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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Roundup: FDA’s Supplements Crackdown; Low-Risk Prostate...

FDA to Provide Stricter Oversight of Supplements, False or Misleading Health Claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said this week it is tightening...

Vaccines and Preventing Outbreaks of Measles,...

Over the past decade, news organizations have reported on outbreaks of viruses that were once thought to be eliminated in the United States and other...

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, high-tech watch or other type...

Mental Health Takes Center Stage at...

Lady Gaga used her wins at this year’s Grammy Awards to shine light on mental health, continuing to use her notoriety as a platform to...

Here’s Why Juicing is Not as...

Juicing -- which refers to mixing up fruits and/or vegetables into a blender for a quick smoothie -- has become a trendy thing. But when...

Preventing Heart Disease At Any Age

Most adults are familiar with one more more ways of preventing heart disease. The public has been barraged with health studies on what’s good for...

Roundup: Obesity-Linked Cancers in Young Adults;...

Cancers Linked to Obesity Increasing Among Young Adults An obesity epidemic persists in the United States, and a new study has yielded a concerning side...

Exercise (Even Dancing) Can Improve Brain...

Mounting evidence shows that regular exercise, including activities such as brisk walking, dancing and other routines that many older adults can undertake, provides brain health...

Lowering Prescription Drug Prices

As the cost of medications continues to rise and the debate over pharmaceuticals intensifies, patients are often faced with navigating options available through health insurance...

Preventing Injuries From Electric Scooters

With the convenience of riding on electric scooters to get from place to place in traffic-dense cities comes the risk for injury and the need...