Healthy Living


Restoring Homestead Hospital’s Grow2Heal Garden After Irma

Two weeks after Hurricane Irma blew through South Florida, most work and school schedules are back on track. But in Homestead, located in the southernmost...

September 28, 2017 / 3 min read


Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD): Risk Factors, Symptoms...

About 18 million people in the United States have PAD, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It’s the same type...

September 25, 2017 / 5 min read


Stress and the Mind-Body Connection: How to...

Stress is a part of life. If stress is not managed properly, it can affect our overall health. Understanding how stress impacts the mind and...

August 25, 2017 / 2 min read


When Sunburn Requires a Visit to the...

Despite best intentions to protect yourself from the sun’s harsh rays, you’ve likely experienced at least one sunburn over your lifetime. The red skin that’s...

August 22, 2017 / 3 min read


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