Tag: breastfeeding

Breastfeeding: Overcoming Challenges and Debunking Common Myths

While breastfeeding is a natural process, it can be daunting — especially for a new mom. However, breastfeeding provides unmatched...

July 15, 2020

Roundup: U.S. Life Expectancy Up Slightly; FDA...

U.S Life Expectancy Increases for First Time in Four Years Life expectancy in the United States edged up by about...

January 31, 2020

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...

August 6, 2019

Benefits of Breastfeeding for Both Baby and...

Breastfeeding has long been known for its nutritional advantages for the baby as clinical studies continue to reaffirm the health...

August 1, 2019

First Two Weeks of Breastfeeding: What to...

The first two weeks of breastfeeding can be a trying experience. Mom is getting to know her new baby, and...

August 1, 2018

Roundup: Supplements Don’t Help Heart, Babies &...

Another study indicates that a wide range of vitamin and mineral supplements bought by millions of Americans do not help...

July 13, 2018

Roundup: More Breastfeeding Guidance Needed, Says U.S....

Medical care professionals should discuss breastfeeding with women when they are pregnant and provide more guidance than currently exists, a...

October 28, 2016

News Roundup: Holiday Food Safety Tips, High...

Holiday Food Safety Tips During the year-end holiday season, food is often the centerpiece of many family gatherings. Healthy menus...

November 27, 2015

Breastfeeding Is Good Medicine for Both Baby...

At 10:30 a.m. Aug. 1, 10 babies at West Kendall Baptist Hospital became part of a worldwide movement to promote...

August 12, 2015

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Roundup: U.S. Experts Cannot Find ‘Sufficient’...

U.S. Task Force: No ‘Sufficient’ Evidence That Vitamin Supplements Prevent Heart Disease or Cancer For the average healthy adult with no known vitamin deficiency and...

Ask the Psychiatrist: Fireworks’ Effect on Stress...

Fireworks displays are a big part of many Fourth of July and New Year’s Eve celebrations, thrilling crowds as they fill the sky with streaking...

Migraines vs. Headaches: Know the Different...

For people who suffer from migraines, the pain is often described as an intense pulsing or throbbing in one area of the head. But for...

Baptist Health Emergency Medicine Specialist: “Fireworks...

Planning on celebrating the Fourth of July holiday with fireworks? Whether you’re lighting the fuse on some backyard fireworks or watching a professionally produced display,...

Surviving Cancer: Making the Most of...

At what point is a cancer patient a cancer survivor? It’s a question frequently asked of Darci McNally, LCSW, the director of oncology support services...

Toby Keith’s Health Revelation Prompts Reader...

Toby Keith fans were worried recently when the country music superstar revealed he has been treated for stomach cancer. “Will he be okay?” many asked....

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome vs. Bell’s Palsy:...

When singer Justin Bieber announced recently that he has Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, a rare condition that has paralyzed half his face, the news raised interest...

Exercising Outside Safely This Summer

Heat and humidity are facts of life during South Florida summers, as is the danger of heat-related illnesses. Don’t take the risk lightly. Learn what...

Baptist Health Acquires Sophisticated New Platform...

Always seeking to further the level of care available to cancer patients in the region, Baptist Health South Florida has added a sophisticated new radiosurgery...

Baptist Health Experts: Plan to Limit...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it plans to establish “a maximum nicotine level” to reduce the addictiveness of cigarettes and other combusted tobacco...