Florida Today: Surgeon Inspired by Doctor Who Saved His Life

Florida Today: Surgeon Inspired by Doctor Who Saved His Life

Florida Today recently featured Dr. Velarde, who was inspired to go into medicine after a doctor saved his life as a child. After that experience he decided he wanted to be a doctor so that he could help people. You can read more about Dr. Velarde’s story in the...
Brevard County Requiring ECGs for Student-Athletes

Brevard County Requiring ECGs for Student-Athletes

Brevard County Requiring ECGs for Student-Athletes A couple of months ago we did a blog addressing the need for young student-athletes to have sports physicals done prior to participating in sports in order to ensure they were healthy, particularly their hearts.  We...

Is Using Essential Oils for Health a Good Idea?

Is Using Essential Oils for Health a Good Idea? The use of essential oils as homeopathic remedies appears to be on the rise.  There seems to be a backlash against traditional medicine for a variety of reasons.  There is much to be said for what is provided by nature. ...

Why the Beach is Good for Us

Why the Beach is Good for Us Here in Florida, one thing that we have plenty of, besides sunshine, is beaches.  We don’t just have any beaches either.  We have beautiful, sandy beaches with warm water.  Not everywhere with beaches can make that boast.  For instance,...

Kids and Sports

If you have kids, then you may be wondering if sports are really beneficial to them or how many sports they should play, if any.  These are good questions.  Exercise is beneficial to everyone of all ages.  Just like eating, exercise should be done in moderation. ...