Wellness & Prevention


Roundup: Eating Slowly – and Not Too...

Take your time when eating, avoid after-dinner snacks and don’t eat shortly before bedtime. These three habits will help you lose weight, a new study...

February 16, 2018 / 3 min read


Former ‘Mr. Churrasco’ Now Savors a Healthy...

Nelson Morales, who was once known as “Mr. Churrasco” to his friends, now calls himself “the luckiest man alive.” Mr. Morales (pictured above with his...

February 14, 2018 / 3 min read


Arthritis Afflicts Younger Americans

Arthritis used to be thought of as an inevitable part of getting older. As joints and the protective structures around them age, pain develops and...

February 13, 2018 / 2 min read


Stroke Center to Help More Patients as...

Baptist Hospital of Miami’s stroke center, which has been certified to treat the most complex stroke cases along with an elite group of facilities nationwide,...

February 12, 2018 / 3 min read


Omega-3 Supplements Do Not Provide Heart Health...

Millions of Americans take fish oil supplements, with the goal of benefiting from the much-hyped omega-3 fatty acids they contain. Even the American Heart Association...

February 8, 2018 / 3 min read


Recovering Safely After a High-Risk Pregnancy

The push toward patient empowerment is getting an extra boost as Serena Williams shares publicly the life-threatening medical complication she developed after giving birth. The...

January 31, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: More Stroke Patients Now Eligible For...

Advances in brain imaging are helping doctors identify additional stroke patients who can receive therapy later than previously believed, according to a new study that...

January 26, 2018 / 5 min read


Airborne Threat: Flu May Be Spread By...

Until now, most experts dealing with infectious diseases have said the flu virus spreads mainly by droplets formed when people with the flu cough, sneeze...

January 24, 2018 / 3 min read


(Roundup) FDA Warns Against Giving Kids Cough,...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it is requiring safety-labeling changes to keep children and adolescents from being prescribed cough and cold medicines that...

January 12, 2018 / 4 min read