Community Wellness


Decoding Sunscreen Labels

Confused by all those sunscreen tubes and bottles (at least 1,400 products) on the market? Thanks to new federal laws, shopping for sunscreen should get...

June 28, 2013 / 2 min read


Skin Cancer Does Not Discriminate

An aggressive form of skin cancer silenced the living voice of Bob Marley, the legendary reggae star, who died more than three decades ago in...

June 21, 2013 / 2 min read


American Medical Association: ‘Obesity Is a Disease’

The American Medical Association (AMA) made headlines this week when a delegation of members declared obesity as a bona fide disease. For one in three...

June 19, 2013 / 2 min read


Surgery Offers the Gift of a Smile

For the 12th year, doctors, nurses and surgical staff from Baptist Children’s Hospital donated their time to restore smiles to children, whose deformities had dulled...

June 17, 2013 / 2 min read


Are You a HEAT Fan-atic?

LeBron James, D-Wade and other members of the Miami HEAT are regular dinner guests at my home, as my family tunes in to watch our...

June 6, 2013 / 2 min read


Saving Sarah

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Mariners Hospital takes pride in caring for the members of its community.  And...

June 3, 2013 / 2 min read


8 Tips to Weather the Storms

Admit it – you’re one of those people lined up at Publix or Home Depot 24 hours before a hurricane threatens the area. You think...

May 31, 2013 / 6 min read


World No Tobacco Day

Today is World No Tobacco Day, and I know that if you are a smoker, you’re saying to yourself, “Why don’t they just leave me...

May 31, 2013 / 2 min read


Get Your Family Moving and Stay Healthy

Summer is right around the corner, and that means your kids will be taking a break from school and you will be taking a break...

May 10, 2013 / 2 min read


Survival of the Finger-Less: A Not-So-Routine Case

Baptist Health plastic surgeon Joel Levin, M.D., received an urgent call to help a patient with a spreading infection in the bone of her right...

March 19, 2013 / 2 min read