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How much do you know about this common mental health disorder?

Depression affects more than 19 million Americans each year. Do you know the signs? Have you fallen for myths? Test your knowledge with this quiz.

Depression usually occurs when...

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Joyce Johns volunteers at Parrish Medical Center (PMC) because it’s her community hospital, and she loves her community. Johns has lived in North Brevard her entire life. Besides volunteering twice a week, she also works full time at the...

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By Sandra Ogata, MD, board-certified in family practice with Parrish Medical Group.As a family practice specialist, I see patients who have a variety of health issues: acute (cold, flu, infection), chronic, serious and unidentified (or...

Category: Health Education Topics Exercise Family Health Featured

The phrase "faint of heart" describes someone who's squeamish. But it may have new meaning after a recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that people who fainted were 74 percent more likely to be admitted...

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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®.