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Healthy Kids Day

Healthy Kids Day

Tampa, FL -- It all has to start somewhere. Sweetbay in partnership with YMCA is getting ready for Healthy Kids Day in April.

There will be lots of activities, games, healthy snacks, and smiles for all on April 16.

There is also a diaper drive where non-members can donate a package of disposable diapers at any Tampa Y between April 15 -17. Current members will get $5 Y bucks when they donate.

Boost your workout!

Boost your workout!

Tampa, FL -- John Kent, owner of North Pinellas and Westchase Adventure Boot Camp for Women has a reminder for those of you getting back into your workout routine...eat!


"Working out on an empty stomach is a bad idea because it could cause dizziness, nausea, fatigue, and dehydration," he said. "Your blood sugar level will fall, you'll get hungry, and end up eating more food after a workout."


Kent recommends you eat small portions of food, but watch those calories.

Free Men's Health Forum

Free Men's Health Forum

Tampa, FL -- If you're an uninsured male living in the Bay Area, come and get some essential screenings done for FREE at USF.


Moffitt Cancer Center is parterning with several organizations to offer free check ups and health education workshops.


Free tests include:

Saving on Medicare costs

Saving on Medicare costs

Plant City, FL -- A startling number of Floridians are missing out on some big savings and may not even know it.


Medicare Beneficiary Outreach and Assistance representatives from the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc. will be on hand to hep Medicare beneficiaries learn if they qualify for additional benefits.


According to MBOA, more than 90,000 Floridians are missing out on a program called Extra Help. It offers assistance with their Part D prescription drug plan costs.

Salt room offers allergy relief in Tampa

Salt room offers allergy relief in Tampa

Tampa, Florida -- If you're feeling the itchy eyes and stuffy nose...you're not alone.

Allergy season is in full swing the Tampa bay.

If you're not feeling it, you seeing it, as pollen builds up on the ground and on your car.

A relatively new business in South Tampa says it can provide some relief to those of you suffering from seasonal allergies, simply by sitting in its salt room.

Cancer resource center needed

Cancer resource center needed

Plant City, Florida -- Plant City resident Wendy Brown is leading the charge to create an American Cancer Society Plant City Cancer Resource Center.

Brown lost her father and husband to cancer.  Her mother is a cancer survivor.

She recognized the need for an American Cancer Society in Plant City immediately.  The nearest ones are located in Tampa and Lakeland.  She says that's a long distance to travel when people are sick.

Free Cholesterol & Diabetes Screening

Free Cholesterol & Diabetes Screening

Seffner, FL -- A Seffner pharmacy is offering up free cholesterol & diabetes screening this week.


The Free Cholesterol & Diabetes Screening are sponsored by Sally Kay Pharmacy on Tuesday, Feb. 25 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.


For more information call 1-800-713-3301.


Sally Kay Pharmacy
735 West Martin Luther King Blvd., Seffner, FL