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Bethany Rundell

Vaccines and Preventing Outbreaks of Measles, Rubella

Over the past decade, news organizations have reported on outbreaks of viruses that were once thought to be eliminated in the United States and other...

February 14, 2019 / 4 min read

Preventing Injuries From Electric Scooters

With the convenience of riding on electric scooters to get from place to place in traffic-dense cities comes the risk for injury and the need...

February 5, 2019 / 3 min read

Miami Marathon Profiles 2019: Inspired Runners

While runners complete their respective training programs, leading up to the Fitbit Miami Marathon and Half Marathon on Jan. 27, we spoke with participants about...

January 21, 2019 / 6 min read

Pregnancy After 35: Risks and Complications

Entertainer Janet Jackson revealed at age 50 that she was pregnant with her first child. Other celebrities, such as Kelly Preston and Halle Berry, have...

January 14, 2019 / 4 min read

4 Tips for Finding the Ideal Exercise...

Physical activity. Exercise. Fitness. Recognizing the relationship these words have with each other, with each of us and with our overall health, can be the...

January 8, 2019 / 3 min read

Facts About Stomach Cancer

Iconic TV star Fred Rogers of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” fashion designer Liz Claiborne, tough-guy John Wayne and French military leader Napoléan Bonaparte share notable celebrity....

November 28, 2018 / 5 min read

Hand Sanitizer vs. Soap and Water for...

During the time of year when occurrences of flu and other respiratory infections increase, public health departments, hospitals, pediatricians and family doctors all beat the...

November 12, 2018 / 3 min read

Defying Life Expectancy

When  Chiyo Miyako of Japan died on July 22 at the age of 117, she passed the title of the world’s oldest living person onto...

September 4, 2018 / 2 min read

How Exercise During Pregnancy Can Benefit Mom...

When it comes to exercise during pregnancy, two predominant schools of thought exist – exercise can harm the developing baby and cause pre-term labor, or...

August 29, 2018 / 4 min read

What Is Cardiac Catheterization?

You’ve experienced chest discomfort during exercise. Your doctor sent you to a cardiologist, who ordered a stress test, and the results indicate your heart needs...

August 23, 2018 / 4 min read