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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Roundup: Social Media and Teen Health;...

Heavy Social Media Use Hurts Teen’s Mental Health A new study suggests social media use may harm the mental health of teenagers by increasing their...

#Healthy Recipe: Grilled Pork Chops with...

Pork chops are an excellent source of protein, vitamin B12, potassium, iron, magnesium and zinc. Eating a lean cut of pork, such as tenderloin, loin roast...

A Healthy Lunchbox: As Easy As...

Lunch is an important time for kids to refuel their minds for classroom success as well as for after-school sports. Here are simple tips for...

Aggressive Therapy Keeps Athletic Dreams on...

Max Diaz’s entire future hinged on how well — and how quickly — he could recover from a catastrophic elbow dislocation. A champion high school...

Overcoming Breastfeeding Challenges, Debunking Common Myths

While breastfeeding is a natural process, it can be daunting, especially for a new mom. However, breastfeeding provides unmatched health benefits for both mothers and...

High Anxiety — Kids, School and...

With the new school year comes plenty of stress and anxiety for both students and parents. Being aware of the stressors your children face –...

Roundup: Sesame Allergy on the Rise;...

Sesame Allergy More Widespread Than Previously Thought, Report Finds More than 1.5 million U.S. adults and children had a sesame allergy — about five times...

Mosquito-Borne Dengue Advisory: What You Need...

South Florida health officials are urging residents to take precautions after confirming a case of mosquito-borne dengue in Miami-Dade County. The Florida Department of Health...

Tips on Creating the ‘Fitness Habit’

When it comes to losing weight and getting fit, most people try to rely on willpower instead of developing a strategy for changing habits.

Breastfeeding: Maintaining a Nutritious Diet

A breastfeeding diet is much the same as during pregnancy, with a few differences. It’s important to have a variety of foods to make sure...