Tag: Addiction Treatment & Recovery Center

Treating Substance Use Disorders During the Pandemic...

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost all areas of American life. These changes have dramatically increased feelings of uncertainty, stress,...

May 21, 2020

You Only Live Once (YOLO): Helping Kids...

Young people who start drinking before the age of 15 are four times more likely to become dependent on alcohol,...

October 27, 2016

Roundup: FDA Broadens Warnings Against Mixing Opioids...

The FDA said this week that it is equiring nearly 400 products to carry a "black box warning" focusing on...

September 2, 2016

Safe Homes, Smart Parties: Tips for Parents

School’s out for the summer, and kids are celebrating graduations and a break from the books. Socializing for teens and...

June 6, 2016

Roundup: Obesity, Diabetes Rates Edge Higher in...

For both sexes combined, the prevalence of obesity was highest among adults aged 40–59 (34.6 percent), followed by adults aged...

May 27, 2016

Watch Now: The Opioid Epidemic in America

“While Americans make up less than 5 percent of the world’s population, we consume 80 percent of the global opioid...

May 17, 2016

Roundup: FDA to Require Warnings on ‘Immediate-Release’...

The warning will alert users to the "serious risks of misuse, abuse, addiction, overdose and death" involved with taking opioids,...

March 25, 2016

Roundup: Senate Bill Targets Painkiller Abuse, Heroin...

The U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan bill this week that helps communities tackle the illegal use of opioid painkillers and...

March 11, 2016

From the Front Lines: Rx for Heroin...

Unintentional overdoses on Opioid prescription medications, such as Oxycontin and Percocet, quadrupled between 1999 and 2014.

March 7, 2016

News Roundup: More Americans Living Past 100;...

Americans who reach 100 years old, or become a "centenarian," are still rare, but their number has increased 43.6 percent,...

January 22, 2016

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Roundup: CDC on Monkeypox: Be Informed...

CDC: Be Alert and Informed About Monkeypox, But There’s No Reason to be Alarmed U.S. public health officials are closely monitoring and tracing confirmed and...

Hot Topic: Staying Safe as Temperatures...

As summer begins to sizzle, babies and elderly people are most vulnerable to heat-related illnesses. But you might be surprised at who is more likely...

Finding Your New Normal in a...

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it new levels of stress, anxiety and isolation. But even when a pandemic isn’t sweeping the world, most of...

Sunburn and Skin Cancer: Key Facts...

Everyone who lives in South Florida knows fully well how hot and humid the climate gets during most months of the year, peaking during summer...

Miami Cancer Institute Opens Mohs Surgery...

Miami Cancer Institute has opened its Mohs Surgery Clinic ― an important move in providing access to the most sophisticated care with the highest cure...

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute First...

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health, is the first medical center in Florida to use an innovative new system to create a...

Roundup: First COVID-19 Booster for Kids...

FDA Authorizes First COVID-19 Booster for Children Ages 5 to 11 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week authorized the first COVID-19 vaccine...

Postpartum Depression is a Mental Health...

Ultrasounds, pregnancy announcements, gender reveal parties, baby showers and childbirth classes—the events and celebrations centered around a new baby bring immeasurable joy to many expectant...

Neuro-Rehabilitation at Baptist Health: Putting Patients...

For many people who have suffered a neurological injury such as a stroke, movement disorder or brain injury, regaining movement and function can be a...

Stroke Awareness: Act F.A.S.T.

Strokes can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time. Knowing the signs of stroke and seeking immediate medical attention are the keys to saving lives...