Wellness & Prevention


Q&A on Wearing a Mask: It’s About...

COVID-19 cases are surging, and so, too, are myths and misinformation about one of the most effective steps people can take to protect themselves from...

July 9, 2020 / 5 min read


Need-to-Know Facts About Dehydration, Heat Exhaustion and...

Even by South Florida standards, Miami-Dade has been extraordinarily hot this summer, breaking several daily records for high temperatures throughout June. The higher temperatures result...

July 6, 2020 / 3 min read


Roundup: Obesity’s Link to Severe COVID-19 Illness;...

CDC: Obesity Now Most Common U.S. Health Condition to Raise Risk of Severe COVID-19 Illness After reviewing published reports, pre-print studies, and various other data...

July 3, 2020 / 4 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...

June 25, 2020 / 4 min read



Roundup: COVID-19 on Surfaces — CDC Clarifies;...

CDC Clarifies Advice on Cleaning, Disinfecting Surfaces to Prevent COVID-19 Spread The primary mode of COVID-19 spread is through respiratory droplets from an infected person...

May 29, 2020 / 3 min read


Zoom Fatigue: Tips on Dealing With ‘Brain-Drain’...

Call it “Zoom fatigue” or “Zoom exhaustion” — a side effect of the seemingly endless virtual calls and meetings on your laptop or other digital...

May 28, 2020 / 2 min read


How to Prevent, Ease Back Pain During...

This prolonged phase of working or sheltering-in-place at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic is probably putting pressure on your back. The causes of poor...

May 27, 2020 / 3 min read


New Normal at Your Doctor’s Office is...

Forget the crowded doctor’s office visits of the past. The new reality is designed for the safety of patients and employees — and this new...

May 26, 2020 / 2 min read