Archive for the ‘Health and Wellness’ Category

Managing Expectations = Fewer Disappointments

by Christi Ashby A few years ago, I experienced the grandest “a-ha” moment of my life – and it would change everything. As an eternal optimist I always pictured the perfect scene. Leading up to the subject of my vision I was blissfully happy and excited about what was to come. One Christmas when I Read More…

Why Your Mammo Can’t Wait

by AdventHealth Medical Group As we all start to refocus on our general health, it’s important to get back on track with your regular screenings and diagnostic exams. For many women, that could include getting a mammogram. Health experts agree that the best way to find breast cancer as early as possible is with a mammogram, Read More…

Certains In Uncertainty

by Christi Ashby and Jill Hamilton Buss Right now, there is much more than the normal upheavals we have had in our lives – and lots of uncertainty. When will the pandemic subside? What is the new normal? How can we support our brothers and sisters who are hurting? While the answers are not always Read More…

Four Seasons Resort Orlando Connects at Home

While many Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort team members have been following governmental guidance and staying at home over the past couple of months, their talents remain sharp, as the chefs are actively cooking in their home kitchens and gardening fresh herbs in their backyards, and spa therapists are focused on self-care and Read More…

Omayra Mansfield, MD, MHA, FACEP: Calm and Collected in the Face of Uncertainty

Women Who Inpsire – An AdventHealth for Women Series Dr. Omayra Mansfield is an emergency medicine physician, Chief Medical Officer at AdventHealth Apopka and AdventHealth Winter Garden, and co-author of the book and workshop titled The Trust Transformation, but what she wants you to know before all that is, she is a mother. “I am Read More…

Spring Clean Your Diet by Going Green

By Carly Paige, health coach and chef Health is often symbolized by the color green, and for a good reason. While we know that eating the rainbow will ensure a variety of nutrients, this one color stands out among the rest. This spring, focus on including more green on your plate for a little pep Read More…

Dr. Natahlie McKenzie: A Passion for Care

Women Who Inspire – An AdventHealth for Women Series Dr. Nathalie Dauphin McKenzie is an award-winning, board-certified gynecologic oncologist with tremendous expertise and experience providing advanced surgical treatments including laparoscopic and robotic-assisted procedures for women with all types of gynecologic cancers. A cancer survivor herself, she provides compassionate, holistic, integrative and state-of-the art medical care. Read More…

Women Who Inspire: Whitney Melton Laney

Coordinating Bahamas Relief Efforts Women Who Inspire is an AdventHealth for Women Series Days before Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas as a category 5 storm, Whitney Melton Laney was already coordinating relief efforts. Using her background as a former radio host with a large social media presence, she began to put the call out for Read More…

Pink October!

Breast Cancer Awareness Month events and initiatives. Panera Bread Pink Ribbon Bagels October 1-31Participating Central Florida Panera Bread locations Panera Bread Pink Ribbon Bagels make their appearance in Central Florida every October, raising awareness and valuable dollars to fight breast cancer. All month long a portion of each bagel sale helps to fund cancer programs at Read More…

Invite Positive Change with the Feel Whole Challenge

What does it mean to feel whole? For AdventHealth, it means to bring all the parts of you together — your body, your mind and your spirit — and give each the time and attention they deserve. Health in each of these areas affects you as a whole person. Eating right helps you feel happier Read More…