Research


Roundup: Polio-like AFM ‘Peaks’; Too Much Sleep...

CDC: Cases of Polio-like Illness has ‘Peaked’ for This Year The cases of the polio-like illness AFM (acute flaccid myelitis) “appears to have peaked” for...

December 7, 2018 / 3 min read


Prompt Medical Attention for Burns Helps Healing

On a typical Saturday morning, Catherine Del Toro’s husband would have cooked breakfast, but on this particular Saturday she wanted to let her sweetie sleep...

December 5, 2018 / 3 min read


Why the Flu Shot Should Be on...

Public health officials are reminding everyone that it’s not too late to protect yourself against influenza if you haven’t already received a flu shot. Getting...

December 4, 2018 / 2 min read


Live Healthier: Here’s Why U.S. Life Expectancy...

Updated statistics that are concerning public health officials conclude that life expectancy in the United States declined again in 2017. In most developed nations, life...

December 3, 2018 / 4 min read


Pedal Power: 6 Cycling Safety Tips

Each year in Florida, some 25 million residents and tourists ride bicycles to beat traffic, burn calories, sightsee and share family time, according to the...

November 27, 2018 / 2 min read


He Started Exercising 3 Weeks After Open-Heart...

Without any apparent symptoms, Antonios Chondros suffered from a heart condition that required open-heart surgery at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute. Ready to resume his...

November 26, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Strength-Building vs. Cardio; No Honey for...

Strength Building Exercises Could Benefit Heart Health More than Aerobics, Study Finds While both aerobic activity and strength-building exercises are very beneficial to overall health,...

November 23, 2018 / 4 min read


Mosquito-borne Dengue Case Reported in Miami-Dade —...

Florida health officials have confirmed a locally acquired case of mosquito-borne dengue fever in Miami-Dade County. It is the first case of dengue this year....

November 21, 2018 / 3 min read


‘Move More, Sit Less’: U.S. Updates Exercise...

For the first time in 10 years, the U.S. government has updated its minimum exercise guidelines to help adults, and their kids, achieve the many...

November 20, 2018 / 3 min read