HOLLYWOOD — The Hollywood Health Clinic is offering more than just check-ups this year. Clinic staff members are meeting with community members every month to teach them about maintaining healthy lifestyles. The monthly meetings, called “Coffee and Chat” focus on offering preventative and treatment measures for diabetes. The latest one, held Jan.
Cervical cancer is the 15th leading cause of cancer deaths among women in Florida, but it is the easiest gynecological cancer to prevent through screening, lifestyle changes and vaccination. Cervical cancer is the 15th leading cause of cancer deaths among women in Florida, but it is the easiest gynecological cancer to
On Jan. 19, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced two major actions to protect life and the conscience rights of Americans. HHS’ Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is issuing new guidance to state Medicaid directors restoring state flexibility to decide program standards. The letter issued today
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Tribal First, a division of Alliant Specialty Insurance Services, has acquired American Indian Health Services (AIHS). The acquisition pairs Tribal First, the nation’s largest tribal insurance brokerage, with one of Indian Country’s leading providers of healthcare services and financing tools. “Access to quality, affordable healthcare continues to
Mumps is a contagious disease that is caused by a virus, but it can be prevented by a vaccine given routinely to children. Before the U.S. mumps vaccination program started in 1967, mumps was a universal childhood disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Since the vaccine era,
The holiday season usually ends with resolutions to live a healthier year. Even though these resolutions don’t usually begin until January, the Hollywood Clinic got a head start with the Clean Eating 21 Day Challenge to prepare people for healthier lifestyles. The challenge started the week of Oct. 30 and ended
“This year, the only thing that should be stuffed for the holidays is the turkey.” That’s the motto of the 11th Annual “Eat Smart, Move More, Maintain Don’t Gain Holiday Challenge,” a seven-week, email-based event that helps people avoid the bulge of holiday overindulging. The Florida Department of Health in Broward
Thanksgiving is known for family gatherings, parades and of course copious amounts of delicious food. any people agree that one of the best benefits of Thanksgiving is the leftovers, but without the proper precautions, they may pose a danger to familied. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, many