Nurturing Healthy Eaters: Childhood Nutrition Matters!

By: Dr. Wendy Lockhart, MD Brevard Health Alliance Chief of Pediatrics Your happy infant that loves baby food becomes a toddler who now decides what foods and how much they are going to eat. Anyone with children can relate to this scenario.  Trying to get your young child to eat [...]

2023-09-20T14:46:32-04:00September 11th, 2023|

Did You Know About STD Awareness Week?

  STD Awareness Week will be celebrated from April 9 through April 15 this year. The CDC calls this week an opportunity to do the following: Raise awareness about STDs and how they impact our lives Reduce STD-related stigma, fear, and discrimination Ensure people have the tools and knowledge to [...]

2023-08-29T13:49:07-04:00April 4th, 2023|

Take a Beat on heart health this month

The new year is the perfect time to take a look at your ticker and improve your habits. We challenge readers to take a few key steps that can impact their overall heart health in observance of American Heart Month.  “It is never too early to focus on cardiovascular health,” [...]

2023-08-29T15:16:53-04:00February 27th, 2023|

Children’s Dental Health Month

Every February, the American Dental Association celebrates National Children’s Dental Health Month. The month-long observance puts emphasis on the importance of oral health in children, as well as highlighting tips for parents and guardians to use with their kids to keep their smiles on track!   Did you know? Did you [...]

2023-08-29T13:55:30-04:00February 24th, 2023|

National Blood Donor Awareness Month

National Blood Donor Awareness Month  Since 1970, January has been named National Blood Donor Month to raise awareness of the need. Donating blood saves many lives and can improve the health of so many. The World Health Organization calls blood the Gift of Life.  While most of us are likely [...]

2023-08-25T10:09:08-04:00January 9th, 2023|

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month According to the National Cervical Cancer Coalition, more than 13,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the United States each year. It was one of the most common causes of cancer death for American women, states the American Cancer Society; however, with the [...]

2023-07-14T13:53:18-04:00January 2nd, 2023|

How to Enjoy a Safe Holiday Season

How to Enjoy a Safe Holiday Season  The holidays can be a magical time for you and your family. Full of lights, good food, amazing company, and a sense of new beginnings. But there are some things to keep in mind to keep your families safe this holiday season and [...]

2023-03-15T13:12:31-04:00December 12th, 2022|
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