Healthy Lifestyle

1. Take care of your feet.

Foot problems such as calluses are more common and develop more quickly in people who have type 2 diabetes. With daily foot care, you can keep calluses from building. Check your feet every day for blisters, cuts, sores...

Category: Health Education Topics Featured Diabetes Education

Joints and muscles endure a lifetime of bending, twisting and rotating. They’re like any hardware ¬– they get worn with use.

Without your joints and muscles, you wouldn’t be able to walk, stand or sit. As important as they are, joints and...

Category: Health Education Topics, Featured, Bones and Joints

When to be concerned about cognitive decline

A minister admonished one of his elderly church members. “Florence, at your age you should start thinking about the hereafter.”

“Oh, I do, Reverend,” she replied. “I...

Category: Health Education Topics, Featured, Mental Health

About Health Bridge

Healthcare Simplified

Our world changes so quickly that keeping up on the latest local and national health news can be daunting. That is why Parrish Medical Center will do it for you. Whether it is education, breaking news or a message from your physician, count on HealthBridge to get it to you quickly.


• Personalized page based on health interests: health, weight control, diabetes, blood pressure and others
• Communication how you want it: mailbox, computer, phone or tablet
• One click access to an exclusive health education video library
• For patients of Parrish Medical Group physicians: email physician offices, request prescription refills, schedule an office appointment, view lab results
• RSVP online for events and classes
• Many more future benefits in development

Members receive:
• “Vim & Vigor” quarterly health magazine
• Daily updates with tips for better living, event reminders, checklists and other tools
• News alerts including as-needed reminders about events, appointments and breaking health news
• Shareable low fat, heart healthy recipes
• “Health Tip of the Day” to keep you motivated
• Comment on articles to join the conversation
• Business office tools for paying bills and requesting estimates


Join our HealthBridge program today and transform your health. HealthBridge is part of our vision of Healing Families — Healing Communities® and is an extension of our mission of providing healing experiences for everyone all the time®.