October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of death in American women today. Noted for the first time by the ancient Egyptians more than 3,500 years ago, it was originally considered a rare disease as it was seen as an embarrassment to be diagnosed with breast cancer. Today it’s [...]

2016-10-04T15:44:32-04:00October 4th, 2016|

September is National Yoga Month

The practice of yoga is designed to help foster clarity and harmony in life. While many fitness programs focus on a need to “fix” yourself, yoga is dedicated to meeting people where they are to improve health in a positive and non-forceful way. Many people who regularly practice yoga enjoy [...]

2016-09-14T08:00:41-04:00September 14th, 2016|

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

The school year is picking back up and it’s an important time to think about what can be done to protect your child’s health. Schools, child care centers, and college dormitories are all susceptible to disease outbreaks - and no matter what stage your child is entering, it’s important to [...]

2016-08-02T08:00:17-04:00August 2nd, 2016|

Scoliosis 101

Did you know that this month is National Scoliosis Month? When it comes to preventative care, we are Brevard Health Alliance are all about supplying our patients and readers with the facts they need to keep them healthy. Read on to learn about scoliosis in children and adolescents, and for [...]

2016-06-21T08:00:55-04:00June 21st, 2016|

June is PTSD Awareness Month

When a traumatic event occurs in someone’s life, it is not unusual for them to have flashbacks, nightmares, or intrusive memories about the event. The truth is that in doing this, your nervous system is having a normal reaction to a major stressor. What is PTSD? Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, or [...]

2016-06-07T08:00:55-04:00June 7th, 2016|

May is National Physical Fitness Month!

Did you know that May is National Physical Fitness Month? Regular physical activity is good for everyone’s health, and people of all ages and body types can be physically active. National Physical Fitness and Sports Month is a great time to spread the word about the benefits of getting active. [...]

2016-05-12T08:00:33-04:00May 12th, 2016|
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