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10 Pitfalls of Self-Medicating

Doctors train for years to provide the best medical advice, but we still sometimes self-diagnose and self-medicate. For minor illnesses like the common cold, it makes sense to take medicine to relieve the symptoms and wait it out. If the medication doesn’t work or the symptoms last longer than expected, then we visit the doctor.

However, […]

5 Suggestions for De-Stressing During the Pandemic

During a pandemic, stress can rear its head in many forms. It can manifest in fear about the health of oneself and one’s loved ones, worry about financial situations and jobs, and stress over losing support services. Stress can make itself evident in changes of patterns in eating or sleeping, in difficulty with focusing or […]

How Telecommunication Platforms Are Changing the Health Industry

Health care has never been more diversified and accessible as it is today, all thanks to telecommunication. The integration of all forms of digital technology, including broadband internet, computers, and equipment that supports videoconferencing, has made this possible, giving birth to the term “telemedicine.” How exactly has telecommunication done away with traditional paperwork and improved […]

The Health Importance of Staying Connected in the Pandemic Age

Many of us can relate far too well to the feeling of loneliness. From wearing masks to canceling family get-togethers or even quarantining at home indefinitely, it seems everyone is taking extra steps to protect their health these days. A global pandemic will do that to you. These precautions are necessary reactions to a health […]

Telemedicine in the Age of COVID-19: What You Should Know

Early in 2020, the CDC issued guidelines advising health care providers and individuals in areas affected by COVID-19. Among the guidelines included the adoption of various practices, such as social distancing. The CDC specifically recommended that health care providers and facilities offer medical services through virtual means to reduce contact between individuals.

 
What Is Telemedicine?
Telemedicine is […]

The Dangers of Self-Diagnosis

There is no question that we definitely live in a day and age that presents a double whammy to most people. Many have work and family concerns, and there are doctors who are already overworked dealing with current health issues. When you couple that with our increase in technology and the ability to Google anything, […]

10 Ways to Switch Up Your At-Home Fitness Regime

Is your home workout regimen getting a little bit stale? If that is the case, it might be time for you to spice it up a bit. At Brevard Health Alliance, we are committed to helping you stay fit and healthy, and we know there are plenty of things that you can do to still […]

Patient Resources: Help Me Grow Brevard

We believe everyone deserves access to quality pediatric care. One of our community partners that specializes in this area is Help Me Grow Brevard. 

 
About Help Me Grow Brevard
Help Me Grow Florida is a comprehensive, integrated statewide system designed to address the need for early identification of childhood developmental and behavioral concerns. As a branch, Help […]

Community Partnership: 2-1-1 Brevard

Here at Brevard Health Alliance, exceptional patient care is our number one goal. Whether that care is through a service we offer or through another agency, we want to ensure our patients have access to every resource available to them within Brevard County. One important community partner of ours is 2-1-1 Brevard. 

 
About 2-1-1 Brevard 
2-1-1 Brevard […]

Treatment and Prevention Options for Hepatitis C and HIV

An estimated 2.4 million Americans have Chronic Hepatitis C, and an estimated 1.2 million Americans have HIV. These chronic conditions are caused by different viruses. You might wonder, “Are Hepatitis C and HIV the same?” Read on to learn about Hepatitis C and HIV prevention and treatment options that could help you live a long, […]