Florida Known for Sandy Beaches, Sunshine and Cancer Clusters?

  “State health officials have said a lot about The Acreage in the past week.  They said they’ve found a cluster of childhood brain cancer in the community, a semi-rural swath filled with dirt roads and private wells. They said they don’t see any apparent cause, and that they aren’t planning environmental tests to find […]

Cupid is Calling: Lover’s Wanted for St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches

Gabriel Hernandez and Catalina de Valdes were the first two people to officially record their love for each in St. Augustine – they were married here on January 24, 1594. More than 400 years later, romance continues to be a major attraction in the oldest city, along the surf-kissed sands of St. Augustine Beach and […]

One-of-a-Kind Golf Lifestyle at World Golf Village

Spend the morning taking private golf lessons on a championship course. Visit the World Golf Hall of Fame and test your skills on an 18-hole natural grass putting course and 132-yard shot over water Challenge Hole. Spend the morning taking private golf lessons on a championship course. Visit the World Golf Hall of Fame and […]

2009 H1N1 Flu: Protect Yourself!


What is 2009 H1N1 (swine flu)? 2009 H1N1 (referred to as “swine flu” early on) is a new influenza virus causing illness in people. This new virus was first detected in people in the United States in April 2009. This virus is spreading from person-to-person worldwide, probably in much the same way that regular seasonal […]

FREE Health & Fitness Tips from the St Augustine Gym

Best St Augustine gym, Every BODY Fitness, now offers FREE health & fitness tips for local residents! By requesting their FREE Fat Loss Secrets Report, local St Augustine and Jacksonville residents can begin receiving the information packed EBF newsletter for FREE, which is a $19.95 per month value! The newsletter is full of nutritional information […]

Prez’s Weekly Address: Attempting to Debunk Health Care Reform ‘Myths’

WASHINGTON – In his weekly address, President Obama set the record straight on some of the most pervasive myths about health insurance reform. He addressed a range of “outrageous myths” including that illegal immigrants will be covered, that abortions will be funded by taxpayer dollars, that so-called “death panels” will be formed to decide who […]

Prez’s Weekly Address: Town Hall Meetings Exaggerated?

WASHINGTON – In his weekly address, President Barack Obama described just how dysfunctional the current health insurance system is and how reform will fix it. Right now, the American people have a system that works better for the insurance industry than it does for them. Reform will put an end 14,000 Americans losing their insurance […]

Two Cases of Swine Flu Reported at the University of South Florida Campus

Yesterday the University of South Florida Polytechnic community learned two cases of H1N1 (often called swine flu) have been reported on campus. Fortunately, both employees are recovering. However, given what communities have seen in terms of the fast spread of this illness, as well as the return of students to school and the pending arrival […]

The Biggest Loser Fitness Contest Comes to Jacksonville

Local News Station Teams Up With Bailey’s Powerhouse Gym to Promote Healthy Living and Significantly Reduce Adult and Childhood Obesity in the Jacksonville Area Jacksonville, FL – Obesity has become a problem on the First Coast and brings along with it a multitude of health related issues such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension […]