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Health Care Professionals | Brenda Sanchez and Julie LaLonde

Julie LaLonde and Brenda Sanchez are co-founders of 321FatLoss and have taken inch loss to a new level here in Brevard County.  Their non-invasive and pain free devices like the FDA cleared Strawberry Laser Lipo and the amazing Pro Fit Laser Lipo, are providing men and women of all shapes and sizes new found confidence […]

Health Care Professionals | TEPAS Healthcare & Imami Skin & Cosmetic Center



Name: Emran Imami, MD, FACS, Stephanie Haridopolos, MD, William Catena, MD, Nikka Cohan, ARNP and
Simone Paul, ARNP
Practice Name: TEPAS Healthcare & Imami Skin & Cosmetic Center
Address: 1140 Broadband Dr., Melbourne, FL 32901
As private medical practices across the country continue to become dismantled by large, integrated healthcare corporations and hospital systems, Melbourne-based TEPAS Healthcare has continued […]

upFront | GoodEats

Health First | New Hybrid Operating Room at Health First’s Holmes Regional Medical Center

As the sun’s first light glistened across the waves rolling onto Melbourne Beach, the new dawn embarked a new era for Brevard County. Before space shuttles and hotels, there were dirt roads and farms. With less than 20,000 residents, it took a few dedicated individuals to improve the future. Because on June 8, 1937, Brevard […]

Community Foundation for Brevard

By: Ryan Randall
There are many philanthropic works that take place throughout Brevard County on a daily basis. However, Brevard also has a hidden gem that connects donors with nonprofits, and nonprofits with each other. Since 1981, the Community Foundation for Brevard has assisted individuals, families and organizations in their quest to better Brevard County, and […]

upFront | Art

Our Pets In Art
By Steven Hicks and Lynne Brezina (of the Brevard Cultural Alliance)
We elevate our pets to family status, take them on vacations, buy them Puppuccinos at Starbucks (at the drive through, of course), and even maintain wardrobes for them, so when we talk about our animals as subjects of artists, this should be […]

upFront | Health

By: Ryan Randall
Throughout the year, it’s important to stay hydrated in the Florida heat, but it’s even more pertinent to do so in the summer months, when it’s the hottest time of the year. Dehydration can result in symptoms as simple as overheating to those more dangerous, like kidney stones. With temperatures averaging 92 degrees […]

K9 Kampus

By: Ryan Randall
Pet owners have special bonds with their animals that run deep. Whether it’s a cat, dog, rabbit, lizard or something else, the pets many times have more of an impact on the owners than the owners do on the pets.
For Sherry Ruohomaki, the bond she had with Sly, her black lab/shepherd, started when […]

Health Care Professionals | Reflections

Name: Dr. Mark Sargent
Title: OB/GYN
Practice Name: Reflections OB/GYN
Address: 1715 Berglund Lane, Suite B, Viera, FL 32940
Phone Number: 321.610.8955
Website: www.reflectionsobgyn.com

Dr. Mark Sargent opened Reflections OB/GYN in the Suntree/Viera area in 2009.  The practice handles all facets of women’s health, including pregnancy, surgery, annual exams and adolescent care. Sargent has over 20 years of experience and is […]

upFront | Keeping Your Animals Safe in the Heat

Recognizing, Preventing, And Treating Heat Exhaustion/Heat Stroke In Dogs
By: Dr. Roger Welton Maybeck Animal Hospital
Unlike humans, dogs generally do not have apocrine glands throughout their skin to generate sweat when their bodies are overheated. They only have a limited number of these types of glands within the pads of their paws (this is important to […]

Health Care Professionals | Merritt Island Foot & Ankle

Following graduation from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine, Mark Beylin, DPM, undertook three years of post-graduate training in a residency in foot and ankle surgery focusing on reconstructive Charcot surgery, foot and ankle trauma, sports medicine, pediatrics, arthroscopy, diabetic care and ankle joint replacement. After completing his residency, Beylin joined a private practice in […]

Parrish Medical Center | A Cancer Diagnosis Changes Everything

Support of family, friends, and a certified cancer navigator makes world of difference to
young mom.
A cancer diagnosis is perhaps one of life’s most difficult pieces of news to receive. While survival rates are improving for many forms of the disease, cancer is still a serious illness that may consume a person’s physical, emotional, […]

One Last Question | Eric Garvey

In August 2016 issue of our sister publication SpaceCoast Business, we spoke with Eric Garvey, the executive director of the Space Coast Office of Tourism. That agency was in the starting blocks of a massive new marketing program for Visit Space Coast. While the agency used social media platforms before, Garvey’s trip to California with […]

Business Profile | NuVantage Insurance

Tom Wienckoski has been in Brevard for almost 40 years. Born and raised in New Jersey, he came to attend FIT for a degree in electrical engineering and never left. He started his first company, MC Assembly, in 1986, and when he sold it in 2008, he diversified. Wienckoski says, “We (with wife Charlotte) have […]

Health Care Professionals | Dr. Hai H. Kenney

With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Hai H. Kenney has established himself as an experienced professional in his field. After receiving his B.A. in Biology from the University of Delaware, he received his D.O. at the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He then went on to complete his diagnostic radiology residency at University […]

The Truth About Cats and Dogs?

There are Alternatives!
By: Steven Hicks
It is abundantly clear when we put together our annual Pet issue here at SpaceCoast Living that most of us have cats, dogs, or both. Sure, we’ll get the occasional horse, ferret or guinea pig, but for the most part we’re conservative when it comes to the animals, or creatures, in […]

UpFront | Community

Health Care Professionals | Cedric C. Chenet, DDS, PA

Dr. Cedric Chenet’s professional philosophy is simple – education, experience and technology that come together for excellence in dental care.  He should know; he’s been doing it for over 33 years. The technology component is one that particularly excites Dr. Chenet and his staff.  His office in Viera is fully digital and he and his […]

Reservations | Tequila Azul

Photography and Story by: Steven Hicks
If you live in Suntree/Viera or frequent The Avenue, you know that the restaurant on the corner has changed owners more than once. It was built as a family-style chain restaurant, then an expensive steakhouse moved in. But new owners have once again taken over, and if the food, drinks […]

Health Happenings

Health & Wellness
Total Joint Replacement Class
August 1-3 and 8, 10, 15-17, 22-24, 29
Health First Hospitals, times vary by location/date.
Multiple locations, see web events calendar for specifics,
This class will help to make your joint replacement surgery experience the best it can be. Meet the members of your healthcare team before you go into the hospital, and […]