Tag: depression

Roundup: Mosquito-Borne Illness Advisory; More Ex-Smokers Face...

Third Case of Mosquito-Borne Dengue Confirmed in Miami-Dade Another locally transmitted case of dengue fever has been confirmed in Miami-Dade...

August 30, 2019

High Anxiety — Kids, School and Stress,...

What to look for in your child, and how you can help. With the new school year comes plenty of...

August 19, 2019

High Anxiety — Kids, School and Stress,...

With the new school year comes plenty of stress and anxiety for both students and parents. Being aware of the...

August 12, 2019

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

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

February 15, 2019

Mental Health Takes Center Stage at Grammys

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

February 12, 2019

Roundup: Florida’s Health Ranking; Opioid vs. Placebo...

Report: Florida’s Overall Health Ranking is Up, But Obesity Rate Also Climbs The good news: Florida jumped three places, from...

December 21, 2018

Roundup: New EKG Guidelines, Common Meds’ Depression...

Electrocardiograms Not Recommended for Low-Risk Patients, New Guidelines Say An electrocardiogram — commonly known as an EKG or ECG —...

June 15, 2018

Opening Minds About Mental Health Stigma

With common concerns about health, safety and finances colliding with 24/7 news headlines that highlight the latest political or societal...

May 10, 2018

Roundup: Insect-Borne Disease, Living Longer and Depression

Diseases From Mosquito, Flea and Tick Bites Have Tripled in U.S., CDC Says Cases of diseases in the U.S. contracted...

May 4, 2018

How Depression Impacts People With Heart Disease

About one out of every five people with heart disease suffers from depression. And those with both conditions are more...

April 12, 2018

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Early Detection of Bladder Cancer Gets...

Flexible blue light cystoscopy, a new diagnostic technology available in Florida exclusively at Miami Cancer Institute, is aiding in the early detection of cancer of...

Miami Cancer Institute Pioneers ‘Tumor Treating...

Miami Cancer Institute has begun implementing an innovative, cancer-fighting wearable device known as Tumor Treating Fields, or TTFields, for patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. The...

Holiday Heart Attacks: What You Need...

The number of heart-related deaths in the U.S. increases by 5 percent during the December and New Year holidays. With prevention and moderation, it’s possible...

Rare Brain Condition Brings Antigua Man...

Few people know what an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is. Robert Hall certainly didn’t –until he suffered a brain seizure on August 23rd and awoke to...

Roundup: Prediabetes Rising in Young People;...

Prediabetes Rising Among Young Adults, Adolescents, New Study Finds Nearly a quarter of young adults, ages 19 to 34, and a fifth of adolescents, ages...

‘Stents vs. Drugs’ Debate: Shared Decision-Making...

Recent headlines across the nation have referred to a major new study that compared procedures to unclog blocked arteries using stents to a medication-only approach....

Toy Safety 2019: Latest on Hazards,...

Despite the year-round toy safety campaign against unsafe toys by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and private organizations, products are still sold that...

Challenges of Pancreatic Cancer (with Infographic)

Those who are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer usually face many questions, fears and emotions. Pancreatic cancer makes up just 3 percent of cancers in the...

Tips for Defeating Acid Reflux Naturally

GERD, known mostly as “acid reflux,” is the most common reason Americans are referred to gastroenterologists, doctors who specialize in disorders of the digestive system....

Roundup: Flu Season Picking Up; Vaping-Linked...

Flu Season is Picking Up in Some States, But Not Too Late to Get Flu Shot, CDC Says Seasonal influenza (the flu) in the U.S....