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You’re Having a Baby!

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Pregnancy is not the time to seek to improve your fitness level or venture into new fitness territory.  It is an important time to keep fit and healthy for you and your baby.  Exercise relieves stress, keeps muscles strong, and…

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Beyond Lasik

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For Ivan Vasquez, it was about serving his country, joining the Home Land Security Border Patrol was his dream. But to be involved in this particular division of the military he was required to have at least 20/80 vision without…

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La Casa Senior Assisted Living

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Think of La Casa Senior Assisted Living as an act of faith in its community as well as compassion for its residents Owned by a pair of registered nurses who are members of longtime Merritt Island families, it is set…

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Working the Hill….

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It’s time to put the finishing touches on training for one of Brevard’s most popular running events, the Melbourne Art Festival 5k! According to Denise Piercy, owner of the Running Zone, 1,459 local “athletes” of all ages and fitness levels…

Eating Out the Right Way
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Eating Out the Right Way

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With so many great places to eat in Brevard County, we are bound to find ourselves out to eat with family and friends.  Most of us try to enjoy a good meal, without entirely thwarting our attempt to lead a…

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The Weight Is Over…

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LifeShape Fitness Center Opens in Melbourne Chalk up another first for Dr. Mark Fusco, Medical Director of LifeShape Advanced Bariatric Center of Florida. Back in 2003, he was the first to introduce the innovative Adjustable Gastric Band (AGB) surgery to…

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American Heart Association’s Go Red

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  Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States.  Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart diseases, stroke and other vascular diseases, causes the death of one out of every 2.6 women annually.  That’s nearly 460,000 deaths…

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Back in the Game

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A new year means a new commitment to take care of those nagging aches Steve Ryland has heard it all before: promises to take care of those aching joints, resolutions to stick to the regimen the doctor – and probably…

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New Year, New Resolve

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Take care of those little aches before they become big ones You slipped and twisted something, but not too badly, while cleaning the bathroom. You wrenched a shoulder while walking the dog. You did something to your back – you’re…

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New Year . . . Oh Baby!

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For many, the New Year brings hope for the start or growth of a family.  This can be an exciting time or it can be one filled with struggles and dismay.  According to thte Web site BabyCenter.com, about 10 percent…

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