Considerations When Choosing a Pediatric Doctor

How Are Pediatricians Different From Family Practitioners? Pediatricians specialize in the care of children from birth to about 18. They offer preventive care, often called well-child services, as a way to positively impact long-term health. Of course, pediatricians at Brevard Health Alliance, Inc. also provide care to children with a [...]

2023-02-21T10:35:05-05:00November 21st, 2017|

10 Health Benefits of Drinking More Water

Our bodies are mostly water. Though the exact percentage varies between men, women, and children, all of our bodies are, in fact, comprised of well over fifty percent water. We are not only made of water, but our many parts and cells require water to function. So, it comes as [...]

2023-02-21T10:36:59-05:00September 28th, 2017|

5 Things You Should Know About Colonoscopies

The American Cancer Society and doctors all over always promote and recommend regular wellness checks in order to increase the chances of disease prevention and/or early detection of diseases such as cancer, which has much higher survival rates with early diagnosis and treatment. Similar to mole screenings which check for [...]

2023-02-21T12:42:44-05:00September 21st, 2017|

5 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health

We all have days where we feel stressed out, sad or anxious. Feeling this way occasionally is completely normal even if you're living a fairy tale life, as unlikely as that is. But if you feel out of sorts all the time, you might need to pay attention. Unless you [...]

2023-02-21T10:31:28-05:00August 7th, 2017|

How Technology Can Benefit Your Daily Health

Nowadays, every time you look around it seems like people spend most of their day glued to their phones texting, playing games, surfing the Internet, and posting on social media. This smartphone dependent era we live in has caused many people to believe advances in technology have only resulted in [...]

2023-03-23T17:12:29-04:00June 30th, 2017|

May is World Stroke Month

According to the American Stroke Association, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds within the United States. The month of May is World Stroke Month, and it’s a time to spread awareness about strokes, one of the top killers and causes of long-term disability. A recent survey showed that only [...]

2023-08-08T13:03:08-04:00May 25th, 2017|

How To Move More During Your Work Day

It is official; no one needs convincing on how important exercise is to their life.  The bigger problem has always been finding time to exercise.  With life so busy, people struggle trying to find time to exercise and take better care of their health.  For many, after working all day [...]

2023-01-06T13:32:17-05:00May 11th, 2017|

5 Tips for Senior Health and Fitness

Keeping your body strong and limber prevents injuries and illness. A healthy, fit body also helps keep you active throughout your life. Many people think that poor health as an inevitable part of aging, but the truth is that you can take steps to stay fitter and healthier throughout your [...]

2023-08-08T13:01:13-04:00April 27th, 2017|

National Stress Awareness Month

To say we live stress free is not being realistic.  Stress is a part of our new normal.  Everyone and thing experiences it; from our pets to our children and spouses.  As a society it is no surprise that we would bring awareness to this disorder and call it National [...]

2023-06-28T19:19:20-04:00April 13th, 2017|

10 Ways to Improve Heart Health

Your heart has a very important job and making smart choices to prevent heart disease will pay off for the rest of your life. No matter what age you are, anyone can benefit from taking a few extra steps to give their heart some TLC. Not exercising, eating poorly, and [...]

2023-03-24T15:50:08-04:00September 28th, 2016|
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