Wellness & Prevention


New Study: Aim for 7,000-10,000 Steps a...

Logging in your daily steps on any of a multitude of apps available has become a common practice, even during the pandemic. But are 10,000...

September 21, 2021 / 2 min read


Latest Case Against Too Many Sugary Drinks

Sugary drinks fuel weight gain and the U.S. obesity epidemic among adults and children, elevating the risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases, physicians, dietitians...

September 16, 2021 / 3 min read


Breast Cancer: Know Your Family History

For some patients, the risk of developing breast cancer is in their genes. About 5 percent to 10 percent of breast cancers are hereditary —...

September 14, 2021 / 2 min read


Preventing or Treating COVID-19: What’s Approved and...

The battle between fact and misinformation when it comes to preventing or treating COVID-19 is not letting up. Even the normally restrained U.S. Food and...

September 7, 2021 / 5 min read


6 Brain Tumor Myths Debunked

Brain tumors can be benign or cancerous. They can be low- or high-grade, describing if they are slow- or fast-growing. They can originate in the...

September 1, 2021 / 4 min read


5 Tips for Healthy, Injury-Free Running

Olympic track and field athletes are highly trained and conditioned to avoid injury. But for everyone else who runs regularly to stay in shape or...

July 30, 2021 / 3 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: Experts Urge Vaccinations, Mask Wearing...

Baptist Health Experts: Getting Vaccinated, Mask Wearing are Key to Slowing Surge in Hospitalizations Undoubtedly, the unvaccinated are driving the current surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations...

July 30, 2021 / 4 min read


Inspired by the Olympics? Here are Top...

There are well-proven motivating factors that can help you stay on track, or get you started on a program long before the new year gets...

July 27, 2021 / 3 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: Vaccines vs. Delta Variant; How...

Study: Pfizer Vaccine Strongly Protects Against Symptomatic COVID from Delta Variant The vast majority of hospitalizations from COVID-19 are among unvaccinated adults. Meanwhile, growing research...

July 23, 2021 / 5 min read