Tag: Baptist Health Primary Care

Stroke Questions Answered: Why are Rates Rising...

Stroke is the No. 5 cause of death for adults in the United States and the No. 1 cause of...

May 13, 2019

How to Recognize Asthma Symptoms in Your...

About 8 percent of adults and 8 percent of children have asthma and it is considered the leading chronic disease...

May 7, 2019

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Research Favors Lifestyle Changes...

Can counseling by a medical professional be more effective than medication to treat chronic IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)? Possibly, concludes...

May 1, 2019

Here’s Why the Time of Day Matters...

Do you go for a jog first thing in the morning, or do you hit the gym after work or...

April 29, 2019

Prescription Drug ‘Take-Back Day’: Here’s How You...

Too often, unused prescription drugs find their way into the wrong hands, states the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. As part...

April 25, 2019

Hepatitis A on the Rise: What You...

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

April 15, 2019

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

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

April 12, 2019

Exercising Caution: Dog Walkers Who Are 65-Plus...

Going for long and brisk walks can make for an ideal aerobic routine or an excellent way of starting a...

April 10, 2019

Chronic Kidney Disease: You May Be At...

Hallmarks of the American lifestyle, which include high consumption of processed and sugary foods, low physical activity levels and chronic...

March 13, 2019

Roundup: Cleansing the Brain of Toxins; MMR...

‘Deep Sleep’ Stage Helps Brain Flush Out Toxins, Researchers Find New research indicates that deep sleep can have a positive...

March 8, 2019

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Roundup: Benefits of 300 Fewer Calories;...

Cutting Just 300 Calories A Day Could Bring Heart Health Benefits New research finds that even a modest reduction of 300 calories a day could...

Sodas, Juices and Cancer Risk: The...

Sugary drinks, particularly sodas and juices, fuel weight gain and have contributed to the U.S. obesity epidemic among adults and children, physicians and public health...

#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Exercise on the...

It can be hard to stick to your fitness routine while traveling.  Chantis Mantilla, Ph.D., community health manager at Baptist Health South Florida, offers a...

‘Early Mobility’ Gets ICU Patients Home...

The simple act of breathing is so automatic we don’t even think about it – especially when we’re asleep. Unless you’re Anthony Joseph Plater, who...

10,000 Steps Daily? How Many Do...

Taking 10,000 steps a day for optimal health has become a widely held belief. But walking that much may not be necessary for improved health...

Roundup: Multivitamins & Heart Health; Best...

Many Supplements Not Beneficial for Heart Health, Review of Studies Says An analysis by different collaborating institutions — including the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine...

#BaptistHealthy: Pork Tenderloin in Minutes (Video)

Okay, so you have your Instant Pot (pressure cooker) —  now what? With just a few simple ingredients and less than 30 minutes, a pork...

Heat Wave: How to Stay Healthy...

Summer seems like the season when we should be most carefree. But it actually is associated with a spike in injuries and illnesses, statistics show....

Defying the Odds: He Survives Twice-Ruptured...

A network engineer and father, Javier Quintana, 53, was very active and physically fit, playing tennis regularly and weight training three times a week. But...

Facts About ‘Flesh-Eating Bacteria’ and Precautions...

After two cases of “flesh-eating bacteria” infections were reported recently from contact with waters off Florida’s west coast and panhandle, public health officials and physicians...