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 […]
Cancer is a terrifying word that makes everyone uneasy. Breast cancer claims more than 40,000 lives each year. It’s easy to ignore any symptoms that you may be experiencing and chalk it up to aging, but a breast cancer screening could be imperative to treatment and a better chance of success.
Early detection and diagnosis […]
That little pink ribbon. We have all seen it every year in October, and most people are aware that it is associated with Breast Cancer Awareness Month. However, not as many are aware of its roots and its goals.
Who Started it?
Breast Cancer Awareness Month began in 1985 as a partnership between the American Cancer Society […]
The brain is an incredibly complex organ that responds to all of the inputs and outputs of day-to-day life. Every second, there are hundreds of thousands of chemical reactions in the brain that enable the body and brain to respond to what is happening both outside and inside the body. Taking time to understand what […]
It can be intimidating to even know where to start when it comes to improving your mental health. Luckily, we are here to show you real, actionable steps that you can take to boost your mental health and improve your overall wellbeing.
Mediate! Mediating is one of the simplest (and cheapest) ways to improve your mental […]
If your child’s health is a top priority, introducing oral health to your kids as early as possible is one of the best things you can do. The key to dental health is prevention. And the earlier you can get your child’s teeth checked, the earlier you can stop bad habits before they ever start.
It’s that time of year again. Although you may be feeling well, annual checkups are an important part of every woman’s health care. Many women only come to see their doctors once they’re already experiencing signs and symptoms of disease. Yearly visits can help prevent illnesses and address any concerns before they turn into bigger […]
Florida’s not called the Sunshine State for nothing. Maybe you’re getting ready to head to the beach, go sunbathing, or play some outdoor sports. But if you haven’t put on enough sunscreen with UVA/UVB protection, you or your loved ones may be vulnerable to sunburn.
Sunburns are usually just a minor annoyance when they happen. But […]