of it was the first certified organic grocery in the panhandle and has been a...
Locally-owned Foundations Medical Center offers a personalized healthcare experience by rethinking the typical world of medicine. Their vision for healthcare is based around a proactive mindset - not just going to the doctor when you aren’t feeling well, but making a plan to keep your body running as a...
Fort Walton Beach (FWB) Medical Center now offers the anterior approach as an option for patients needing a total hip replacement. Total hip replacement with anterior approach refers to surgeries done from in front of the hip. These surgeries may also be called mini, modified, minimally invasive, or muscle-sparing...
  If you get confused what kind of diet you should be eating, you are not alone.  New diets come out every...

Know Your Numbers

By Melanie Stewart Have you ever invested in the latest book, product, a new class or an inspiring seminar that left you feeling enthusiastic and committed to a healthy goal? Every year, millions of people resolve to do something differently, vowing to eat right, exercise regularly, save more or spend...
Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast (SHHEC) offers a new “Sacred Paws” Pet Therapy program, which is a volunteer animal-assisted pet therapy program. Volunteer animal-assisted activities are utilized within Sacred Heart Health System as short, diversional meet-and-greet activities that can produce positive health effects for patients. SHHEC currently has two...

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