Tag: community health

How Many Steps Mean ‘Moderate’ Exercise?

The number of steps taken each day has become a key barometer of exercise as many Americans sport a smartphone,...

February 13, 2019

4 Tips for Finding the Ideal Exercise...

Physical activity. Exercise. Fitness. Recognizing the relationship these words have with each other, with each of us and with our...

January 8, 2019

The Health Benefits of Meditation (Video)

Meditation is now being linked to a decrease in a person’s risk of heart disease. For the first time, the...

November 8, 2017

Bethesda Health Becomes Part of Baptist Health...

With the goal of expanding access to high quality, compassionate healthcare across the region, Boynton Beach based Bethesda Health has...

October 2, 2017

Conquer ‘Veggie-Phobia’ With This Delicious Eggplant Recipe

It can be a real struggle to include more vegetables in your family’s diet. Baptist Health South Florida has teamed...

July 6, 2017

Seniors Get Moving at Dadeland Mall (VIDEO)

The Dadeland Walkers group has been meeting at the mall before it opens to exercise for the last 15 years.

May 9, 2017

Frost Science Museum Grand Opening (Video)

A breathtaking view of the Miami skyline greeted guests for the grand opening of the Frost Science Museum on Biscayne...

May 8, 2017

The ABCs of Packing a Nutritious School...

Lunch is an important time for kids to refuel their minds for classroom success as well as for after-school sports....

August 18, 2016

Exercise and Seniors: Common Myths

Aerobic and muscle-strengthening exercises, or some kind of regular physical activity, can improve the quality of life for adults at...

July 19, 2016

South Miami Hospital Hosts The Underline (VIDEO)

Walk, bike and take transit to better health - in Miami! That's the vision of a not-for-profit organization seeking to...

February 9, 2016

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#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Exercise on-the-Go

Over the next few weeks, we will present a series of quick exercises that can performed anytime or while traveling on summer vacation —  by...

Lipid Program Fights Statin Intolerance, Aims...

Most people understand the importance of managing high cholesterol and its crucial link to cardiovascular health. But for those patients who cannot control their raised...

Her Skin Condition Called for ‘Scarless’...

About two years ago, Lynette Boodhoo was told by her endocrinologist that he needed to monitor her hyperparathyroidism. But this past January, Mrs. Boodhoo was...

Roundup: Obesity Rate Among Preschoolers; Measles...

Obesity Rate Declining Among Kids, Ages 2 to 4, Who Receive U.S. Food Aid, CDC Says The overall childhood obesity rate in the United States...

Healthy Recipe: Sautéed Kale

Kale is packed with antioxidants such as beta-carotene and vitamin C, and it’s one of the world’s healthiest foods. Research has shown that eating vegetables...

#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Power of Breath

De-stress, focus and wind down with these simple breathing techniques that can help lower blood pressure, reduce anxiety, lower stress and improve sleep.  You can...

First in S. Florida: New ‘WEB’...

It’s called WEB, short for Woven EndoBridge, and it’s a self-expanding mesh ball made of nickel titanium that is implanted within aneurysms located in the...

New Shoulder Surgery Option: Fewer Complications,...

Once Jerry Tobin could no longer enjoy his hobbies because of pain in his shoulders, he went to his primary care physician for help and...

Roundup: Risks of ‘White Coat Hypertension’;...

‘White Coat Hypertension’ May Double Risk of Death From Heart Disease If your blood pressure surges above a normal level at the doctor’s office because...

Healthy Brunches: Do’s and Don’ts

As the weekend approaches, plans may call for a Father’s Day brunch. After all, brunch can be a great time for family and friends to...