Tag: Baptist Health Primary Care

A Link Between Asthma and Peanut Allergies?

A study suggests that children with asthma should be tested for peanut allergy or peanut sensitivity, but allergists and family...

July 6, 2015

A Link Between Asthma and Peanut Allergies?

  Parents of children with asthma can feel helpless when they watch their child gasp for air, unable to supply...

July 6, 2015

Fourth of July: Safe Grilling and Food...

To keep cookouts healthy and fun, be sure to season your grill or picnic basket with safe-food handling practices.

July 3, 2015

Is Your Headache a Migraine?

Migraine – even the word can strike fear in the nearly 12 percent of Americans who the National Institutes of...

June 25, 2015

Studies Reaffirm Benefits of Exercise for Seniors

Moderate to vigorous physical activity is more likely to help prevent age-associated weight gain, instead of dieting alone, according to...

May 18, 2015

Watch Now: Big Data – Secrets to...

Harlan Krumholz, M.D., a cardiologist, healthcare scientist and professor of medicine at Yale University, was featured at Baptist Health South...

May 14, 2015

Facing the Facts of Fibromyalgia

  Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O’Connor, actress-comedian Janeane Garofolo and Academy-award winning actor Morgan Freeman know the agony of the chronic,...

May 12, 2015

5 Melanoma Myths

  Many see developing skin cancer as “no big deal,” compared with other forms of cancer, but for the 73,870...

May 4, 2015

Sugar's Code Names Revealed

There’s a war raging against sugar in the American diet and for good reason: The sweet compound that our culture...

April 6, 2015

Spring Break Safety

Spring Break provides the perfect opportunity for kids to shed the winter doldrums and create springtime memories. For parents, it’s...

March 16, 2015

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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,...

B.E.S.T. Responders Tend to Stroke Patients...

To say that time is critical for stroke patients coming into the ER is an understatement. The team of healthcare professionals at Baptist Hospital, working...