General Health


Baptist Health Experts: Plan to Limit Nicotine...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it plans to establish “a maximum nicotine level” to reduce the addictiveness of cigarettes and other combusted tobacco...

June 24, 2022 / 3 min read


Sports Medicine Physician on Benefits of Exercise,...

It can’t be stated enough, especially as the U.S. continues to struggle with an obesity epidemic: The benefits of regular exercise, involving both aerobics and...

June 15, 2022 / 4 min read


Prediabetes: An Epidemic That’s Reversible — Here’s...

Prediabetes — a condition that if left unchecked often leads to type 2 diabetes — is so common that U.S. public health officials often attempt...

June 6, 2022 / 3 min read


Hurricane Season 2022: Tending to Your Healthcare...

Today, June 1st, is the official start of the 2022 hurricane season, and all U.S. forecasting models expect another busier-than-average season. For those with special...

June 1, 2022 / 3 min read


Hot Topic: Staying Safe as Temperatures Rise

As summer begins to sizzle, babies and elderly people are most vulnerable to heat-related illnesses. But you might be surprised at who is more likely...

May 27, 2022 / 4 min read


Postpartum Depression is a Mental Health Issue

Ultrasounds, pregnancy announcements, gender reveal parties, baby showers and childbirth classes—the events and celebrations centered around a new baby bring immeasurable joy to many expectant...

May 19, 2022 / 4 min read


Pioneer Spirit: Mariners Hospital Celebrates 60 Years...

What first brought Wendylynn Carlisle to Mariners Hospital was a collapsed lung. She was a young waitress who had recently relocated to the Florida Keys,...

May 10, 2022 / 3 min read


Roundup: COVID Linked to Risk of Diabetes...

COVID Associated to Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis in Largest Study to Date People who have tested positive with COVID-19 have a higher...

March 25, 2022 / 4 min read


‘Health Equity’: Experts Focus on Reducing Disparities...

Health equity will occur when every person has the opportunity to “attain his or her full health potential” and no one is disadvantaged from achieving...

March 20, 2022 / 5 min read