March 26, 2015 RSS feed / Healthy Living

Make sure your young passengers are properly buckled in for the ride

Not sure if you’ve properly installed your child’s or grandchild’s car seat? Have it checked or fitted for free by a Collier County Sheriff’s Office child passenger safety technician.  More...

Pain study follows patients after orthopedic shoulder surgery

When it comes to determining which patients will have long-lasting pain after orthopedic shoulder surgery, cognitive coping style and genetic predisposition to pain sensitivity might actually be bigger factors than the size or intensity of the operat More...

Yoga class, silent auction to benefit CAN

Yoga instructor Kiersten Mooney of Bala Vinyasa and other yoga teachers lead a class at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 29, on the grounds at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. The $25 registration fee will benefit Cancer Alliance of Naples. More...

Lose weight by fixing your metabolism

IberiaBank presents bariatric physician Caroline Cederquist, author of “The MD Factor Diet: A Physician’s Proven Diet for Metabolism Correction and Healthy Weight Loss,” at 6 p.m. More...

Help available for those applying for Affordable Care Act insurance

Planned Parenthood of Collier County has employees and volunteers who are certified and ready to assist consumers with applications for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. The current enrollment period ends April 30.  More...

GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE

¦ Artis—Naples hosts the annual 10K Run for Music at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, March 28. The 6.22-mile route starts west of Pelican Bay Boulevard and Tamiami Trail and ends at Artis— Naples. More...

Free NCH fair is all about babies

The NCH Healthcare System hosts a Baby Fair from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at the downtown hospital for those who are hoping to conceive, are pregnant, newly delivered, breast feeding or are parenting toddlers up to 2 years old. More...

Terracina Grand to implement Montesorri-based dementia program

Terracina Grand invites family members and those who are involved in the selection of care providers for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia to open house from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, March 26. More...

Continuing on the journey toward longer, healthier, happier lives

Insuring the uninsured was one of the hot topics at the recent Hospital Days in Tallahassee sponsored by the Florida Hospital Association, of which yours truly is chair.  More...

Avow offers Level 1 reiki class

Avow staff members and reiki masters Cathy Coppoletta and Marianne Appleby will lead a daylong Level 1 class in the reiki technique on Saturday, April 25, at the Avow campus on Whippoorwill Lane. The $100 registration fee includes lunch.  More...