Heart health by the numbers: 5 easy ways to keep tabs on your ticker

Tracking a few simple numbers can be a big help in keeping tabs on heart health.But you need to pay attention to those numbers long before your doctor says they’re an urgent concern, said Nicole Spartano, a research assistant professor in the department of endocrinology, diabetes, nutrition and weight management at Boston University School of… … Read More


Praying from our heart reaches God’s heart

Most folks pray spontaneously and ineffectively in most cases. They cry out to God “Help me” or “Lord, I need help now.”Of course, he heard the prayer, but did it move him to respond? In most cases we’d have to admit he didn’t. We need to understand effective prayer is “conversation.” Jesus used to go… … Read More


Homemade with heart: A simple recipe from simpler times

On the last night before the Spanish state of emergency went into effect, in the only restaurant in the village atop the narrow valley, people gathered for a birthday party.The television was blasting scenes of coronavirus panic in Madrid, but nobody was paying attention to it, or the slow roll of the impending crisis.Aside from… … Read More


Sacred Heart Foundation to host Emerald Ball

MIRAMAR BEACH — The Sacred Heart Foundation is once again rolling out the green carpet for the second annual Emerald Ball on March 28 at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa. The black-tie gala, presented by Howard Group, will benefit the expansion of the cardiac and spine programs at Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital… … Read More


Sacred Heart Inaugural Emerald Ball raises $217,631

MIRAMAR BEACH — The Sacred Heart Foundation announced recently that the Inaugural Emerald Ball raised $217,631 benefiting the Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast’s Comprehensive Spine Program expansion.The black-tie event was presented by The St. Joe Community Foundation, Inc., Howard Group and the Alys Foundation. More than 325 community members, physicians and supporters of… … Read More