Health Education


Sleep Health 101: Getting Kids Ready for...

South Florida’s public schools reopen on Aug. 21, but sleep health experts say that parents need to start re-orienting their kids back into an early-to-bed...

August 7, 2017 / 1 min read


Dietary Supplements Increasingly Harmful to Kids, New...

New research adds dietary supplements commonly found in the home as a potential health risk to children. A new study finds that U.S. Poison Control...

July 26, 2017 / 3 min read


New College Students: Alleviating the Anxiety (Video)

Going back to school can be a stressful time for students and their families. But what if your child is leaving home for college? This...

July 25, 2017 / 3 min read


Broccoli Reasserts Its Super-Food Status

Move over kale, you’ve been getting too much attention as a “super food” lately. Broccoli is taking center stage again — even though it’s always...

July 18, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Parents Warned of Trampoline Risks for...

It may seem like a harmless activity for kids, but even enclosed trampolines can cause serious injuries and are not generally recommended for children, especially...

July 14, 2017 / 3 min read


Rude Awakening: Nighttime Muscle Cramps

Painful muscle cramps in the calf, thigh or foot tend to jolt a person awake in the middle of the night. The strong muscle contraction...

July 11, 2017 / 3 min read


Difficulty Swallowing? When to Seek Treatment

The ability to swallow is a biological function that most people take for granted. But when an illness or injury occurs, swallowing may no longer...

July 10, 2017 / 3 min read


How Much Water Do You Really Need?...

Have you noticed more friends or co-workers walking around with a bottle of water, determined to meet their quota for the day? The practice is...

July 6, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: ‘Hand-Foot-Mouth’ Disease Common in Summer, CDC...

“Hand, foot, and mouth” disease is common in infants and young children, and there seems to be an uptick in cases nationwide, based on updated...

July 3, 2017 / 3 min read