Putting weight onto a ‘bum’ knee, forcing heaviness onto a diminished joint or placing a load onto an inflamed nerve, can be problematic and painful for many people.  But what if you could avoid Earth’s gravitational field? A trip to the moon, which has just...

BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA,  FLORIDA — The 22nd annual Space Coast Home, Health & Active Living Show will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Viera Community Center, and will showcase the best in goods and services available in today’s Home Improvement, Heath Care...

In the recent years of economic recovery, many have complained about insufficient job growth. A recent report shows, however, that this is definitely not the case for the health care industry. According to a Brookings Institution report, the health care industry has added 2.6 million jobs...

Some famous writers, painters and musicians have done some of their best work in their later years — impressionist Claude Monet, for one. But at the North Hollywood Senior Arts Colony, older people are proving that you don't have to be famous — or even...

Employers are now 18 months away from being forced to provide health insurance for their employees, thanks to a Tuesday announcement by the Obama administration that a major Obamacare mandate won't be going into effect until 2015, but Florida's business community isn't exactly jumping for...

Hospitals may soon have to post signs saying “Enter at Your Own Risk” or “Hospitals Can be Hazardous to Your Health.” In 1999, the Institute of Medicine issued its landmark study, “To Err is Human,” which revealed that one million people become ill or injured while...

The nation's largest outsourcing of prison medical care is finally under way in Florida with the state turning to a private company with a history of problems in other states. Corizon Inc. of Brentwood, Tenn., plans to start work Aug. 1 after Florida won a two-year...