Tag: drug abuse

Ask the Therapist: Alcohol, Addiction and the...

Last year when COVID-19 hit, alcohol became an essential coping mechanism for many Americans, spurring a 54 percent increase in...

August 19, 2021

Roundup: Kids Overdosing on Opioids; At-Home Genetic...

Opioid-Related Hospitalizations of Children More Than Doubles As the opioid crisis continues to sweep the nation, children are also falling...

March 9, 2018

Emergency Departments on Front Line of Opioid...

A presidential announcement Thursday declared a U.S. public health emergency because of the hundreds of people who are dying daily...

October 27, 2017

Curbing the Opioid Epidemic

When Florida Governor Rick Scott declared the state’s opioid epidemic a public health emergency in May, many in healthcare applauded....

September 21, 2017

Food and Drug Interactions: Which Combinations to...

Food and drug interactions can increase or decrease the effectiveness of your medicine. These interactions can happen with prescription or...

October 25, 2016

Roundup: FDA Broadens Warnings Against Mixing Opioids...

The FDA said this week that it is equiring nearly 400 products to carry a "black box warning" focusing on...

September 2, 2016

Health & Safety Tips for College Students

Do you have a college-bound student in your household? You’re not alone. College attendance has spiked, with 20.2 million students...

August 26, 2015

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Primary care sports medicine physician Michael Swartzon, M.D., is one of three team physicians from Baptist Health Orthopedic Care that look after the Miami Dolphins,...

Hispanics and Their Health: Understanding Higher...

As the nation marks Hispanic Heritage Month 2022, it’s vitally important to understand that Hispanic Americans are more likely to develop diabetes – a 66...

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Chronic Pain Management: Wider Range of...

Chronic pain is one of the most common reasons adults seek medical care and it is often linked to restrictions in mobility and daily activities....

Going Against the Flow: Innovative TCAR...

A less invasive procedure to reduce the risk of stroke by clearing blockages of the carotid artery in the neck is being offered more widely...

Treating Underlying Vascular Disease Can Prevent...

Critical limb ischemia, or CLI, is a potentially life-threatening condition that can lead to amputation. It is a severe form of peripheral artery disease, a...

Roundup: Early Onset Cancers Surge in...

New Study: There’s Been a ‘Dramatic’ Rise in Early Onset Cancers in Adults Younger Than 50 Since 1990s Over the last three decades, there has...

Speedy Bear Brigade Brings Smiles to...

Some children grabbed the teddy bears and immediately clutched them in a strong embrace. Others reached out shyly when offered a bear, happy to have...