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John Fernandez

Possible Lung Cancer Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore...

Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in the United States for both men and women. And most patients are diagnosed in the latter stages of...

November 12, 2019 / 2 min read

CDC: Possible ‘Culprit’ Ingredient Found in Vaping-Related...

Officials with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say they have found a “very strong culprit” behind a nationwide outbreak of vaping-related...

November 11, 2019 / 2 min read

Roundup: ‘Screen Time’ Effect on Toddlers; Walk...

Study: Too Much ‘Screen Time’ Lowers Brain Development in Toddlers No more than one hour a day of “screen time” on digital devices is recommended...

November 8, 2019 / 4 min read

New Guidelines Urge ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ to Help...

New guidelines published by a panel of experts urge physicians to “prescribe” exercise to help reduce the risk of certain cancers — and improve the...

November 6, 2019 / 2 min read

Measles Can Erase Immune System’s Memory, Resulting...

Measles is one of the most contagious viruses in the world, and beyond flu-like symptoms and a rash that begins in the head area, measles...

November 5, 2019 / 3 min read

Roundup: Heart-Failure Deaths Rising; ‘Severe Obesity’ in...

Deaths from Heart Failure Rising, Especially in Those 65 and Older, Study Says As the portion of the population age 65 and older is increasing...

November 1, 2019 / 4 min read

‘Fall Back’ to Better Sleep Health

“Daylight saving time” (DST) ends officially this Sunday at 2 a.m. The “fall back” time of year means we gain an extra hour of sleep....

October 31, 2019 / 3 min read

Roundup: Early Menopause & Heart Risks; ‘Drug...

Menopause Before Age 50 Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Disease, Researchers Say Early menopause — which affect women before the age of 50 —...

October 25, 2019 / 4 min read

Safe Infant Sleep: Many Parents Still Not...

Many parents still don’t fully understand the risk factors associated with SIDS.

October 23, 2019 / 3 min read

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute’s Heart Valve...

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, has been a leader for years in performing a minimally invasive procedure that replaces...

October 21, 2019 / 3 min read