Tag: diabetes

COVID-19 Roundup: Hospitalizations 6 Times Higher for...

CDC: Death Rate 12 Times Higher for COVID-19 Patients With Underlying Health Issues, Led by Heart Disease As of May...

June 19, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: Risks Higher in Patients with...

Diabetes, High BMI and Older Age Put COVID-19 Patients at Higher Risk of Death, New Study Finds Complications from diabetes,...

June 5, 2020

Prescribed, Pure Omega-3 Fish Oil to Help...

Prescribing high doses of purified EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish oil, can prevent heart attacks and strokes...

May 18, 2020

Coronavirus Roundup: Hypertension Most Common in N.Y....

NY State Deaths: 86% had Underlying Illnesses, Led by Hypertension and Diabetes, New Data Shows New York’s Department of Health...

April 17, 2020

Roundup: Tax-Free Hurricane Supplies; New Diabetes Cases...

Pay No State Sales Tax on Certain Hurricane Prepareness Supplies, May 31-June 6 With the 2019 hurricane season officially starting...

May 31, 2019

Roundup: Deaths From Dementia Rising; Smoking and...

U.S. Deaths from Dementia Could Have More Than Doubled Since 2000, CDC Reports A new report by the National Center...

March 15, 2019

Not Exercising is Even Worse for Your...

The majority of U.S. adults do not meet the weekly, minimum exercise routines (150 minutes of moderate activity or 75...

October 23, 2018

Gut Bacteria: Another Reason to Limit Artificial...

In the latest study that examines the effect of artificial sweeteners, researchers found that popular sugar substitutes may interfere with...

October 4, 2018

Roundup: Supplements Don’t Help Heart, Babies &...

Another study indicates that a wide range of vitamin and mineral supplements bought by millions of Americans do not help...

July 13, 2018

Stand Up for Your Health: How to...

You know that foggy, unfocused feeling you get after sitting too long at your desk? It may very well be...

June 12, 2018

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Getting Back to the Gym? Here’s...

Gyms and fitness centers have started to open up again in South Florida under tighter requirements involving mask wearing and social distancing. That means a...

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A global pandemic. Lives and jobs lost. Schools closed. Routines disrupted. For many families, 2020 will be remembered as the year their world was turned...

Roundup: COVID-19’s ‘Airborne’ Risk; Update on...

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COVID-19 cases are surging, and so, too, are myths and misinformation about one of the most effective steps people can take to protect themselves from...

Your Lungs Aren’t the Only Thing...

Although our respiratory system may be the primary target of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, there is growing consensus within the medical community that the...

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Need-to-Know Facts About Dehydration, Heat Exhaustion...

Even by South Florida standards, Miami-Dade has been extraordinarily hot this summer, breaking several daily records for high temperatures throughout June. The higher temperatures result...