Tag: Baptist Health Primary Care

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

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

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New ‘WEB’ Device Closes, Heals Brain...

It’s called WEB, short for Woven EndoBridge, and it’s a self-expanding mesh ball made of nickel titanium that is implanted within aneurysms located in the...

New Shoulder Surgery Option: Fewer Complications,...

Once Jerry Tobin could no longer enjoy his hobbies because of pain in his shoulders, he went to his primary care physician for help and...

Roundup: Risks of ‘White Coat Hypertension’;...

‘White Coat Hypertension’ May Double Risk of Death From Heart Disease If your blood pressure surges above a normal level at the doctor’s office because...

Healthy Brunches: Do’s and Don’ts

As the weekend approaches, plans may call for a Father’s Day brunch. After all, brunch can be a great time for family and friends to...

Men’s Health: Top 10 Excuses for...

Women are 100 percent more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease...

#BaptistHealthy: Tzatziki Sauce

It’s all about the sauce! Tzatziki sauce is easy to prepare and can be served with so many options. Pair it in the morning with...

Motion Analysis Fine-Tunes Rehab of Orthopedic...

All-Star forward Kevin Durant, of the Golden State Warriors, was forced out of Game 5 of the NBA Finals Monday after he ruptured his right...

Sunscreen Ingredients: Clarifying the Confusion

Sunscreen provides vital protection year-round against the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays, which are linked to the skin’s premature aging, sunburn and a person’s risk of...

Is White Meat Really Healthier Than...

It’s a widely established notion that white meat is generally healthier than red meat. But a new study is pushing back against this popular belief....

Roundup: FDA’s Warning for Pregnant Women...

FDA Warns Pregnant Women to Avoid Vinpocetine, A Dietary Supplement Ingredient The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning pregnant women and women of...