Community Wellness


Coconut Oil is Popular But Unhealthy for...

A clear majority of Americans consider coconut oil as healthy and so do a little more than one-third of nutritionists. But the American Heart Association...

June 20, 2017 / 2 min read


‘Dry Drowning’ – Warning Signs That Parents...

The “dry drowning” death of a 4-year-old boy from Houston has brought national attention to a rare condition that can occur hours or even days...

June 14, 2017 / 2 min read


Rip Currents: What You Need to Do...

South Floridians are familiar with weather alerts this time of year about rip currents. But they can also develop with little warning on a clear and...

June 6, 2017 / 1 min read


Surviving — and Thriving — After a...

On National Cancer Survivors Day, Sunday, June 4, the more than 15.5 million cancer survivors in the U.S. and their supporters will unite to celebrate...

June 4, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: U.S. Deaths from Alzheimer’s Up 55%;...

Deaths caused by Alzheimer’s disease surged by 55 percent from 1999 through 2014, according to a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

June 2, 2017 / 3 min read


Healthy Salads Deserve Healthy Dressings

As the weather heats up, you may find yourself seeking lighter meals. Salads are a great option — cool, crunchy and refreshing. Add some protein,...

May 29, 2017 / 3 min read


Food Allergies: Top 5 Facts You Should...

Food allergies are a rising public health concern, affecting more than 50 million Americans. This condition can greatly interfere in family habits and school routines...

May 25, 2017 / 3 min read


Swimming Safety Tips (Infographic)

Summer is around the corner and that means kids will hit the swimming pools and the beaches more frequently. Tragically, drownings or near-drownings – so...

May 18, 2017 / 1 min read


Roundup: Over-the-Counter Painkillers (NSAIDs) Linked to Higher...

Common over-the-counter pills and capsules are often used to relieve pain or reduce fever, but new research suggests they may increase your risk of a...

May 12, 2017 / 3 min read