Tag: Baptist Health Primary Care

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

Spirit of Giving: It’s Adopt-A-Family Time (Video)

Every year, Baptist Health Primary Care partners with CBS4 Neighbors for Neighbors to provide holiday gifts for families in need under...

December 15, 2017

‘Dramatic’ Diabetes Diagnosis Inspires Healthier Living (Video)

Christopher Braithwaite, 35, was a paramedic for seven years when he walked into the emergency room at Baptist Hospital of...

December 11, 2017

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Roundup: Heart Disease Death Rate Up...

In Reversal, Heart Disease Death Rate Rises for Adults, Ages 45-64, CDC Says Death rates from heart disease for middle-aged U.S. adults are increasing, even...

Healthy Tips for Outdoor Food Grilling...

With Memorial Day Weekend and the official start of summer around the corner, outdoor grilling safety should be a priority during festivities. And that’s especially...

Breast Cancer Prevention: What You Need...

When it comes to breast cancer prevention, awareness and living healthy are at the top of the list. “While age – getting older – is...

#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Ceviche Ecuadorian-Style

This refreshing citrus recipe is easy to make ahead of time, and it even tastes better when left marinating over night. It’s perfect to keep...

Stroke Survival: What You May Not...

You’ve probably heard about the F.A.S.T. system of recognizing stroke symptoms. But did you know that it just takes one of those symptoms — not...

Pool Chemistry: Facts About Healthy, Safe...

In South Florida, swimming is a year-round activity, either at the beach or the pool. But the end of school marks the beginning of many...

Having Children After Cancer: What to...

As more patients survive cancer, many look forward to a future that includes having children and raising a family. While some therapies to improve cancer...

Roundup: How Much is Too Much...

More Than 5 Cups of Coffee a Day May Be Too Much, Researcher Say Previous studies have found that drinking coffee is healthy, with one...

High Blood Pressure: Knowing Your Risk,...

By now, you would think that most people are aware of the risks associated with high blood pressure, including heart disease and stroke – the...

Healthy Recipe: Easy Balela Salad

May is International Mediterranean Diet month. There is compelling scientific evidence that following a Mediterranean style of eating reduces the risk of heart disease, cancer,...