Community Wellness


Sweet Life Club: Teaching Patients How to...

Being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes after a routine bloodwork can become a life-altering event. Just ask Ines Fuenmayor, 27, who got the news one...

July 9, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: Improper Handwashing, Coffee’s Health Benefits, Rabies...

Consumers Fail to Properly Clean Their Hands Before Meals, U.S. Study Finds A new government study finds that the vast majority of Americans are not...

July 6, 2018 / 4 min read


Food Grilling Safety for 4th of July...

Over the past few months, public health officials nationwide have been busy investigating various outbreaks of Salmonella and E. coli — two completely different types...

July 3, 2018 / 2 min read


Core Muscle Strength and Spine Health: It’s...

Orthopedic physicians and fitness trainers agree that even those who do regular strength-building exercises often overlook the so-called “core muscles” that make up the abdomen...

June 21, 2018 / 3 min read


This Small Change in Your Diet May...

Reducing your caloric intake by 15 percent may lead to a longer, healthier life, according to a recent clinical trial. Participants in the two-year study...

June 19, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: New EKG Guidelines, Common Meds’ Depression...

Electrocardiograms Not Recommended for Low-Risk Patients, New Guidelines Say An electrocardiogram — commonly known as an EKG or ECG — is a test that measures...

June 15, 2018 / 4 min read


Roundup: Sunscreens With Higher SPFs; Ban on...

Sunscreen With SPF 100 Offers Better Protection Than SPF 50, New Study Finds The value of sunscreen products with an SPF (sun protection factor) higher...

June 8, 2018 / 3 min read


Too Many Adults are Not Taking Their...

As many as half of adults in the U.S. are not taking their prescribed medications for serious chronic conditions, such as high blood pressure, according...

June 5, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Hurricane Supply Sales Tax Holiday, SPAM...

Starting today, you can stock up on most hurricane supplies without paying a sales tax. Once again, Florida state officials are providing a sales tax...

June 1, 2018 / 2 min read