Sacred Heart Health System News Feed Get the latest news and events information from Sacred Heart Health System in Pensacola, Florida. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:21:25 CST Seminar Provides Weight Loss Options When Diet and Exercise Don't Work Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:14:28 CST What are your options to help achieve weight loss when all of your dieting and exercise efforts have failed? Nationally known bariatric surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Lord will discuss this topic at a free seminar on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 6 p.m. in the Greenhut Auditorium at Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola. The seminar is sponsored by the Sacred Heart Surgical Weight Loss Center, which is ranked as No. 1 in Florida by an independent, healthcare-ratings organization that rates hospitals based on quality...[Read The Full Story at ] Free Screenings, Seminars, Pampering and Food at Sacred Heart Women's Health Expo Thu, 04 Feb 2016 10:23:57 CST Sacred Heart will host a Women's Health Expo on Thursday, Feb. 25 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. This free event is an evening of wellness, pampering, screenings, education, food and fun. Sacred Heart's Women's Health Expo will include free non-fasting glucose, cholesterol, blood pressure and hemoglobin screenings. Free pampering stations -- courtesy of Trends Salon and Spa -- will offer guests hand massages, skin care tips and samples. Dinner will be provided. Educational seminars will feature: -Ra...[Read The Full Story at ] Neurosurgeon Joins Sacred Heart Medical Group Fri, 29 Jan 2016 08:03:04 CST Dr. Juan Ronderos, a board-certified neurosurgeon with advanced training in complex spinal surgery, has joined Sacred Heart Medical Group and will practice at Sacred Heart Hospital. Dr. Juan Ronderos earned his medical degree from the University of South Alabama and completed his residency training in neurosurgery at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. He completed a complex spine fellowship at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Ronderos has special interests ...[Read The Full Story at ] Children's Hospital Performs Region's First Hemispherectomy Brain Surgery Thu, 28 Jan 2016 15:54:05 CST Parents Sidney and Rebecca have never heard their son -- 7-year-old Ray Curtis -- speak. ''I don't know his favorite color or his favorite food,'' said Ray's father, Sidney. ''Sometimes I wonder if he likes the same things I like.'' Ray was only three days old and just home from the hospital when he had his first seizure, but doctors at the time suspected he may have had seizures even in the womb. Ray had a seizure almost every day before going on medications that reduced his seizures to alt...[Read The Full Story at ] 'Do You Have a Food Addiction?' is Topic of Seminar on February 2 Wed, 27 Jan 2016 09:33:53 CST Bariatric psychologist Chad Hagans, Ph.D., will present a free seminar to discuss the warning signs of food addictions on Tuesday, Feb. 2, at 6 p.m. in the Greenhut Auditorium at Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola. The event is sponsored by Sacred Heart Surgical Weight Loss Center. To register, call 850-416-4978. The idea that a person can be addicted to food has gained recent support from science. The same reward centers of the brain that are triggered by addictive drugs like cocaine and heroi...[Read The Full Story at ] Free Health Screenings for Seniors at Health and Wellness Day, February 20 Tue, 26 Jan 2016 09:57:42 CST The Sacred Heart Senior Spirit program is hosting its 17th Annual Heath and Wellness Day at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola. The community event provides free health screenings and wellness education to seniors age 55 or older. The 2016 Health and Wellness Day will be held on Saturday, Feb. 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Greenhut Auditorium at Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola. Free health screenings offered to seniors during the event will include blood sugar and total cholesterol...[Read The Full Story at ]