Tag: Baptist Health Primary Care

Sweet Life Club: Teaching Patients How to...

Being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes after a routine bloodwork can become a life-altering event. Just ask Ines Fuenmayor, 27,...

July 9, 2018

Florida’s Obesity Rate Likely Higher Than Previously...

Widely distributed data about the U.S. population had estimated that Florida’s obesity rate is 27.8 percent. But a University of...

June 25, 2018

New Guidelines for Colorectal Cancer Screenings Explained

Research has clearly established that people are being diagnosed with colorectal cancer at younger ages, a trend so concerning that...

June 11, 2018

Low Blood Pressure Can Be Dangerous, Too

Seems like high blood pressure, or hypertension, gets all the publicity, when it comes to maintaining a healthy heart and...

May 8, 2018

Living Well With Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)...

The National Institutes of Health estimates that as much as 15 percent of the U.S. population experiences symptoms of Irritable...

May 1, 2018

What to Do When Seasonal Allergies Spring...

Tens of millions of Americans experience seasonal allergies, with spring being the time of year when sneezing, coughing and other...

April 18, 2018

Inflammatory Foods May Increase Colon Cancer Risk

We have known for years that healthy, high-fiber foods — especially those with anti-inflammatory properties — can promote wellness and...

March 13, 2018

Arthritis Afflicts Younger Americans

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

February 13, 2018

Flu Cases Rising at Emergency Rooms, Doctors’...

An active flu season is driving more patients to local emergency rooms and primary care offices for treatment, as Florida...

February 1, 2018

Intermittent Fasting: Is It a Healthy Trend?

Diet plans that incorporate intermittent fasting are popular, but are they healthy? The verdict is mostly still out on the...

January 15, 2018

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Roundup: Liver-Related Deaths Spike, Blood Pressure...

Deaths from Liver-Related Diseases, Cancer Rise Sharply, Studies Reveal Deaths from liver disease have surged in recent years in the United States, according to a...

Bethesda Health Offers Bone Density Test...

A bone density test measures a person’s bone mass and is used to detect osteoporosis, a condition that affects more than 10 million people in...

Joint Replacement Surgery: Knees and Hips

When a knee or hip joint wears away, due to injury or disease, joint replacement surgery may be an option you need to consider to...

Sarcoma: Advances Help Fight This Lesser-Known...

Most people know the basics about breast, colon and lung cancer. But you’re not alone if you don’t know much about sarcoma. Here are some...

4 Essentials for Healthier, Younger-Looking Skin

When it comes to finding the Fountain of Youth, we’re likely all in the proverbial same boat. And, if you’re past 40, that boat has...

Roundup: Supplements Don’t Help Heart, Babies...

Another study indicates that a wide range of vitamin and mineral supplements bought by millions of Americans do not help prevent heart disease.

Bethesda Health Offers Genetic Testing for...

Research shows people who have hereditary cancer gene mutations could be at risk of getting cancer earlier in life. And because advances in genetic screening...

Vaccine Campaign to End HPV-Related Cancers...

Studies continue to confirm what most medical professionals already know: the HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine is important because it prevents infections that can cause cancer....

Surprising Signs of Adult-Onset Asthma

That persistent cough that keeps you up at night may stem from more than just a tickle in the back of your throat. It could...

Sweet Life Club: Teaching Patients How...

Being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes after a routine bloodwork can become a life-altering event. Just ask Ines Fuenmayor, 27, who got the news one...