Healthy Living


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


Preventing Fractures: Signs, Risk Factors of Osteoporosis...

Osteoporosis, and the condition that precedes it, osteopenia (low bone mass), is not just a problem for older adults past retirement age. It is a...

April 4, 2017 / 4 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


Going Green for Wellness at Wesley Matthews...

The color of the day at Wesley Matthews Elementary School was most definitely green. But it wasn’t necessarily to celebrate the Luck O’ the Irish...

March 17, 2017 / 1 min read


Springing Forward: Tips to Avoid Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation is a threat to public health, according to studies funded by the National Institutes of Health. And there’s no greater reminder of this...

March 9, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: Sharp Rise in Colorectal Cancers in...

Most colorectal cancers are still diagnosed in people older than 50, but a surprising new report finds that young people have double the risk of...

March 3, 2017 / 3 min read


Chronic Cough: When Is It Serious?

Occasional coughing is common. It can even be productive, helping  clear your airways of mucus and other irritants. But if a cough lasts more than...

March 1, 2017 / 2 min read