A lot of us spend most of our time indoors working under fluorescent lights in front of computers. Subsequently, we return home and focus on television screens. However, according to research, there is a direct line between outdoor activities and health. Experiencing nature makes us more creative, happier, and healthier. Thus, to improve our physical […]
Hurricanes can cause widespread damage when they hit. Luckily, there is technology available to track these storms before they make landfall. There is plenty of time to prepare before a hurricane hits, so make sure you’re ready with these tips.
One of the most important things you can do to prepare for a hurricane is […]
Identifying Children’s Feelings During the Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the entire world. Already separated from friends and relatives and worrying about what they see happening at home and on the news, children are at risk and may not know how to express their feelings.
Like adults, children may be afraid of getting sick or […]
The coronavirus is like nothing we’ve ever experienced. So it is no great shock that stress and anxiety about COVID-19, coupled with increased social distancing and isolation, is affecting our mental health. It also makes sense that Americans are feeling more anxiety, fear, and depression, than normal.
Are you or someone you know struggling with mental […]
The health-related difference made in washing your hands before meals and after using the restroom
Be aware, wash with care. In all the lands, wash your hands. Soap and water go hand in hand. The list of slogans continues in hopes of teaching the importance of hand hygiene. Although most people learned the basics of hand […]
Brevard Health Alliance (BHA) is proud to announce the 15-year anniversary of its launch as an independent entity with a focused mission on countywide health improvement. Prior to inception, the Brevard Health Alliance began almost 16 years ago as the three Brevard hospital systems at that time – Health First, Parrish Medical Center and Wuesthoff […]
Brevard Health Alliance is proud to announce our partnership with Street to Home. Community non-profit, Street to Home, aims to advance progress on ending homelessness in South Brevard through supportive housing. The organization’s distinct values set them apart, as they aspire to employ collective impact to create opportunities of high leverage to solve a complex […]
It is estimated that more than 26 million adults in the United States have been diagnosed with diabetes, and the risk of this disease is increasing every year. Some doctors have said that we have an epidemic on our hands due to the high rates of diabetes and the way the disease is affecting overall […]
When hunger hits, it’s easy to grab a candy bar or bag of chips to get you through to the next meal. Processed foods are readily available everywhere you turn, and they satisfy the sweet or salty cravings that often come up. But this seemingly simple decision could be taking a toll on your health.
An Alzheimer’s diagnosis can be devastating for the patient and their family. If someone you love is dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease or another form of dementia, there are a few things that can be done to provide the support that is needed. Not only is a good care plan essential for the individual, but it […]