General Health


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


Roundup: Gluten-Free Diets Could Harm Your Heart...

“Gluten-free” diets or products have become widespread but a new study warns that you may be putting your heart health at risk by shunning healthy...

May 5, 2017 / 4 min read


HPV’s Greater Health Risk

Human papillomavirus, or HPV, has gained much attention over the past decade, as more research points to its strains as causes of certain types of...

May 2, 2017 / 3 min read


‘Health Equity’ is Goal for Minority Communities

Health equity is when every individual has the opportunity to be as healthy as possible, says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)....

April 18, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Infected...

About 1 in 5 U.S. adults under age 60 are infected with a “high-risk” strain of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) that increases the risk of...

April 7, 2017 / 5 min read


Depression: Overcoming Barriers to Diagnosis and Care

You probably know someone with depression. Nearly one in five Americans will have an episode of major depression at some point in their life, and...

April 6, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: Florida’s ‘Healthiest’ Counties are Ranked; It’s...

The annual health ranking of Florida’s 67 counties that measures such factors as smoking rates, obesity, physical inactivity and “food environment” has been released and...

March 31, 2017 / 3 min read


Is It OK to Take Expired Medications?

You’ve likely been there: You have a splitting headache, and you reach for an over-the-counter pain reliever only to notice the expiration date on the...

March 27, 2017 / 2 min read


Recovery From ‘Devastating’ Ankle Injury

Tracy Baker, M.D, a plastic surgeon in Miami is an avid sportsman who enjoys hunting, fishing and all things outdoors. On July 9,2016, during one...

March 20, 2017 / 2 min read