March 8, 2012 RSS feed / Healthy Living

New parents need to remember their friendship, and keep talking

The whimpers from the nursery were growing louder. Jana pulled the pillow around her head tighter, praying the baby would go back to sleep or her husband, Steve, would get up, just this once. More...

Free web conference helps caregivers identify depression in aging parents

The nonprofit National Private Duty Association and its Florida chapter will host the consumer education web conference, “Depression and Older Adults: What Every Caregiver Should Know,” at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 13. More...

Community involvement can answer critical questions about cancer causes, prevention

Residents of North Port and surrounding communities have an unprecedented opportunity to participate in a historic study that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations. More...

High school seniors’ quest for blood benefits Charlotte County

In the two years since Charlotte High School seniors Keoni Felipe and Patrick Dougherty took over the school’s blood drives, the number of collected units has doubled, bringing in unprecedented amounts of blood for Florida’s Blood Centers More...