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John Fernandez

Tips for Marathoners: Beating Physical, Mental Challenges

Several months of intense physical training will result in the ultimate test of endurance on Sunday, Jan. 27, as more than 20,000 runners compete in...

January 17, 2019 / 4 min read

Here’s Why Liver Cancer Rate is Growing...

While the overall cancer rate has been dropping since the early 1990s, the reverse is true for liver cancer. The latest data from the American...

January 15, 2019 / 3 min read

Roundup: U.S. Cancer Death Rate Declining; Food...

U.S. Cancer Death Rate has Dropped 27% in 25 Years The U.S. cancer death rate had been increasing until the early 1990s, but it has...

January 11, 2019 / 3 min read

Roundup: Mediterranean Diet Ranked No. 1; FDA...

Mediterranean Diet, Focusing on Planted-Based Foods, Wins Top ‘Overall Diet’ Honor for 2019 The so-called Mediterranean diet, which focuses on planted-based foods, whole grains and...

January 4, 2019 / 3 min read

Top 10 Questions for ‘Dr. Google’ Answered

According to the top health-related searches on Google, people were most curious about the keto diet, ALS and endometriosis in 2018. That’s just a few...

January 3, 2019 / 4 min read

Healthcare 2019: Top Advances in Treatments, Prevention

Throughout 2018, the Resource blog has highlighted advances in treatment and prevention at Baptist Health South Florida, sometimes taking the lead or reflecting on national...

December 31, 2018 / 5 min read

Roundup: Average Weight of U.S. Adults Increasing;...

Average Weight for U.S. Adults Increases, BMIs Near ‘Obesity’ Level, CDC Reports. On average, U.S. adults are getting heavier as the obesity epidemic forges on,...

December 28, 2018 / 3 min read

The Power of Exercise in Reducing High...

Another report has found that regular exercise can benefit one’s health. This time the focus is on individuals who take medications for high blood pressure....

December 27, 2018 / 2 min read

Avoiding Acid Reflux Via Lifestyle Changes

More than 60 million U.S. adults experience heartburn at least once a month, and at least 15 million as often as daily, according to the...

December 26, 2018 / 2 min read

Tips for Healthy Holiday Traveling

More Americans than ever before — nearly 46 million — are expected to board U.S. airlines this month for a holiday vacation, according to projections...

December 20, 2018 / 3 min read