Health Research


Type 2 Diabetes on the Rise Among...

A concerning new byproduct of the obesity epidemic among children and teenagers is the relatively new rise of type 2 diabetes among school-age kids, according...

April 17, 2017 / 3 min read


Aspirin vs. Cancer: New Data Encouraging, But...

Can a doctor-supervised regimen of low-dose aspirin lower your risk of dying from cancer? New data based on a long-term study finds that, for certain...

April 10, 2017 / 3 min read


Most Children Who Died From Flu Were...

Most children who died from the flu during a recent four-year period were not vaccinated against the virus, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

April 5, 2017 / 2 min read


Gut Bacteria’s Possible Link to Irritable Bowel...

Emerging research into the health effects of bacteria living in our gastrointestinal tract has led to the discovery of a potential link between these bacteria...

April 3, 2017 / 2 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


Roundup: U.S. Infant Mortality Rate Down 15%;...

Infant mortality rates have slid to new lows, meaning that fewer babies are dying in the United States, according to a new report by the...

March 24, 2017 / 4 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


Roundup: Heart Disease Hits Overweight/Obese People at...

People who are overweight or obese will likely develop cardiovascular disease at an earlier age, compared to people of normal weight, according to research findings...

March 17, 2017 / 4 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