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Apr 13, 2013

Look Good, Feel Better program planned April 14

Look Good Feel Better's next session is 1-3 p.m. April 14 at North Okaloosa Medical Center's Senior Circle classroom, 127 E. Redstone Ave., Crestview.

Apr 3, 2013

Health rankings report: teen mom rate down, obesity up

FORT WALTON BEACH — The Florida Department of Health, or DOH, in Okaloosa County has received the fourth annual County Health Rankings and Roadmaps’ data.

Apr 2, 2013

North Okaloosa Medical Center hosts walking event on April 3

CRESTVIEW — North Okaloosa Medical Center will raise heart health awareness with a walking event at the hospital on Wednesday.

Mar 28, 2013

AHA and NOMC champion workplace wellness

FORT WALTON BEACH — North Okaloosa Medical Center CEO and 2013 American Heart Association Heart Walk chairman David Fuller met with Okaloosa and Walton county executives March 12 at Northwest Florida…

Mar 20, 2013

Officials lobby for trauma center in Okaloosa County

FORT WALTON BEACH — Changes could be made soon to the number of certified trauma centers in Northwest Florida and throughout the state.

Mar 6, 2013

Doctors, first responders speaking at March 8 trauma care meeting

FORT WALTON BEACH — Doctors, first responders, and other stakeholders will speak in support of expanding access to trauma care during a workshop hosted by the Florida Department of Health, or DOH, at…

Mar 4, 2013

Crestview program aids residents' efforts to quit smoking

CRESTVIEW — Penny Eubanks, West Florida Area Health Education Center’s assistant director and a former smoker, knows how difficult it is to quit smoking.

Mar 1, 2013

Free leg pain screening event is March 4 in Crestview

CRESTVIEW — Coastal Vein Institute, in collaboration with The American Venous Forum and Legs for Life organizations, will offer a free varicose, spider vein and peripheral arterial disease screening …

Feb 12, 2013

Groups launch website to explain Affordable Care Act's provisions

TALLAHASSEE — Progress Florida and Florida CHAIN have launched Health Care for Florida Now, www.healthcareforflorida.org, to educate Floridians about new health coverage opportunities and to engage p…