West Nile Virus Hits Close to Home

Floridians love to make the most of summer and its warm nights; however, so do mosquitos. Unfortunately, they can carry the West Nile Virus.  The Florida Health Department reported a confirmation of the mosquito-borne illness in Walton county on Friday. While rare, West Nile Virus is no stranger to the Emerald Coast. The…

Keeping Blood Pressure in Check

Have you checked your blood pressure lately? Uncontrolled high blood pressure increases your risk of heart disease, the nation’s #1 cause of death. Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure is one of the most common medical conditions Americans experience and a major contributor to…

Heart Attack and Stroke

Know the signs before it’s too late! Heart disease is the nation’s #1 killer of men and women. Each year we recognize February as Heart Month! It’s a great time to raise awareness about heart disease and work to prevent the 1.5 million heart attacks…

A Healthier You in 2015!

Why a healthy resolution is the best resolution! The hustle and bustle of the holiday gatherings, cookie-swaps, late-night shopping trips and days of traveling are now behind us. Many of us are dreaming of a calmer start to 2015 and have ideas on how to…

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