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Roundup: Infant Walker Injuries and Junk Food’s...

Doctors Renew Call for Ban on Infant Walkers, Which are Causing Too Many Injuries Infant walkers have been a concern among healthcare professionals for years,...

September 21, 2018 / 3 min read


Take A Stand: Help Prevent Falls and...

Each year, more than one in four adults aged 65 and older will fall. For this group, falls are the No. 1 cause of injuries...

September 20, 2018 / 2 min read


1 in 5 U.S. Adults Suffer From...

About 20 percent of U.S. adults live with chronic pain, which frequently limits leisure or work activities, according to a new study from the U.S....

September 17, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Flu Season Readiness, FDA Crackdown on...

CDC Urges People to Prepare for Flu Season to Avoid ‘Epidemic Levels’ In the United States, the typical flu season runs from October through May,...

September 14, 2018 / 4 min read


Top 5 Myths About High Blood Pressure

Nearly half of U.S. adults may have high blood pressure, or hypertension, but many of them don’t know it or think they’re too young or...

September 13, 2018 / 3 min read


Too Many Older Adults Taking Anti-Anxiety Meds...

Despite warnings against long-term use, one in four older adults are prescribed anti-anxiety medications for sleep issues, depression and related disorders for too long, a...

September 12, 2018 / 2 min read


Resiliency in the Florida Keys a Year...

A year to the day after Hurricane Irma, a category 4 storm with winds of 130 miles per hour, made landfall on Cudjoe Key, Baptist...

September 10, 2018 / 1 min read


8 Steps to Healthy Aging

Adults over the age of 50 represent a growing proportion of the U.S. population. That’s due to a several factors, including advances in healthcare and...

September 10, 2018 / 5 min read


Roundup: New Guidelines for Children’s Concussions and...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new recommendations for healthcare providers when treating children with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI),...

September 7, 2018 / 3 min read