Health

2nd Annual Knickers fore Knockers Golf Tournament

2nd Annual Knickers fore Knockers Golf Tournament

Queen’s Harbour Golf Club will host the 2nd Annual Knickers fore Knockers Golf Tournament on Sunday, March 13, 2011 with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. A kick-off party at Culhane’s Irish Pub is Tuesday, March 8 from 6 – 8 p.m.  Drinks, appetizers and the Just Jazz Quintet are all part of the festivities with a $10 donation.

Take Care Clinics Offering Discounted Physicals

Take Care Clinics Offering Discounted Physicals

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Though the cold weather lingers, summer is not far away, and with that comes sports and activities for children.

Take Care Clinics at area Walgreen's stores are offering physical examinations for children for $35 through the end of April. The normal cost is $60.

The exams will make sure children are up to date on immunizations and are fit for sports and camp activities.

"Sports and camp physicals are a great opportunity for families to interact with a trusted health care professional who can identify children who might be at risk for illness or injury during certain activities," said Sandra Festa Ryan, RN, MSN, CPNP, FAANP and chief nurse practitioner officer for Take Care Health Systems. 

Join Florida Native’s Fight against MS This Week at SUITE

Two years ago Sarah Reed’s life was forever altered when the then 25-year-old was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). As a former varsity track and field athlete at Florida State, Reed decided to channel her competitive spirit towards fighting her newly diagnosed disease.

St. Vincent’s Ladies Night Out, Feb. 17th

St. Vincent’s Ladies Night Out, Feb. 17th

Join us Feb. 17 from 6 - 9 p.m. at the St. Johns Town Center for a celebration of women and men who have fought heart disease. St. Johns Town Center is blocking off the street near Pottery Barn Kids for this HUGE extravaganza that is FREE to the public and includes:

World-Renowned Orthopedic Surgeon Speaks at Annual Us Luncheon

The University of North Florida’s Us Group, along with UNF’s Brooks College of Health and the Mayo Clinic, will feature Dr. Mary O’Connor, world-renowned orthopedic surgeon and chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Florida, at its annual educational luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1, at the UNF University Center. She will discuss “Lifelong Bone Health: Girls to Grannies.” Check-in and registration begins at 10:45 a.m.

Publix Premium Light Tiramisu Ice Cream Recalled Due to Unlisted Almonds

Publix Premium Light Tiramisu Ice Cream Recalled  Due to Unlisted Almonds

Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black alerts consumers to the recall of Publix Premium Light Tiramisu Ice Cream because it contains almonds without listing them on the label.

Go Red for the American Heart Association at BlackFinn

Go Red for the American Heart Association at BlackFinn

February is American Heart Month and BlackFinn is raising heart health awareness with its Go Red Happy Hour benefiting the American Heart Association (AHA) on Friday, February 4, from 5 – 8 p.m.

The BlackFinn Go Red Happy Hour will feature a special heart-healthy menu with items such as Lime Glazed Salmon, Roasted Vegetable Pasta and Pomegranate Glazed Chicken as well as specialty PAMA-tinis, red win features and complimentary passed hors d’oeuvres. Suggested $5 donations will be collected at the Saloon door for the American Heart Association and a portion of the sales from BlackFinn’s special heart-healthy menu will also benefit the AHA. In addition, anyone who makes a donation to the AHA Friday night will be eligible to win various prizes, including BlackFinn gift cards and a Tiffany & Co. Paloma Picasso Loving Heart Pendant.