Wellness & Prevention


Here’s Why Liver Cancer Rate is Growing...

While the overall cancer rate has been dropping since the early 1990s, the reverse is true for liver cancer. The latest data from the American...

January 15, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: U.S. Cancer Death Rate Declining; Food...

U.S. Cancer Death Rate has Dropped 27% in 25 Years The U.S. cancer death rate had been increasing until the early 1990s, but it has...

January 11, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Mediterranean Diet Ranked No. 1; FDA...

Mediterranean Diet, Focusing on Planted-Based Foods, Wins Top ‘Overall Diet’ Honor for 2019 The so-called Mediterranean diet, which focuses on planted-based foods, whole grains and...

January 4, 2019 / 3 min read


Top 10 Questions for ‘Dr. Google’ Answered

According to the top health-related searches on Google, people were most curious about the keto diet, ALS and endometriosis in 2018. That’s just a few...

January 3, 2019 / 4 min read


Egg Experiments: Hatching a Healthy Eating Plan

If your goals for 2019 include healthier eating, it’s time to get cracking. One easy way is to include more eggs in your diet. A...

January 2, 2019 / 3 min read


Healthcare 2019: Top Advances in Treatments, Prevention

Throughout 2018, the Resource blog has highlighted advances in treatment and prevention at Baptist Health South Florida, sometimes taking the lead or reflecting on national...

December 31, 2018 / 5 min read


Roundup: Average Weight of U.S. Adults Increasing;...

Average Weight for U.S. Adults Increases, BMIs Near ‘Obesity’ Level, CDC Reports. On average, U.S. adults are getting heavier as the obesity epidemic forges on,...

December 28, 2018 / 3 min read


The Power of Exercise in Reducing High...

Another report has found that regular exercise can benefit one’s health. This time the focus is on individuals who take medications for high blood pressure....

December 27, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: Florida’s Health Ranking; Opioid vs. Placebo...

Report: Florida’s Overall Health Ranking is Up, But Obesity Rate Also Climbs The good news: Florida jumped three places, from No. 32 to No. 29,...

December 21, 2018 / 4 min read