Latest Brevard County Stories

2014-01-08 23:21:30

Health First (an integrated delivery network) and the Florida Department of Health strongly encourage everyone to get vaccinated for the flu to protect themselves and help reduce the spread of this deadly virus. Rockledge, FL (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Two patients with the flu are currently on life support at Brevard County, Florida hospitals and a woman in her late 30s recently passed away from the flu virus. Healthcare facilities across the state are seeing an increase in flu cases and...

2013-07-02 23:01:04

Health First is pleased to announce its Board of Trustees has approved a three-year plan to help meet the healthcare needs of our community. As a result of a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) conducted by the Health Council of East Central Florida, Health First plans to enhance programs aimed at creating a healthier Brevard County. Rockledge, FL (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Health First is pleased to announce its Board of Trustees has approved a three-year plan to help meet the healthcare...

2013-06-28 23:20:42

Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS, Partners with Wellness Providers Melbourne, FL (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS, is pleased to announce the opening of his new Cosmetic Center, a two-story, 15,000 square foot facility which is slated to be the most comprehensive facility of its kind in Central Florida. Dr. Clevens will offer expertise in Facial Plastic Surgery and aesthetic skin care, while also partnering with Brevard County businesses to offer wellness initiatives such as...

Florida Residents Suffer Loss Of Shuttle Program, California Benefits
2012-04-04 04:01:08

Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com As the economy seems to be on the upswing, and the stock market rises to its highest point since 2008, one area in the U.S. has been fighting its own unemployment battle. Last year, president Barack Obama's plan to end the space shuttle program to give companies the chance to send astronauts and tourists to low-orbit space took its first step, as space shuttle Atlantis landed its last mission in July last year. Now, companies are scouring to try and get...

2010-12-20 10:00:00

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighting Science Group (OTC Bulletin Board: LSCG), a leading American maker of LED lighting, will donate this holiday season toys and grocery gift cards to 4 The Kids of Brevard, a non-profit organization that assists the children of Brevard County beyond the needs of education and home life. The organization promotes healthy activities, arts, sports and social skills in settings that foster good citizenship. The program is directed...

2008-11-03 09:00:28

Imagine Schools, the largest and fastest growing charter school organization in the nation, will dedicate its new 44 classroom, 42,626 square foot K-8 School in Brevard County on Friday, November 7th at 8:30 a.m. At a time when funding cuts in education are limiting public educational resources, the non-profit organization built this new $10 million facility at no cost to the taxpayer. The dedication ceremony will take place on campus, one block north of Wal*Mart at the intersection of...

2008-10-28 09:00:40

DENVER, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Med Technologies(R), Inc. ("Global Med" or the "Company") (BULLETIN BOARD: GLOB) , an international e-Health, medical information technology company, today announced that its Wyndgate Technologies(R) ("Wyndgate") division has licensed its SafeTrace Tx(R) transfusion management software to MIMA, an independent physician group in Brevard County, Florida. The system is now live in MIMA's blood bank. MIMA is one of the first physician groups in...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.