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: Asymptomatic Persons Transmit 59% of...

New CDC Data: 59% of COVID-19 Cases Spread by Persons With No Symptoms People infected with COVID-19 who have no symptoms transmit more than half...

Primary Care and Endocrinology Patients Have...

Baptist Health South Florida’s new wellness and medical complex in Plantation, which opened recently at 1228 South Pine Island Road just north of I-595, has...

Memory Loss & Dementia: Are You...

We’ve all forgotten where we left our car keys, or the name of an old acquaintance. It’s not uncommon to develop some memory issues as a...

‘Too Far, Too Fast’ — Physician...

During the COVID-19 pandemic, both experienced and newbie runners have hit the roads and parks to offset the effects of spending more time at home...

Baptist Health Pharmacy Residents at the...

Today, January 12, is National Pharmacist Day. And for a group of Baptist Health pharmacy residents, the coronavirus pandemic has left an indelible mark on...

Primary Care Q&A: Here’s Why It’s...

Want to take control of your health in 2021? A good place to start is a visit with a primary care physician. In a 10-year...

New Procedure Provides Relief for Thousands...

Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men, with more than 190,000 new cases diagnosed each year, according to...

Roundup: CDC Update on COVID-19 Variants;...

CDC: New Variants of COVID-19 Do Not Reduce Effectiveness of Vaccines There have been many media reports following the development of so-called variants of COVID-19....

Curious About COVID-19 Vaccines? Here’s Helpful...

As the nationwide rollout of COVID-19 vaccines continues and South Floridians await their turn, some people are turning to their local healthcare institutions for more...