Beatuy, Health and Fitness


Wellness Week Deals

March 11 through 17 is Wellness Week, with deals offered at hundreds of gyms and spas around the country.  Buy a $25 SpaFinder gift card and get a bonus $25 card to spend at places like Curves, Massage Envy and Dance Trance.

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Affordable Pet Healthcare

If Muffy or Fideaux is in need of shots or other veterinary services and you either don’t have a regular vet or can’t afford one, consider one of Jacksonville’s two reduced-rate animal clinics.  The Jacksonville Humane Society has an animal hospital at the Beach Blvd. campus and First Coast No More Homeless Pets operates a clinic on Norwood Avenue.  Check the websites… Read more »

Free Health Screenings

Sam’s Club is offering free health screenings on January 12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at local stores with a pharmacy. The screenings and free in-Club health tests, valued at up to $100, including: Glucose Total cholesterol Blood pressure Body mass index (BMI) Vision screening/testing (in stores with a vision center)


Small Business Saturday at RAM

Celebrate Small Business Saturday at Riverside Arts Market today, November 24, beginning at 10 a.m.  Come out to the plaza under the Fuller Warren Bridge for live entertainment and 150 vendors including crafts, artists, gourmet packaged foods and onsite refreshments. The free fun goes on from until 4 p.m.


Free Victory in Pink Celebration

The Victory in Pink event celebrating breast cancer survivors will be held Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. on River City Drive in St. Johns Town Center.  Free food, fashion shows, health information, makeovers, face painting for kids and other fun things will be sponsored by St. Vincent’s HealthCare.

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Pink Ribbon Symposium with Peggy Fleming

The Fifth Annual Pink Ribbon Symposium for breast cancer awareness is Saturday, October 6 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront in Jacksonville, with educational exhibits, vendors, and a presentation by cancer survivor and Olympic champion Peggy Fleming.  Oh, and there’s also a “Ta-Ta Cha-Cha” across the Main Street Bridge immediately after the presentation. The event… Read more »