Tag: Baptist Sleep Centers

Springing Forward: This Year, Getting Enough Sleep...

“Daylight saving time” (DST) returns officially on Sunday at 2 a.m. It’s the first “Spring forward” time change — meaning...

March 12, 2021

Roundup: Warnings on Sleep-Aid Meds; Obesity’s Link...

FDA Orders Stronger Warnings on Meds for Insomnia, Citing Unsafe ‘Sleep Behaviors’ The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it...

May 3, 2019

Roundup: Top Sleep Health Myths Online; Phone...

These Common Sleep Myths Could Hurt Your Health, Researchers Find People can do fine with five or fewer hours of...

April 19, 2019

Improving Sleep Health: Don’t Rely on Melatonin,...

Too many people make it through hectic, stressful days juggling work and family responsibilities, only to end up tossing and...

March 14, 2019

Roundup: Cleansing the Brain of Toxins; MMR...

‘Deep Sleep’ Stage Helps Brain Flush Out Toxins, Researchers Find New research indicates that deep sleep can have a positive...

March 8, 2019

Why ‘Sleeping In’ on Weekends is Not...

It’s that time of year again. At 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 10, we’ll be “springing forward” and shifting our...

March 7, 2019

Roundup: Fake Sunscreens, Lung Cancer Rates and...

FDA: Do Not Use Sunscreen Supplements or Pills; They Don’t Work There is no such thing as effective sunscreen supplements...

May 25, 2018

Roundup: Driving While Drowsy is Bigger Hazard...

Driving a vehicle while drowsy is a bigger health hazard than existing federal statistics show, says the American Automobile Association...

February 9, 2018

Roundup: Go Red for Heart Disease Awareness;...

Many Americans are wearing red today in support of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement, which is...

February 2, 2018

Sleep Health 101: Getting Kids Ready for...

South Florida’s public schools reopen on Aug. 21, but sleep health experts say that parents need to start re-orienting their...

August 7, 2017

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Roundup: Immunocompromised Eligible for Additional Booster;...

More People, Especially the Immunocompromised, are Eligible for Additional Vaccine Doses as Omicron Cases Surge Eligibility for boosters expanded this month, with the U.S. Centers...

Resolve to Take Care of Your...

Self-care – and learning how to make it a part of your daily life – plays a key role in maintaining good mental health, and...

Knee and Hip Arthritis: Self-Assessment and...

Could the pain you are feeling be arthritis? Francisco J. Garcia, physician assistant at the arthritis clinic at Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, answered...

Omicron Wave Woes: COVID-19 in 2022

New year, new COVID surge. The Omicron variant has swept across the country, bringing with it new questions about testing, symptoms, quarantine guidelines, boosters, treatments,...

Dealing with Omicron Surge: Baptist Health...

The Omicron variant, much more transmissible than the previously dominant Delta strain, has yet to peak in South Florida and across the nation, as hospitals...

The Promise of Precision Medicine Means...

Author: Michael J. Zinner, M.D., CEO and executive medical director of Miami Cancer Institute. Marked by the continued presence of COVID-19, 2021 was a milestone...

Annual Screenings, Early Diagnosis Help South...

Jacqueline “Jackie” Modia – wife, mother, bank branch manager and South Miami resident – did everything right when it came to her health. Annual visits...

Getting Back on Track With Your...

Did you fall off the healthy-habits wagon over the holidays? Don’t beat yourself up. And don’t give in to the lure of fad diets or...

Roundup: Pfizer Booster Approved for Kids...

FDA, CDC: Pfizer Booster Shots for Kids 12-15, and Less Time Between 2nd and 3rd Shots for Everyone The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Heart-Rhythm Tracking Devices are Very Popular...

A relatively new software algorithm developed for wearable devices, such as smartwatches and fitness trackers, can detect irregular heart rhythms. A new study of nearly...