Heart disease

Flip the Script takes different approach to pain management

Flip the Script takes different approach to pain management

Heart disease, diabetes and cancer are all issues the elderly deal with. But no issue is bigger for older Americans now than pain. It’s considered the No. 1 reason they seek medical attention, according to the National Institutes of Health. That, of course, leads to the need for opioids to curb the pain, and use […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. TRUMP, PELOSI REMAIN FAR APART ON BORDER WALL ISSUE House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has declared there’ll be no “wall money” in any compromise border security deal as she and President Donald Trump signaled congressional negotiators may never satisfy his demands. 2. U.S. TO WITHDRAW FROM NUCLEAR ARMS TREATY The Trump administration is poised to […]

Warning signs of a heart attack

Warning signs of a heart attack

Do you take care of your heart? February is American Heart Month, and it’s a good time to learn more about the warning signs your body will send if you’re at risk of a heart attack. Read the full article in the Feb. 22 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription options. Sign […]

Flu cases on the rise in Santa Rosa

Flu cases on the rise in Santa Rosa

With an increase in cases of influenza-like illnesses (ILI) in our area, the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) encourages everyone to protect themselves and their families from the flu by getting vaccinated. According to reports from the Emergency Department at Santa Rosa Medical Center, 2.8 percent of the emergency department […]

Healthy home, healthy life

Healthy home, healthy life

Having a clean and uncluttered home is an important part of a healthy lifestyle and science can prove it. A study conducted at Cornell University found that cluttered kitchens create caloric chaos. Women were asked to wait for another person in either a messy, noisy kitchen or a clean and tidy kitchen. Both kitchens had […]

Seminar highlights importance of exercise for older adults

Seminar highlights importance of exercise for older adults

More than half of all adults are not meeting the recommended requirements for daily physical activity. That issue becomes a bigger concern for older adults, who are suffering a bone loss of 3-5 percent each year once they hit the age of 55. Sometimes it’s the craziness of life in general that gets in the […]