Wellness & Prevention


How Depression Impacts People With Heart Disease

About one out of every five people with heart disease suffers from depression. And those with both conditions are more likely to likely to be...

April 12, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: Skin Cancer, Kratom and Childhood Obesity

U.S. Health Experts Urge Skin Cancer Counseling for Kids, Young Adults Doctors should advise families early on about skin cancer prevention for their children, particularly...

April 6, 2018 / 4 min read


Coconut Oil and Saturated Fat: Clearing Up...

Coconut oil has emerged as a major source for debate about diet, saturated fat and how much of this potentially artery-clogging substance is too much....

April 3, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Second Wave of Flu?, e-Cig Regulation...

Young Children may be at Risk from Second Wave of Flu, CDC Says The flu season may have already peaked, but public health officials are...

March 30, 2018 / 3 min read


Baptist Health Hosts Youth Tennis Event at...

A special event held at the Miami Open this week gave a group of local children the opportunity to practice their tennis skills on courts next...

March 29, 2018 / 3 min read


Do Varicose Veins Put You at Higher...

Varicose veins can be embarrassing to many people, but does this common condition signal a serious health issue? A new study has sounded some alarms,...

March 20, 2018 / 2 min read


How to Naturally Lower Your Blood Pressure

Can you lower your blood pressure naturally, through dietary changes, regular exercise and managing stress? Absolutely, doctors and dietitians agree, as long as you are...

March 14, 2018 / 3 min read


Preventing Chronic Kidney Disease

Our kidneys function as our body’s filtration system. Much like a filter in a swimming pool or fish aquarium, when the kidneys stop functioning properly,...

March 8, 2018 / 2 min read


#BaptistHealthy: Zucchini Noodles (Video)

Did you know that one cup of cooked pasta has 220 calories and 43 grams of carbohydrates? Save calories and eat more vegetables by giving...

March 5, 2018 / 1 min read