Tag: cancer prevention

Worried About Processed Meat-Cancer Link? Consider Greener,...

Dietitians generally praise the findings, primarily for putting the spotlight on potentially unhealthy foods and the need for a balanced-diet...

October 27, 2015

New Cancer Treatments Rooted in Nobel Winners’...

By figuring out various pieces of the DNA repair cells, the Nobel scientists laid the groundwork for the “translational research”...

October 27, 2015

Watch Now: 20th Anniversary of the Susan...

(VIDEO: Nearly 20,000 “warriors in pink” came out for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Miami/Fort Lauderdale.) This...

October 19, 2015

Breast Cancer: Family Matters

“Knowledge is power” is especially true when it comes to your family’s medical history. That’s because about 5 to 10...

October 14, 2015

Early Detection: It’s in Your Hands

October means cooler temperatures, pumpkin lattes and a healthy reminder. “Early detection saves lives” is heard so often during Breast...

October 7, 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

Study: Sitting Too Much Elevates Women’s Cancer...

Too much time sitting is linked to a higher risk of specific types of cancer, especially for women, according to...

July 17, 2015

Smoking Causes Half of Deaths From 12...

When these 12 cancers are pooled together, scientists calculated that nearly half of all deaths – 48.5 percent – were...

June 17, 2015

3D Mammography: Clear and Accurate

Mammography plays a major role in detecting breast cancer when it’s still small enough to be easily treated. And advances...

May 14, 2015

Watch Now: Shaving Heads in Support of...

Employees, their families and West Kendall community partners, shaved their heads during the Relay for Life event at West Kendall...

April 20, 2015

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Thyroid Cancer: Vital Facts on Detection,...

Until recently, thyroid cancer was the most rapidly rising cancer in the U.S., largely because of increased detection, says the American Cancer Society (ACS). The...

Plant-Based Burgers: Are They Really Better...

Led by the emergence of “fake” burgers from brands like ImpossibleTM Foods and Beyond Meat, plant-based meat is quickly becoming a thing. It can be...

Some Women at Higher Risk of...

While cervical cancer remains one of the most highly preventable diseases in the U.S., some women may not realize they are at a higher risk...

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

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

Roundup: Alcohol-Related Deaths Surge; Best Diets...

U.S. Alcohol-Related Deaths More Than Double Over Last Two Decades The number of U.S. adults who have died from alcohol-related health issues every year has...

Miami Cancer Institute Celebrates Proton Therapy...

On Saturday, December 7th, more than 300 people gathered at Miami Cancer Institute to mark a major milestone for the world-renowned cancer center, as its...

Sticking to That Fitness Resolution: Here’s...

Was your 2020 resolution to join a gym? Exercise? Eat healthier meals?  Do you make the same resolution every January, only to find yourself quitting a few...

Recommendations for Cervical Cancer Screenings

New recommendations encourage women to begin cervical cancer screenings at age 21, and earlier for women who are younger than 21 and infected with HIV.

#BaptistHealthy In Motion: 10-Min., High-Intensity Interval...

Are you pressed for time while trying to keep your new year’s resolution of getting or staying physically fit? Try this 10-minute high-intensity interval training...