Research


Roundup: Those ‘Fat But Fit’ Have Higher...

Being “fat but fit” is likely just a myth, a new study has found, stressing that these adults carry an increased risk of heart attack...

August 18, 2017 / 3 min read


Stroke Risk has Declined for Men, But...

While the incidence of stroke in men has been decreasing in recent years, the same is not true for women. New research finds the rate...

August 17, 2017 / 2 min read


Solar Eclipse: Protecting Your Eyes From the...

Never look at the sun directly, your mom may have told you more than once. And she was right. This is also true during the...

August 16, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Colorectal Cancer Deaths Rise in Young...

Death rates from colorectal cancer in the U.S. have increased in adults under 55 in the last 10 years, according to a new report. The...

August 11, 2017 / 2 min read


Backpack Safety Tips: Lightening the Load (Infographic)

Tips for keeping your child safe from backpack-related injury are outlined in the infographic below.

August 10, 2017 / 1 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


Grappling With Summer Weight Gain

Even if you have the best of intentions, summer can pose serious challenges if you’re trying to stay active and watch your weight. In other...

August 1, 2017 / 4 min read


Sleep Disturbances May Increase Risk for Alzheimer’s

Research on the brains of patients with Alzheimer’s disease has uncovered toxic proteins that interrupt signals firing between neurons. Those signals play an important role...

July 31, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: Sugary Drinks Plus Protein-Rich Meals Add...

Eating meals that are high in protein can be good for you. But mixing protein-rich meals with sugary drinks could be harmful, U.S. researchers reported...

July 28, 2017 / 2 min read