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Too Many Older Adults Taking Anti-Anxiety Meds...

Despite warnings against long-term use, one in four older adults are prescribed anti-anxiety medications for sleep issues, depression and related disorders for too long, a...

September 12, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: ‘Gaming Disorder,’ Obesity Rates and Keystone...

‘Gaming Disorder’ Proposed as New Disease by World Health Organization (WHO) Whether it’s Fortnite, Candy Crush, Grand Theft Auto or one of the thousands of...

June 22, 2018 / 3 min read


Alcohol and Brain Health: Even ‘Moderate Drinking’...

Can even moderate drinking — one or two beverages a day containing alcohol — be detrimental to your health? Yes, says a new report that...

May 22, 2018 / 4 min read


Roundup: E-Cig Crackdown, ‘Bad Bacteria’ and Dementia...

FDA Cracks Down on E-Cig, Juul Sales to Minors The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced this week that it is cracking down on...

April 27, 2018 / 4 min read


Answers to Top 5 Most Googled Health...

Nearly everyone has Googled questions related to health issues at one point, or at least semi-regularly. Meanwhile, the Internet search giant keeps tabs on the...

January 17, 2018 / 4 min read


Healthcare 2018: Top Advances in Prevention, Treatments

Throughout 2017, we’ve chronicled advances in prevention and treatment at Baptist Health South Florida, sometimes reflecting national trends in the ongoing fight against serious illnesses,...

December 28, 2017 / 7 min read


Roundup: Alcohol Use Linked to Higher Risk...

Consuming alcoholic beverages regularly -- whether it's ight, moderate, or heavy use -- may increase your risk of developing several cancers, including those of the breast,...

November 10, 2017 / 4 min read


Emergency Departments on Front Line of Opioid...

A presidential announcement Thursday declared a U.S. public health emergency because of the hundreds of people who are dying daily from overdoses involving opioids. Joseph...

October 27, 2017 / 2 min read


Curbing the Opioid Epidemic

When Florida Governor Rick Scott declared the state’s opioid epidemic a public health emergency in May, many in healthcare applauded. That’s because across Florida –...

September 21, 2017 / 4 min read