Do you look forward to eating Thanksgiving dinner with your family? So much anticipation. Lots of cooking, eating and cleanup. A festive feast with loved ones – or is it?
Some families have one or more relatives whose behavior can be problematic ... READ MORE
What are the origins of the defining moments in our lives? You know the ones that have us sitting on the edge of our chairs - waiting for the phone to ring or our name to be called. These can be moments that just happen or moments that we make ... READ MORE
Since 2016, a growing number of University of Florida faculty have joined forces to enhance access and efficacy of information and programs to Spanish-speaking communities within the Sunshine State.
They developed the Coalition of Florida ... READ MORE
Did you know that falls are the leading cause of injury among older adults, with most falls occurring in the home? While this all sounds like bad news, there is some good…in that falls can be prevented. Most falls tend to occur due to a combination ... READ MORE
Parental incarceration is considered an adverse childhood experience (ACE), and research shows that it can have a lasting negative impact on children’s behavior, mental health and educational outcomes. According to the National Institute ... READ MORE
What beats over 100,000 times a day, and pumps over 2,000 gallons of blood every 24 hours? The Heart! February is officially American Heart month, so it is important to bring awareness to this amazing organ and how to keep it heathy. Heart disease ... READ MORE
February is the month we bring awareness to both Black History and American Heart health. I’m a Black health and wellness educator, so as you might imagine, both topics are near and dear to my heart! Black history month honors Black Americans’ ... READ MORE
BELLE GLADE, Fla. - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Childhood Obesity Facts for Children and Adolescents (www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/childhood.html), the following data has been gathered for individuals aged 2-19 ... READ MORE
Workers in agriculture, fisheries and forestry are among those at greatest risk nationally for injury and work-related health problems. Additionally, work-related fatalities are nearly seven times higher in these industries compared to all other ... READ MORE
Most residents in Florida are very familiar with the word hurricane. How we choose to respond can range from excitement for the weather enthusiast to sheer dread at the thought of constant rain showers, high winds, ... READ MORE