Tag: children’s sports

Kids’ Sports: Playing Safe to Avoid Overuse...

Students returning to the classroom this time of year also means many are resuming sports activities on fields and courts....

August 21, 2018

Baptist Health Hosts Youth Tennis Event at...

A special event held at the Miami Open this week gave a group of local children the opportunity to practice their...

March 29, 2018

Physical Exams Are Critical for Student Athletes

Comprehensive physical examinations tailored for student athletes can help prevent seemingly inexplicable deaths and serious injuries.

October 20, 2016

Children’s Health: Six Summer Water Safety Tips...

"For every one child that dies from a water-related drowning, another five come to the emergency room for near drownings,"...

May 23, 2016

Train Your Child to be a Pro

It may be too late for you to be a professional athlete, but it’s not too late for your child....

March 23, 2015

Beat the Heat: Safe Strategies for Back-to-School...

For millions of young athletes, back-to-school signals the start of intensive athletic training for fall sports – in sultry August...

August 12, 2014

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10,000 Steps Daily? How Many Do...

Taking 10,000 steps a day for optimal health has become a widely held belief. But walking that much may not be necessary for improved health...

Roundup: Multivitamins & Heart Health; Best...

Many Supplements Not Beneficial for Heart Health, Review of Studies Says An analysis by different collaborating institutions — including the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine...

#BaptistHealthy: Pork Tenderloin in Minutes (Video)

Okay, so you have your Instant Pot (pressure cooker) —  now what? With just a few simple ingredients and less than 30 minutes, a pork...

Heat Wave: How to Stay Healthy...

Summer seems like the season when we should be most carefree. But it actually is associated with a spike in injuries and illnesses, statistics show....

Defying the Odds: He Survives Twice-Ruptured...

A network engineer and father, Javier Quintana, 53, was very active and physically fit, playing tennis regularly and weight training three times a week. But...

Facts About ‘Flesh-Eating Bacteria’ and Precautions...

After two cases of “flesh-eating bacteria” infections were reported recently from contact with waters off Florida’s west coast and panhandle, public health officials and physicians...

Roundup: Meds and Dementia Risk; CDC...

Long-Term Use of Some Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia, Study Says A new study indicates there may be a higher risk of dementia...

Fireworks Safety Update for This 4th...

Families and friends gathering for the Fourth of July holiday can take “simple safety steps” when celebrating the nation’s birthday with fireworks, says the U.S....

#BaptistHealthy: Lentil Veggie Patty

Looking for a healthier alternative to a burger? Try this easy-to-make lentil veggie patty.  You can eliminate the saturated fats found in red meats and...

Roadway Safety: Texting-While-Driving Law Takes Effect

Starting today, July 1, 2019, texting while driving is a primary offense in Florida, meaning police officers can pull over drivers who are seen using...