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Reading the Medication Labels

The package inserts on medications these days read like a laundry list of potential side effects. How do we know which would be more common...

August 8, 2022 / 1 min read

Weight-Loss Medications: Clarifying Misconceptions

For decades, public health experts have warned us about the negative consequences of the obesity epidemic. However, the numbers continue to rise with no signs...

August 1, 2022 / 1 min read

Exercising Outside Safely This Summer

Heat and humidity are facts of life during South Florida summers, as is the danger of heat-related illnesses. Don’t take the risk lightly. Learn what...

June 27, 2022 / 1 min read

Alzheimer’s Disease: What Caregivers Need to Know

Alzheimer’s Disease is a brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and eventually robs people of the ability to do even the simplest...

June 16, 2022 / 1 min read

Stroke Awareness: Act F.A.S.T.

Strokes can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time. Knowing the signs of stroke and seeking immediate medical attention are the keys to saving lives...

May 18, 2022 / 1 min read

The Placebo Effect – Mind Over Matter

There’s a phrase we use to describe the determination it takes to get through an illness or other challenge: ‘it’s a question of mind over matter.’...

May 10, 2022 / 1 min read

Learning About Aphasia

Aphasia is an acquired condition that affects a person’s ability to speak, write and understand language. The condition has been in the news ever since...

April 19, 2022 / 1 min read

Episode 100: A Glimpse Behind The Scenes

After a brief hiatus, the Baptist HealthTalk podcast is back with a special edition to mark a milestone: our 100th episode.Join us as we turn...

April 12, 2022 / 1 min read

Joint Health At Every Age

There are more than 200 joints in the human body, but chances are you take them for granted until you experience swelling, stiffness or pain....

March 9, 2022 / 1 min read

Dealing With Digestive Woes

From indigestion and acid reflux, to IBS and Crohn’s disease, millions of Americans suffer from chronic digestive problems that affect their quality of life and...

March 2, 2022 / 1 min read