Tag: community health

A Healthy Lunchbox: As Easy As 1-2-3

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

August 14, 2019

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

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

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

Marathon Profiles 2016: Why They Run (Part...

Although every runner has different motivations, most admit that the "runner’s high" is rewarding and addicting.

January 11, 2016

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Logging in your daily steps on any of a multitude of apps available has become a common practice, even during the pandemic. But are 10,000...

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The most common cancers that affect men — primarily testicular and prostate cancers — can cause significant fertility problems that affect their ability to father...

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Latest Case Against Too Many Sugary...

Sugary drinks fuel weight gain and the U.S. obesity epidemic among adults and children, elevating the risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases, physicians, dietitians...

Spotlight on Thyroid Cancer, An Increasingly...

When actress Sofia Vergara recently opened up on television about her experience with thyroid cancer, she helped shine a spotlight on this increasingly common cancer....

Veins and Vein Diseases Explained

Blood vessels are like pipes that carry blood throughout the body. While arteries carry oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the organs, our veins have...

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness is...

Lower extremity peripheral artery disease, or PAD, is underdiagnosed, undertreated and “underappreciated” in the U.S., despite its prevalence with an estimated 8.5 million Americans, primarily...

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People with immune systems that are moderately to severely compromised, including many cancer patients, make up about 3 percent of the adult population and are...

Answers to the Top-Searched Health Questions

Thanks to the Internet, answers to almost any question are available with a few clicks of the mouse – including questions about health concerns.  Millions...