Tag: cancer prevention

U.S. Cancer Deaths Continue Decline With Sharpest...

The 26-year decline in overall U.S. cancer deaths registered a record single-year drop of 2.2 percent between 2016 and 2017,...

January 13, 2020

Roundup: Alcohol’s Link to Cancer Risk; Flu...

Even Light Alcohol Consumption Shows Increased Cancer Risk in New Study Drinking any type of alcohol can contribute to cancers...

December 13, 2019

New Guidelines Urge ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ to Help...

New guidelines published by a panel of experts urge physicians to “prescribe” exercise to help reduce the risk of certain...

November 6, 2019

Men’s Health: Top 10 Excuses for Not...

Women are 100 percent more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men, according to...

June 12, 2019

‘Great Step Forward’: Vaccine Against HPV-Related Cancers...

U.S. regulators have expanded the use of the HPV vaccine to include men and women between the ages of 27...

October 8, 2018

Roundup: Infant Walker Injuries and Junk Food’s...

Doctors Renew Call for Ban on Infant Walkers, Which are Causing Too Many Injuries Infant walkers have been a concern...

September 21, 2018

Genetic Testing for Cancer Prevention, Early Detection

Research shows people who have hereditary cancer gene mutations could be at risk of getting cancer earlier in life. And...

July 12, 2018

Healthcare 2018: Top Advances in Prevention, Treatments

Throughout 2017, we’ve chronicled advances in prevention and treatment at Baptist Health South Florida, sometimes reflecting national trends in the...

December 28, 2017

Roundup: More Than 4 in 10 Cancers...

If you have a healthy diet, don’t smoke, avoid alcohol, maintain an ideal weight and exercise regularly, then you may...

December 1, 2017

Roundup: Aspirin Therapy May Reduce Risk of...

Taking low-dose aspirin daily can lower your risk of some digestive system cancers, according to a newly published study involving...

November 3, 2017

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Nearly half of adults in the U.S., or about 108 million, have hypertension, or high blood pressure. An even more concerning fact: Only about 1...

Roundup: Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Offer Strong...

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Ask the Psychiatrist: Are You Fooling...

“We are living in a time that is quite stressful,” says Rachel V.F. Rohaidy, M.D., a board-certified psychiatrist at Baptist Health Primary Care. “Talking about...

Baptist Health Neurologist Addresses the Many...

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Alcohol: When Does Social Drinking Become...

In our culture, alcohol is everywhere. We may have a drink or two at a family dinner or social occasion without even thinking about it. But...

The Importance of a ‘Well-Woman’ Visit...

While women generally seek medical care when they feel sick or experience bothersome symptoms more often than men, that trend has changed over the past...