Health

Champion’s Heart Life Center and Answers Pregnancy Resource Center Grand Openings Nov. 6th

Champion’s Heart Life Center and Answers Pregnancy Resource Center will celebrate their Grand Openings on Saturday, November 6, 2010, from 9AM-2PM at 205 Magnolia Avenue and Azalea Park (formally St. Anne’s), in Keystone Heights.

There will be live entertainment, food vendors, antique care displays, fall family photo opportunities, free kid activities including bounce houses and trackless train rides.  Area arts & crafts vendors, along with local merchants, will have booths set up for some early holiday shopping.

We welcome everyone to an 11AM dedication of “Answers Pregnancy Resource Center” by JoAnna Merritt Weldon, followed by the dedication and opening at 11:30AM of “Champion’s Heart Life Center” by Kristi Overton Johnson.

Come visit our new facilities, join in family fun activities, and help celebrate a special opportunity to “Bring Hope, Healing, and Restoration to our Lake Region and Beyond!”

Creating Visibility on Halloween is the Key to Child Safety

Creating Visibility on Halloween is the Key to Child Safety; Life+Gear Offers Tips to Increase Visibility

Dark streets, distracted motorists and lots of children walking around make Halloween one of the most dangerous pedestrian walking days of the year. Below are both facts and tips to help your viewers (and their children) have a safe Halloween.

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is just around the corner and many consumers may not realize how scary this ghoulish night might really be for their personal safety, their property…or their pocketbooks.

Know the Difference Between a Cold and The Flu

Cold and flu symptoms are very similar and it may be hard to tell which virus is making you sick. The cold and flu are both respiratory illnesses, but they are caused by different types of viruses. Flu symptoms usually come on quickly (within 3-6 hours) and consist of a fever, body aches, dry cough, and extreme tiredness. Cold symptoms are less severe and people experience a stuffy nose, productive cough, slight tiredness, and limited body aches.

Halloween Buy Backs, Costume Parties and Fun

HALLOWEEN EVENTS:

Wolfson Children's Hospital Implements Visitation Precautions as Flu Season Begins

Now that flu season has begun, Wolfson Children’s Hospital has implemented visitation precautions effective October 1, 2010, through March 31, 2011. During this timeframe, children age 5 and under will not be able to visit patients in the hospital. Parents and legal guardians are welcome to be with their hospitalized child at any time.

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure - October 23, 2010

It's nearly time for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure!  It will be held on Saturday, October 23rd, 2010 at a new site-- the Jacksonville Fairgrounds.  (510 Fairgrounds Pl., Jacksonville, FL 32202)

You can register online until October 17th, and you can register at any 1st Place Sports location until October 16th.  After that, you may register at the AT&T Health & Fitness Expo October 21st-22nd, or register on Race Day.  All registered participants will receive a free event shirt!