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Foods That Fuel Mental Health

When people hear the phrase “You Are What You Eat,” the first association is likely with good physical health. But did you know the foods...

May 17, 2018 / 2 min read


Here’s Why Exercise — Without Dieting —...

The benefits of regular exercise are many: a healthier heart, improved metabolism and weight management, along with stronger bones and muscles. Not to mention exercise...

May 16, 2018 / 2 min read


End-of-Life Care: Talking About Death and Dying

The use of ‘comfort care’ in news announcements about Barbara Bush’s declining health before her recent death highlighted the choices faced by those chronically ill...

May 15, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: E. Coli-Romaine Update, Sugary Sports Drinks...

Florida is Now Among 29 States Affected by E. Coli-Tainted Romaine Outbreak The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has added Florida to...

May 11, 2018 / 5 min read


Opening Minds About Mental Health Stigma

With common concerns about health, safety and finances colliding with 24/7 news headlines that highlight the latest political or societal upheaval, it’s no surprise that...

May 10, 2018 / 3 min read


South Miami Hospital’s NicView Lets Parents See...

Doctors and nurses work around-the-clock at South Miami Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to care for premature and at-risk newborns. Of course, it’s also...

May 9, 2018 / 2 min read


Low Blood Pressure Can Be Dangerous, Too

Seems like high blood pressure, or hypertension, gets all the publicity, when it comes to maintaining a healthy heart and body. But low blood pressure,...

May 8, 2018 / 3 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 7, 2018 / 1 min read


Healthy Ways to ‘Detox’

In the early 1900s, a safety practice began of bringing caged canaries into coal mines to help detect any toxic gases. If any dangerous substances...

May 2, 2018 / 2 min read