Health Education


Standing Water: Protect Your Family From Infections,...

In addition to street flooding from seasonal rainstorms, South Florida gets an extra dose of standing water throughout October and early November with the stronger-than-normal...

October 9, 2017 / 3 min read


Why Strength-Training is Crucial for Women (Video)

The average adult does not look forward to strength-training, which can promote bone health, muscle mass, improve body mechanics and help the body fight disease...

October 3, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Heart Patients Who Stop Daily Aspirin...

It’s a well-known and broadly prescribed treatment for many patients who’ve had a heart attack or stroke: Take a low-dose aspirin every day. But how...

September 29, 2017 / 3 min read


Prostate Cancer Screening: Clearing Up the Confusion

It's been just five months since a prominent panel of U.S. healthcare experts reversed an earlier stance against the prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, blood test....

September 27, 2017 / 2 min read


Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD): Risk Factors, Symptoms...

About 18 million people in the United States have PAD, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It’s the same type...

September 25, 2017 / 5 min read


First Two Weeks of Breastfeeding: What to...

The first two weeks of breastfeeding can be a trying experience. Mom is getting to know her new baby, and the baby is getting to...

September 20, 2017 / 3 min read


Student Athletes Cautioned About Post-Storm, Heat-Related Illness

Hurricane Irma sidelined student athletes from game play and practice. But some school teams are about to re-start practice about a week after the storm...

September 15, 2017 / 5 min read


Top Storm-Recovery Injuries to Avoid

Injuries related to storm recovery activities are of major concern to healthcare providers as residents of South Florida clean up debris in the heat, inspect...

September 14, 2017 / 3 min read


Fumes from Power Generators Sending Kids, Adults...

The sounds of portable generators permeate South Florida neighborhoods that have yet to have electrical power restored, but the potential dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning...

September 13, 2017 / 3 min read