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News Roundup: More TV Means Less Brain...

Studies have shown that people who spend too much time as a couch potato in front of the TV are at higher risk of cancer and...

December 4, 2015 / 3 min read

News Roundup: Holiday Food Safety Tips, High...

Holiday Food Safety Tips During the year-end holiday season, food is often the centerpiece of many family gatherings. Healthy menus and safe food preparation are...

November 27, 2015 / 3 min read

Welcome to the New Online ‘Resource’

Today Baptist Health re-launches its blog with the same name you’ve grown to trust, Resource. The online commitment to our users remains the same, to...

November 20, 2015 / 2 min read

News Roundup: Sugary Drinks Linked to Higher...

A study of 42,000 Swedish men, over 12-year span, found that those who drank at least two sweetened beverages a day had a 23 percent...

November 6, 2015 / 3 min read

Flu Shots Before Halloween, Florida Says; Test...

Your Halloween to-do lists should include an annual flu shot, says Florida State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health John Armstrong, M.D. This week, the...

October 9, 2015 / 4 min read

E-Cigarette Use Rises to 16% of High...

A new report from the Florida Department Health finds that current e-cigarette use among high school students has increased from 5.4 percent in 2013 to...

October 2, 2015 / 4 min read

News Roundup: Florida’s Obesity Rate Is 8th...

Florida has the eighth-lowest adult obesity rate in the nation at 26.2 percent. However, the state's adult obesity rate has been steadily rising since 1990.

September 25, 2015 / 4 min read

E-Cigs Lead Teens to Traditional Smoking? Coffee...

Teens Use of E-Cigarettes Likely Leads to Smoking, Study Says Teenagers who use e-cigarettes have a higher probability of trying cigarettes and other tobacco products,...

August 21, 2015 / 3 min read

Sobering Statistics: Alcohol Use Disorder in the...

David Vittoria, assistant vice president of the Addiction Treatment & Recovery Center at South Miami Hospital, shares his perspective on a recently published study on...

June 26, 2015 / 1 min read

Older Adults & Back Injuries; Cities Seek...

The rate of spinal cord injuries for older adults has spiked higher over the last 20 years, even as the overall pace of traumatic spine...

June 12, 2015 / 3 min read