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Mar 6, 2018

Health Watch: How to get an accurate blood pressure reading

BLOOD PRESSURE   Medical professionals aren't taking enough care when taking blood pressure, according to a recent story on NPR's "Morning Edition." Guidelines from the American Heart Associatio…

Feb 9, 2018

Crestview Fire Department offers pediatric first aid course

CRESTVIEW — The Crestview Fire Department will teach the American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid course, which includes cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibril…

Jan 27, 2018

Crestview Relay For Life sets kickoff

CRESTVIEW — The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Crestview will have a kickoff for its new fundraising season. It starts 6:15 p.m. Jan. 29 in the Crestview High School cafeteria, 1250 N. F…

Jan 27, 2018

RECALLED: Listeria found in Rich Products beef meatballs

WASHINGTON — Rich Products Corporation, a Vineland, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,420 pounds of beef meatball products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S.…

Jan 27, 2018

RECALLED: Undeclared allergens found in misbranded Perdue chicken products

WASHINGTON — Perdue Foods LLC, a Monterey, Tenn. establishment, is recalling approximately 530 pounds of chicken products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agricultu…

Jan 27, 2018

Starbucks blood drive scheduled

CRESTVIEW — Select Starbucks are sponsoring blood drives to "perk up" the community’s blood supply. Donors can share their power to save lives by giving blood and enjoy a free $10 Starbucks gift card…

Jan 22, 2018

Okaloosa Health Department: Get vaccinated now

CRESTVIEW — In Florida and throughout the U.S., flu activity is on the rise. Okaloosa is currently seeing widespread flu activity. "On Friday, Jan. 12, the [Centers] for Disease Control stated that…

Jan 18, 2018

Walmart stores set free health screenings

Northwest Florida Walmart stores will host the first Walmart Wellness Day event of the year on Saturday, Jan. 20.  This free health screening allows residents to learn their: Blood glucose …

Jan 11, 2018

RECALLED: Listeria found in Winn-Dixie, Southern Home products

JACKSONVILLE — Southeastern Grocers has issued a voluntary recall due to possible prescense of listeria monocytogenes. SEG, the parent company of BI-LO, Fresco y Más, Harveys and Winn-Dixie stores…

Dec 12, 2017

Paying it forward

CRESTVIEW — Melbourne residents Shawn Sima and his daughter, Lexi, have worked successfully to get mandatory CPR training instituted for high school students in Brevard County, Florida, and hope to d…