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Just One Thing – One Month is Not Enough

Just One Thing – One Month is Not Enough

Heart month has shown us how important it is to raise awareness of heart disease in women. Although dedicating an entire month to encouraging discussion on this disease is important, it is essential to remember to carry on these discussions throughout the year. Since heart disease is the cause of…


Do You Know the Best Answer to Heart Disease?

Do You Know the Best Answer to Heart Disease?

It’s prevention. It’s important that hospitals, doctors and researchers continue to take heart disease treatment to higher levels. Obviously. It’s more important that we prevent it altogether. Even more obvious. The earlier women get started, the better. What You Can’t Change The fact of the matter is there are risk…


Just One Thing – Coincidentally, One Risk Factor is All it Takes

Just One Thing – Coincidentally, One Risk Factor is All it Takes

Her Heart – Risk Factors Today’s Just One Thing is about risk factors for the number one killer of women in America – Heart Disease. We’re listing them here, and we hope you’ll take a few minutes now or when you can to review them and see if you have…


Her Heart: What Linda and Mary Jane didn’t know almost killed them

Her Heart: What Linda and Mary Jane didn’t know almost killed them

Payback from the Heart Linda and Mary Jane are two Gainesville women who both had a brush with death because their hearts were not as healthy as they thought. They are very different women, but they share some very important things. They both survived heart disease. They are both working…


Her Heart: Women, Listen Up!

Her Heart: Women, Listen Up!

Risks, Symptoms and Prevention Dr. Illie Barb is an Interventional Cardiologist at The Cardiac and Vascular Institute and is on staff at North Florida Regional Medical Center. He believes it’s so important for women to understand that heart disease is not a man’s disease. After 15+ years of major messaging…


Just One Thing – Heart Healthy Selfie

Just One Thing – Heart Healthy Selfie

Happy Friday to all the women who are already part of Women and Wellness and to those who will join us this year. Here’s this week’s ‘Just One Thing’ for you to consider. Happy Heart Month – and may the odds for Heart Health be ever in your favor! Guess…


Heart Healthy Selfie

Heart Healthy Selfie

Share your heart. Share your health. Share your selfie. How can you make a difference during Heart Month? Join our Heart Healthy Selfie campaign! Take a selfie that shows something you do to keep your heart healthy. Upload the photo here and be sure to include Just One Thing that…


Just One Thing – Workplace Falls

Just One Thing – Workplace Falls

Happy Friday to all the women who are already part of Women and Wellness and to those who will join us this year. Here’s this week’s ‘Just One Thing’ for you to consider. As we wind down the month of January and our Spotlight Series on unintentional injuries, we want…


Staying Safe: Avoiding a Fall is Way More Fun than Recovering From One

Staying Safe: Avoiding a Fall is Way More Fun than Recovering From One

Falls: Why Do We Do This? Our body relies on many functions to keep us upright and balanced. Our muscles, vision, eyes, lungs, nervous system and inner ear work together to keep us from falling. But sometimes, things go awry. Everyone has a story about the time they had aterrible…


Staying Safe: Through the Eyes of an ER Physician

Staying Safe: Through the Eyes of an ER Physician

Up Close and Personal Dr. Tami Vega is a physician in the Emergency Room of North Florida Regional Medical Center. She knows very well that unintended injury is a major killer for people who live in North Central Florida, including women. She has a unique perspective because she sees the…


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