Health Education


Pool Chemistry: Facts About Healthy, Safe Swimming

In South Florida, swimming is a year-round activity, either at the beach or the pool. But the end of school marks the beginning of many...

May 20, 2019 / 2 min read


Having Children After Cancer: What to Know...

As more patients survive cancer, many look forward to a future that includes having children and raising a family. While some therapies to improve cancer...

May 20, 2019 / 3 min read


B.E.S.T. Responders Tend to Stroke Patients When...

To say that time is critical for stroke patients coming into the ER is an understatement. The team of healthcare professionals at Baptist Hospital, working...

May 15, 2019 / 3 min read


How to Recognize Asthma Symptoms in Your...

About 8 percent of adults and 8 percent of children have asthma and it is considered the leading chronic disease in children, according to the...

May 7, 2019 / 2 min read


Do You Know If You Need A...

As the measles outbreak continues to spread in many states, public health officials are urging parents to vaccinate their kids — and reminding adults that...

May 6, 2019 / 2 min read


Melanoma Monday: Know the Melanoma ABCs (Infographic)

The American Academy of Dermatology recognizes the first Monday in May as Melanoma Monday to raise awareness about this potentially deadly type of skin cancer....

May 6, 2019 / 1 min read


Roundup: Latest on ‘Too Much Sitting’; Toxins...

Americans are Still Sitting for Too Long Or Less Active, New Research Shows Despite awareness campaigns and recommendations from doctors, dietitians and fitness trainers, Americans...

April 26, 2019 / 4 min read


World Immunization Week: Outbreaks Are Slowing Progress...

World Immunization Week, running April 24-30, promotes the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease, especially children. In 2017, the number...

April 24, 2019 / 2 min read


‘Added Sugars’ on U.S. Food Labels Set...

New rules requiring “Nutrition Facts” food and drink labels to indicate the presence of so-called added sugars could have significant health and cost-saving benefits throughout...

April 23, 2019 / 2 min read