Health Education


Deep Brain Stimulation Helps Treat Parkinson’s Disease

Pete Cotto had an important goal to achieve – walk his daughter down the aisle to get married. But the shaking, tremors and trouble walking...

January 10, 2019 / 3 min read


Top 10 Questions for ‘Dr. Google’ Answered

According to the top health-related searches on Google, people were most curious about the keto diet, ALS and endometriosis in 2018. That’s just a few...

January 3, 2019 / 4 min read


Healthcare 2019: Top Advances in Treatments, Prevention

Throughout 2018, the Resource blog has highlighted advances in treatment and prevention at Baptist Health South Florida, sometimes taking the lead or reflecting on national...

December 31, 2018 / 5 min read


Avoiding Acid Reflux Via Lifestyle Changes

More than 60 million U.S. adults experience heartburn at least once a month, and at least 15 million as often as daily, according to the...

December 26, 2018 / 2 min read


10 Tips to Maintain, Not Gain, Weight...

While the holidays are usually not the best time to try and lose weight, it is possible to avoid gaining weight. Here are 10 tips...

December 24, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Florida’s Health Ranking; Opioid vs. Placebo...

Report: Florida’s Overall Health Ranking is Up, But Obesity Rate Also Climbs The good news: Florida jumped three places, from No. 32 to No. 29,...

December 21, 2018 / 4 min read


Tips for Healthy Holiday Traveling

More Americans than ever before — nearly 46 million — are expected to board U.S. airlines this month for a holiday vacation, according to projections...

December 20, 2018 / 3 min read


U.S. Surgeon General Warns: E-Cig Use Among...

In a rare national advisory, the nation’s top public health official warned Americans of the hazards of e-cigarettes, such as the JUUL vaping device, especially...

December 19, 2018 / 3 min read


Coping with Christmas Tree Allergies

Did you know that you could be allergic to Christmas trees? More precisely, it’s pine trees that can cause allergic reactions, including itchy and reddish...

December 18, 2018 / 2 min read