Community Wellness


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 1, 2021 / 2 min read


Tracking Your Fitness: How to Walk an...

If you want help to follow through with your goal of becoming more active, you may want to invest in a fitness tracker — or...

January 26, 2021 / 3 min read


Roundup: Asymptomatic Persons Transmit 59% of COVID-19...

New CDC Data: 59% of COVID-19 Cases Spread by Persons With No Symptoms People infected with COVID-19 who have no symptoms transmit more than half...

January 15, 2021 / 3 min read


‘Too Far, Too Fast’ — Physician Q&A...

During the COVID-19 pandemic, both experienced and newbie runners have hit the roads and parks to offset the effects of spending more time at home...

January 13, 2021 / 5 min read


Primary Care Q&A: Here’s Why It’s Vital...

Want to take control of your health in 2021? A good place to start is a visit with a primary care physician. In a 10-year...

January 12, 2021 / 4 min read


Roundup: CDC Update on COVID-19 Variants; New...

CDC: New Variants of COVID-19 Do Not Reduce Effectiveness of Vaccines There have been many media reports following the development of so-called variants of COVID-19....

January 8, 2021 / 3 min read


Figuring Your Ideal Weight

A BMI “body mass index” quickly configures a status number (18.5-24.9 considered “normal”) using your height and weight. But a healthy weight is not just...

December 30, 2020 / 3 min read


Tips for Long Distance Runners: Beating Physical,...

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended many events, forcing most to go virtual. For 2021, this also applies to the cancelled Miami Marathon and Half Marathon...

December 28, 2020 / 4 min read


Tips for Defeating Acid Reflux Naturally

GERD, known mostly as “acid reflux,” is the most common reason Americans are referred to gastroenterologists, doctors who specialize in disorders of the digestive system....

December 28, 2020 / 2 min read


Being Heart Healthy is About ‘Eating Patterns’...

As the first “shelter-in-place” orders went into effect in March of this year, the American Heart Association (AHA) intensified its campaign to educate U.S. adults...

December 23, 2020 / 3 min read