Tag: Baptist Health Primary Care

Check Your Meds Day: What You Need...

More than half of Americans regularly take a prescription medication — about four, on average, according to a survey by...

October 22, 2018

5 Things to Know About Red Tide

As the Karenia brevis organism continues to bloom off Florida’s Atlantic Coast, here are 5 things you need to know...

October 4, 2018

Defying Life Expectancy

When  Chiyo Miyako of Japan died on July 22 at the age of 117, she passed the title of the...

September 4, 2018

Too Many Diabetics are Not Making Necessary...

Nearly 10 percent of the U.S. population has diabetes, including millions who are un-diagnosed. An estimted one in four U.S....

August 27, 2018

Roundup: Back-to-School Immunization, Salad-Wrap Alert, and Lung...

Parents, Don’t Forget to Review Children’s Immunization Records, Health Officials Urge As students get ready for a new school year,...

August 3, 2018

5 Benefits of Having a Primary Care...

A primary care physician fills an important role in a person’s health, similar to the way a home room teacher...

August 1, 2018

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

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Smokeout 2018: Smoking Habit is Down...

Despite a barrage of clinical studies over the decades confirming the health hazards of tobacco use, nearly 38 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and smoking...

Antibiotic Resistance on the Rise —...

Antibiotics used as frontline treatment to fight bacterial infections have saved millions of lives, but a new report is raising the red flag about how...

Triplets Follow in Mother’s Footsteps Delivering...

Identical triplets conceived naturally are very rare – ranging from one in 60,000 to one in 200 million births, according to generally accepted estimates by...

Healthy Recipe:  Pickled Chili Lime Mango...

Plant-based foods are one of the best sources of antioxidants, which can lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer and other...

Hand Sanitizer vs. Soap and Water...

During the time of year when occurrences of flu and other respiratory infections increase, public health departments, hospitals, pediatricians and family doctors all beat the...

Healthy Recipe: Cannelinni Beans & Escarole...

A well-balanced Plant Strong diet may reduce the risks of many chronic diseases like heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, digestive disorders and cancers. ...

Roundup: Energy Drinks Constrict Blood Vessels;...

Energy Drinks Can Narrow Blood Vessels 90 Minutes After Consumption, Researchers Find An estimated one-third of teens between 12 and 17 years old drink so-called...

Targeting Tumors: NanoKnife Advances Minimally Invasive...

While surgery, radiation and chemotherapy may be the first cancer treatments that come to mind, interventional oncology has become an essential component of the multidisciplinary...

Student Athlete’s Comeback from ACL Reconstruction

Student athlete Amelia Varela, 17, recalls the moment earlier this year when she injured her knee and tore her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). “I was...

Lung Cancer is Pervasive, But There’s...

Even as the overall smoking rate is projected to continue declining in the U.S., 4.4 million Americans could die from lung cancer during the next...