Healthy Living


Mosquito Protection: Don’t Let Your Guard Down

Even with a somewhat diminished Zika threat — for now — mosquito season remains in full swing for South Florida through September and precautions are...

August 21, 2017 / 3 min read


‘Everyone Has Influence’ at Global Leadership Summit...

The 2017 Global Leadership Summit is a wrap. This year’s attendees are returning to work with what many are calling inspirational and actionable leadership tools....

August 14, 2017 / 2 min read


Sleep Health 101: Getting Kids Ready for...

South Florida’s public schools reopen on Aug. 21, but sleep health experts say that parents need to start re-orienting their kids back into an early-to-bed...

August 7, 2017 / 1 min read


Surprising Facts About Dehydration, Heat Exhaustion and...

Living in South Florida creates many self-proclaimed “experts” about the heat index, dangerous temperatures and related illnesses, such as dehydration, heat exhaustion and heat stroke....

July 19, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: Parents Warned of Trampoline Risks for...

It may seem like a harmless activity for kids, but even enclosed trampolines can cause serious injuries and are not generally recommended for children, especially...

July 14, 2017 / 3 min read


Rude Awakening: Nighttime Muscle Cramps

Painful muscle cramps in the calf, thigh or foot tend to jolt a person awake in the middle of the night. The strong muscle contraction...

July 11, 2017 / 3 min read


Conquer ‘Veggie-Phobia’ With This Delicious Eggplant Recipe

It can be a real struggle to include more vegetables in your family’s diet. Baptist Health South Florida has teamed up with the Frost Science...

July 6, 2017 / 1 min read


How Much Water Do You Really Need?...

Have you noticed more friends or co-workers walking around with a bottle of water, determined to meet their quota for the day? The practice is...

July 6, 2017 / 2 min read


Tips and Tools for Safe Food Preparation

Many people enjoy the longer days of summer with backyard barbecues and other outdoor activities, sometimes making food the centerpiece of get-togethers. But before firing...

June 29, 2017 / 2 min read