News of Note

Soup For Good

Save the date for LifeStream’s second annual Soup For Good fundraiser benefiting The Open Door drop-in center in Eustis.

Fool Proof Flight

Some of the best summertime destinations are just waiting to be explored but before you board that tightly sealed virus incubator, also known as an airplane, take a few precautions to protect your health.

Escaping Heart Failure

Middle-age couch potatoes listen up! There is still time to lower your risk of heart failure… and the solution probably won’t surprise you…

Also, step up your physical activity by joining cardiologist, Dr. Nitza Alvarez, every second Saturday of the month for Walk With a Doc. Participants will enjoy a brief presentation on an important health topic followed by a “walk-at-your-own-pace” lead by Dr. Alvarez.

Men’s Health Month

The month of June is recognized as Men’s Health Month a time to focus on the health of the special men in our lives.

Men’s Health Month aims to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys with community screenings, health fairs, and health education activities.

The Male Pill

Men looking for more effective options for birth control may be one step closer to success, thanks a male birth control pill emerging from clinical trials.

National Women’s Health Week

May is the month we celebrate the special moms in our lives but it is also a time to empower all women to take steps to improve their health.

National Women's Health Week is an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health.

This important week begins on Mother’s Day and focuses on helping women of every age to prioritize her physical and mental wellbeing, by taking some simple steps.

Exercise & Your Mind

Is a healthy heart linked to a healthy brain? New research from Sweden suggests that it is.

A new study which followed 191 women for 44 years, found that women with higher cardiovascular fitness in their midlife years were less likely to develop dementia later in life.

Their findings were published in the journal Neurology.

Fitness #4Mind4Body

In their 2018 report on the State of Mental Health in America, the National Association for Mental Health… now known as Mental Health America reports that over 43 million Americans have a mental health condition and of those adults, nearly half have a co-occurring substance abuse disorder.

May is designated Mental Health Awareness month. During this month Mental Health America, and other mental health organizations host a number of activities which are based on increasing awareness.

This year’s theme is Fitness #4Mind4Body to encourage everyone to focus on what we as individuals can do to be fit for our own futures.