The number of Americans adults diagnosed with heart failure jumped by 800,000 over five years, the American Heart Association (AHA) reported this week. Moreover, the...
February 3, 2017 / 3 min read
While the stroke rate continues to slide in people 55 and older, the opposite is occurring among younger adults starting in their mid-to-late 30s, according...
January 17, 2017 / 2 min read
One third of people with diabetes also have major depression or clinically significant symptoms of the mood disorder, according to an article published in Clinical...
December 6, 2016 / 3 min read
A diabetic foot ulcer can begin with something as small as a cut or blister that exposes the underlying tissue, inviting infection.
November 10, 2016 / 4 min read
U.S. health officials are recommending Zika testing for all pregnant women who have recently spent time any amount of time anywhere in Miami-Dade County.
October 21, 2016 / 4 min read
“Those nutrients that we eat from the foods we choose directly impact our blood pressure, our blood sugar and our cholesterol."
October 13, 2016 / 2 min read
Regular exercise helps lower the risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases, but a new study focuses on the specific benefits of cycling in helping...
July 15, 2016 / 2 min read
In Florida, home to the nation’s largest population of people 65 and older, the effect would be particularly great.
June 28, 2016 / 3 min read
June is Men’s Health Month, a time to encourage the men in everyone’s lives to seek regular medical advice and potentially get early treatment for...
June 21, 2016 / 3 min read