Tag: exercise & fitness

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

How to Prevent, Ease Back Pain During...

This prolonged phase of working or sheltering-in-place at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic is probably putting pressure on your...

May 27, 2020

Roundup: Too Much Sitting & Heart Disease;...

Too Much Sitting Among Post-Menopausal Women Increases Heart Disease Risk, Researchers Say Sitting for too long on a regular basis...

February 21, 2020

Heart of the Runner: Cardiologist, Cath Lab...

The nurses and technicians at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute‘s Cardiac Catheterization Lab (Cath Lab) advise heart patients to do...

February 5, 2020

Tips for Cancer Survivors Who Want to...

Running has become a very popular sport and fun activity these days. Every weekend there is some 5K, 10K, half-marathon...

January 28, 2020

10 Exercises You Can Do at Home...

It happens to all of us – you’re in a time crunch. Not enough time to get to the gym, but...

January 27, 2020

Roundup: Alcohol-Related Deaths Surge; Best Diets for...

U.S. Alcohol-Related Deaths More Than Double Over Last Two Decades The number of U.S. adults who have died from alcohol-related...

January 10, 2020

Sticking to That Fitness Resolution: Here’s How...

Was your 2020 resolution to join a gym? Exercise? Eat healthier meals?  Do you make the same resolution every January, only to...

January 8, 2020

Roundup: Some Flavored e-Cigs Banned; Intermittent Fasting...

FDA Bans Certain Flavored Vaping Products to Curb e-Cig Use by Youth The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it...

January 3, 2020

Roundup: Alcohol’s Link to Cancer Risk; Flu...

Even Light Alcohol Consumption Shows Increased Cancer Risk in New Study Drinking any type of alcohol can contribute to cancers...

December 13, 2019

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Q&A on Wearing a Mask: It’s...

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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With South Florida’s year-round warm weather, outdoor sports like golf, tennis and running are always popular – especially now as many of us begin to...

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...

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As a second wave of COVID-19 cases continues to spread across South Florida, Baptist Health is commited to caring for the community, especially those with...

Roundup: Obesity’s Link to Severe COVID-19...

CDC: Obesity Now Most Common U.S. Health Condition to Raise Risk of Severe COVID-19 Illness After reviewing published reports, pre-print studies, and various other data...

Grilling Foods Safely for July 4th...

During the long 4th of July holiday and throughout the summer, grilling food safely should be of concern for families in South Florida.  According to...

Fireworks Safety Update for This 4th...

This year, if you’re planning to attend a gathering for the Fourth of July holiday, social distancing guidelines should be top-of-mind. But if fireworks are...

Miami Cancer Institute Researchers Pivot to...

Physician scientists at Miami Cancer Institute are leveraging their research expertise and clinical technology to develop novel treatments for COVID-19. Jump-starting new studies in a...

Hip Arthroscopy: Minimally Invasive Procedure to...

With advances in surgical instrumentation and techniques, hip arthroscopy has evolved to help patients with certain injuries or positional hip pain to return to normal...