Tag: Baptist Health Primary Care

Screen Time and Children: Major Study to...

How much “screen time” kids should be allowed on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets is still being debated and...

December 17, 2018

Ketogenic Diets: High in Fat, Side Effects...

As quick weight-loss diets go, the usual formula involves eating less carbohydrates and more protein for a period of time....

December 11, 2018

Roundup: Polio-like AFM ‘Peaks’; Too Much Sleep...

CDC: Cases of Polio-like Illness has ‘Peaked’ for This Year The cases of the polio-like illness AFM (acute flaccid myelitis)...

December 7, 2018

Why the Flu Shot Should Be on...

Public health officials are reminding everyone that it’s not too late to protect yourself against influenza if you haven’t already...

December 4, 2018

Live Healthier: Here’s Why U.S. Life Expectancy...

Updated statistics that are concerning public health officials conclude that life expectancy in the United States declined again in 2017....

December 3, 2018

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

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Low Vaccination Rates During Pregnancy Leave...

More than half of pregnant women in the U.S. – 65 percent – have not received “two safe and effective vaccines” recommended to reduce the...

Hip Replacement Surgery Keeps Dance Pioneer...

Movement has been a constant in Karen Peterson’s life. Ever since she took her first dance class as a young girl, she has been enthralled...

Roundup: CDC Warns of Record-High STDs;...

Public Health Officials Warn of ‘Severe Health’ Issues from Record High STDs U.S. public health officials are warning adults of dramatic increases in confirmed cases...

‘Cancer in My Life was a...

In her early 30s and out of the high-risk age group, Sara Ordonez found out she had breast cancer, stage 2. The diagnosis came after...

Top 4 Flu Shot Myths Debunked

During the annual flu season, mostly during the fall and winter months, millions of Americans fall ill, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized, and tens of...

Miami HEAT Sports Medicine Center Opens...

The Miami HEAT and Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute have teamed up to bring world-class orthopedic care to the South Florida community on the...

Spine Care: Getting Back to Health

It is the second-most common cause of a visit to the doctor after the common cold: back pain. And back pain is a top disabling...

Challenges of Treating ‘Triple-Negative’ Breast Cancer

Even its name is daunting to women diagnosed with it — triple-negative breast cancer. It occurs in about 10 to 20 percent of diagnosed breast...

Roundup: Vaping’s ‘Chemical Burns’; ADHD Guidelines...

Some Vaping-Linked Lung Injuries Resemble Chemical Burns, Researchers Say The damage to the lungs of some people who have become ill from vaping resembles chemical...

Red Meat Alternatives: Plant-Based Diets Offer...

A controversial new study claiming that regular consumption of red meat may not pose much of a health risk has drawn sharp criticisms from doctors...