Community Wellness


Exercising Outdoors? Make Sure to Stay Hydrated,...

It’s July in South Florida and that usually means that the “feels like” heat index is near, at or over 100 degrees. If you exercise...

July 13, 2022 / 3 min read


Baptist Health Experts: Plan to Limit Nicotine...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it plans to establish “a maximum nicotine level” to reduce the addictiveness of cigarettes and other combusted tobacco...

June 24, 2022 / 3 min read


Hot Topic: Staying Safe as Temperatures Rise

As summer begins to sizzle, babies and elderly people are most vulnerable to heat-related illnesses. But you might be surprised at who is more likely...

May 27, 2022 / 4 min read


Help Finding the Best Mental Health Therapist...

Your anxiety has crept to new levels, you’re feeling overwhelmed at work, you’re having relationship difficulties, you find yourself wanting to withdraw from friends and...

May 16, 2022 / 3 min read


Pioneer Spirit: Mariners Hospital Celebrates 60 Years...

What first brought Wendylynn Carlisle to Mariners Hospital was a collapsed lung. She was a young waitress who had recently relocated to the Florida Keys,...

May 10, 2022 / 3 min read


Baptist Health Experts on Closing the Healthcare...

As defined by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, health equity is reached when everyone has “a fair and just opportunity to attain...

April 25, 2022 / 4 min read


‘Health Equity’: Experts Focus on Reducing Disparities...

Health equity will occur when every person has the opportunity to “attain his or her full health potential” and no one is disadvantaged from achieving...

March 20, 2022 / 5 min read


Higher Cardiac Risks: The Link Between Black...

Black History Month and American Heart Month both fall on February, and healthcare professionals say the connection between the two observances should not be ignored....

February 3, 2022 / 2 min read


Dealing with Omicron Surge: Baptist Health Experts...

The Omicron variant, much more transmissible than the previously dominant Delta strain, has yet to peak in South Florida and across the nation, as hospitals...

January 12, 2022 / 6 min read