Healthy Living


More Young Adults are Being Diagnosed with...

Just weeks before the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, a study in the JAMA Pediatrics, published by the American Medical Association, found that nearly a...

April 1, 2021 / 3 min read


Her Mom Died of Colon Cancer, So...

Paige Kornblue, a veteran broadcast journalist and former anchor at WPTV in West Palm Beach, knows all too well that one of the top risk...

March 23, 2021 / 3 min read


Diabetes Alert Day 2021: Understanding Your Risk,...

The numbers are startling: about 88 million American adults — or 1 in 3 — have prediabetes, which is when a person’s blood glucose (sugar)...

March 23, 2021 / 3 min read


Chronic Kidney Disease: You May Be At...

An estimated 37 million U.S. adults have chronic kidney disease, or CKD, and millions more are at increased risk, according to the National Kidney Foundation....

March 11, 2021 / 3 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: Those with Antibodies Show ‘Substantial...

NIH Study: Those Who Test Positive for COVID Antibodies Appear to have ‘Substantial Immunity’ People who test positive for COVID-19 antibodies — or evidence of...

March 5, 2021 / 3 min read


High Blood Pressure and Poor Health After...

With many public health officials continuing their pleas for Americans to stay home to stop the spread of COVID-19, they are also encouraging people with...

February 8, 2021 / 2 min read


‘Too Far, Too Fast’ — Physician Q&A...

During the COVID-19 pandemic, both experienced and newbie runners have hit the roads and parks to offset the effects of spending more time at home...

January 13, 2021 / 5 min read


Figuring Your Ideal Weight

A BMI “body mass index” quickly configures a status number (18.5-24.9 considered “normal”) using your height and weight. But a healthy weight is not just...

December 30, 2020 / 3 min read


Tips for Long Distance Runners: Beating Physical,...

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended many events, forcing most to go virtual. For 2021, this also applies to the cancelled Miami Marathon and Half Marathon...

December 28, 2020 / 4 min read


Whole vs. Refined: Knowing Your Grain Products...

Grains themselves are not fattening, confirms Lucette Talamas, a registered dietitian with Community Heath at Baptist Health South Florida. Just make sure you eat the...

December 9, 2020 / 2 min read