Community Wellness


Avoiding Acid Reflux Via Lifestyle Changes

More than 60 million U.S. adults experience heartburn at least once a month, and at least 15 million as often as daily, according to the...

December 26, 2018 / 2 min read


Tips for Healthy Holiday Traveling

More Americans than ever before — nearly 46 million — are expected to board U.S. airlines this month for a holiday vacation, according to projections...

December 20, 2018 / 3 min read


Coping with Christmas Tree Allergies

Did you know that you could be allergic to Christmas trees? More precisely, it’s pine trees that can cause allergic reactions, including itchy and reddish...

December 18, 2018 / 2 min read


Meditation Garden Opens at The Underline in...

Baptist Health South Florida has opened a Meditation Garden, an urban oasis of peace and tranquility, at The Underline adjacent to South Miami Hospital on...

December 14, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: Breast Cancer Risk and Childbirth; Needless...

Breast Cancer Risk May Increase for Some Years After Childbirth, Study Finds A new study by researchers from the University of North Carolina and the...

December 14, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Polio-like AFM ‘Peaks’; Too Much Sleep...

CDC: Cases of Polio-like Illness has ‘Peaked’ for This Year The cases of the polio-like illness AFM (acute flaccid myelitis) “appears to have peaked” for...

December 7, 2018 / 3 min read


Prompt Medical Attention for Burns Helps Healing

On a typical Saturday morning, Catherine Del Toro’s husband would have cooked breakfast, but on this particular Saturday she wanted to let her sweetie sleep...

December 5, 2018 / 3 min read


Why the Flu Shot Should Be on...

Public health officials are reminding everyone that it’s not too late to protect yourself against influenza if you haven’t already received a flu shot. Getting...

December 4, 2018 / 2 min read


Live Healthier: Here’s Why U.S. Life Expectancy...

Updated statistics that are concerning public health officials conclude that life expectancy in the United States declined again in 2017. In most developed nations, life...

December 3, 2018 / 4 min read