Community Wellness


Tips for Healthy Holiday Traveling

More than 6.1 million Floridians will set a new travel record for the holidays this year, projects the American Automobile Association (AAA). AAA forecasts 115.6...

December 18, 2019 / 3 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 2, 2019 / 2 min read


Q and A: Living With COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is a progressive lung disease that damages the airways in your lungs and makes...

November 25, 2019 / 2 min read


Antibiotic-Resistant ‘Superbugs’ Pose Bigger Threat Than Earlier...

Doctors and public health officials have increasingly sounded the alarm about antibiotic resistant “superbugs” and their growing threat. Now, a new report from the U.S....

November 14, 2019 / 2 min read


Roundup: ‘Screen Time’ Effect on Toddlers; Walk...

Study: Too Much ‘Screen Time’ Lowers Brain Development in Toddlers No more than one hour a day of “screen time” on digital devices is recommended...

November 8, 2019 / 4 min read


e-Cigs and Vaping: Know the Major Health...

Nicotine is a very addictive chemical and remains widely available in the form of traditional tobacco products, such as cigarettes, and now in e-cigarettes, or...

November 7, 2019 / 2 min read


Roundup: CDC Update on Vaping Illnesses; Sugary...

CDC: No Single Product or Chemical has been Determined to be Causing Vaping Illnesses, Deaths No single vaping product or ingredient has been singled out...

October 18, 2019 / 4 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...

October 11, 2019 / 3 min read


Red Meat Alternatives: Plant-Based Diets Offer Many...

A controversial new study claiming that regular consumption of red meat may not pose much of a health risk has drawn sharp criticisms from doctors...

October 3, 2019 / 3 min read


World Heart Day: Promoting Healthier Lifestyles Year-Round

Nearly half of American adults are living with some form of cardiovascular disease, the American Heart Association (AHA) said in a striking statement earlier this...

September 26, 2019 / 4 min read