Community Wellness


Pulmonary Rehab: Improving Quality of Life for...

If you or someone close to you suffers with a lung disease, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary fibrosis, asthma, chronic bronchitis and...

March 11, 2019 / 2 min read


Why ‘Sleeping In’ on Weekends is Not...

It’s that time of year again. At 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 10, we’ll be “springing forward” and shifting our clocks ahead one hour and...

March 7, 2019 / 3 min read


The Measles Threat: Here’s Why Getting Kids...

Here's what pediatricians, emergency physicians and public health officials want parents to know about measles. It is one of the most contagious viruses on Earth....

February 21, 2019 / 4 min read


‘Life’s Simple 7’ Steps: Lowering Your Risk...

The decline in the death rates for both heart disease and cancer is due in large part to reductions in smoking and advances in early...

February 19, 2019 / 4 min read


Diet Drinks Linked to Higher Stroke, Heart...

Researchers now say drinking two or more of any type of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes,...

February 18, 2019 / 3 min read


Preventing Heart Disease At Any Age

Most adults are familiar with one more more ways of preventing heart disease. The public has been barraged with health studies on what’s good for...

February 11, 2019 / 3 min read


Exercise (Even Dancing) Can Improve Brain Health...

Mounting evidence shows that regular exercise, including activities such as brisk walking, dancing and other routines that many older adults can undertake, provides brain health...

February 7, 2019 / 3 min read


Top 4 Essential Food Safety Tips

One in six Americans are likely to get sick from food poisoning this year, according to FoodSafety.gov, the multi-agency government site. Food poisoning also sends...

January 22, 2019 / 2 min read


Miami Marathon Profiles 2019: Inspired Runners

While runners complete their respective training programs, leading up to the Fitbit Miami Marathon and Half Marathon on Jan. 27, we spoke with participants about...

January 21, 2019 / 6 min read