Education


Spinal Fusion in Spotlight With Tiger Woods’...

Tiger Woods’ remarkable comeback to win the Masters championship is being celebrated as a great sports achievement. But an increasingly common and effective treatment for...

April 18, 2019 / 2 min read


Troubling Trend: More Kids Under 6 Taken...

The number of children under the age of 6 rushed to ERs after swallowing small objects — especially such items as button batteries, coins and...

April 17, 2019 / 2 min read


Head and Neck Cancers: Latest on Screenings,...

Each year, approximately 110,000 U.S. adults are diagnosed with “head and neck” cancers. While most diagnoses are in people older than 50, it is increasingly...

April 16, 2019 / 3 min read


Hepatitis A on the Rise: What You...

Parts of South Florida are seeing an increase in cases of hepatitis A, a vaccine-preventable, communicable disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A...

April 15, 2019 / 2 min read


Roundup: Poor Diets vs. Smoking; Don’t Rely...

Poor Diets Linked to More Deaths Globally Than Smoking, Says Major New Study Unhealthy eating — fueled by a high intake of sodium, sugary foods...

April 12, 2019 / 3 min read


Exercising Caution: Dog Walkers Who Are 65-Plus...

Going for long and brisk walks can make for an ideal aerobic routine or an excellent way of starting a regular exercise program. But adults...

April 10, 2019 / 3 min read


More From Dietitians: ‘Plant-Based’ vs. ‘Vegan’ Diets,...

What’s the difference between “plant-based” and “vegan” diets? Is “intermittent fasting” healthy? And have you heard about the precaution you should take when cooking with...

April 9, 2019 / 4 min read


Osteoporosis: Getting Screened Can Help You Prevent...

With an estimated three million baby boomers reaching retirement age every year, an increase in the occurrence of osteoporosis can be expected, according to U.S....

April 8, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Heart Attack Rate Drops in Older...

Heart Attack Rate Among Adults 65 and Older Drops by One-Third, Researcher Say Since the mid-1990s, the number of older adults who have suffered a...

March 29, 2019 / 4 min read