Tag: back pain

Spinal Fusion in Spotlight With Tiger Woods’...

Tiger Woods’ remarkable comeback to win the Masters championship is being celebrated as a great sports achievement. But an increasingly...

April 18, 2019

1 in 5 U.S. Adults Suffer From...

About 20 percent of U.S. adults live with chronic pain, which frequently limits leisure or work activities, according to a...

September 17, 2018

Preventing and Treating Back Pain

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 80 percent of adults living in the United States will...

June 27, 2018

Relieving Sciatica’s Radiating Pain

Sciatica is a term you may have heard associated with leg pain emanating from the back. It’s also a reason...

January 16, 2018

Curbing the Opioid Epidemic

When Florida Governor Rick Scott declared the state’s opioid epidemic a public health emergency in May, many in healthcare applauded....

September 21, 2017

Backpack Safety Tips: Lightening the Load (Infographic)

Tips for keeping your child safe from backpack-related injury are outlined in the infographic below.

August 10, 2017

Roundup: Yoga Can Help Alleviate Back Pain;...

Research supports the many health benefits of yoga, including increasing strength and flexibility, improving lung function and lowering blood pressure. Now, add back...

June 23, 2017

Roundup: Over-the-Counter Painkillers (NSAIDs) Linked to Higher...

Common over-the-counter pills and capsules are often used to relieve pain or reduce fever, but new research suggests they may...

May 12, 2017

Lower Back Pain: When to See Your...

Have you experienced pain in the lower portion of your spine? You are not alone. About 80 percent of adult...

April 12, 2017

Lower Back Pain: Physical Therapies Over Meds...

New guidelines from the American College of Physicians (ACP) emphasize that doctors should suggest prescription pain medicines only as a...

February 17, 2017

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Roundup: Top Sleep Health Myths Online;...

These Common Sleep Myths Could Hurt Your Health, Researchers Find People can do fine with five or fewer hours of sleep every night, right? Wrong....

Spinal Fusion in Spotlight With Tiger...

Tiger Woods’ remarkable comeback to win the Masters championship is being celebrated as a great sports achievement. But an increasingly common and effective treatment for...

Healthy Passover Recipes: Creative Uses of...

Tradition reigns supreme at the Passover dinner table, but that still leaves plenty of room to get creative with recipes.  While most people associate Passover...

Healthy Recipe: Bunny Face Brown Rice...

In case you missed the piles of candy bunnies and chocolate eggs in the stores, Easter is around the corner. More holidays have become strongly...

Troubling Trend: More Kids Under 6...

The number of children under the age of 6 rushed to ERs after swallowing small objects — especially such items as button batteries, coins and...

Head and Neck Cancers: Latest on...

Each year, approximately 110,000 U.S. adults are diagnosed with “head and neck” cancers. While most diagnoses are in people older than 50, it is increasingly...

#BaptistHealthy: Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet potato hash is healthy, homemade and hearty. Roasted sweet potato, bell pepper, onion and rosemary are the makings of this winning hash. It also...

Hepatitis A on the Rise: What...

Parts of South Florida are seeing an increase in cases of hepatitis A, a vaccine-preventable, communicable disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A...

Roundup: Poor Diets vs. Smoking; Don’t...

Poor Diets Linked to More Deaths Globally Than Smoking, Says Major New Study Unhealthy eating — fueled by a high intake of sodium, sugary foods...

Eggs and Cholesterol: Unscrambling the Latest...

Another much-hyped study has served up yet more confusion about eggs and their impact on our health, particularly cholesterol — one of the major risk...