Tag: exercise & fitness

‘Too Far, Too Fast’ — Physician Q&A...

During the COVID-19 pandemic, both experienced and newbie runners have hit the roads and parks to offset the effects of...

January 13, 2021

Top 5 Exercise Motivators for 2021

There are well-proven motivating factors that can help you stay on track, or get you started on a program long...

January 4, 2021

Figuring Your Ideal Weight

A BMI “body mass index” quickly configures a status number (18.5-24.9 considered “normal”) using your height and weight. But a...

December 30, 2020

Roundup: Flu Rates Decline; Fitness Apps Surge;...

CDC: Flu Cases Down as Precautions Against COVID-19 Help Prevent ‘Twindemic’ Higher flu vaccination rates, combined with the social distancing,...

December 24, 2020

Being Heart Healthy is About ‘Eating Patterns’...

As the first “shelter-in-place” orders went into effect in March of this year, the American Heart Association (AHA) intensified its...

December 23, 2020

How Much Exercise Will Offset 10 or...

Too much sitting, or as much as 10 hours a day of not moving around, can increase your risk of...

December 7, 2020

A Side Effect of Working from Home:...

The prolonged, six-month phase of working from home since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on...

September 15, 2020

Quarantine 15: What is it? Why is...

“Quarantine 15” is the new “Freshman 15” — which referred to students starting in college who end up with unwanted,...

August 6, 2020

Getting Back to the Gym? Here’s Expert...

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

July 13, 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

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Researchers: COVID-19 Can Provide Immunity From Reinfection for At Least 5 Months Scientists with Public Health England have found that naturally acquired immunity in people...

Marcus Neuroscience Institute’s Advanced Neuro-interventional Suite...

Marcus Neuroscience Institute’s new advanced neuro-interventional suite has the first-in-the-nation distinction of featuring two state-of-the-art technologies at one location: Boca Raton Regional Hospital, part of...

Outpatient Procedure Can Instantly Relieve Chronic...

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Screenings: Which to Get & Which...

What’s the difference between diagnostic tests and screening tests? How do doctors decide which ones you need?  Why are some conditions under-screened or over-screened?  And...

Dementia & Memory Disorders: When Certain...

We all occasionally draw a blank on a password or forget where we left our keys. Developing some minor memory issues can be a part...

Pituitary Tumors & Vision Issues: Grateful...

Carol Bailey does not hesitate to let someone know that she enjoys “life tremendously.” She loves to take motorcycle trips with her husband. They go...

Roundup: Asymptomatic Persons Transmit 59% of...

New CDC Data: 59% of COVID-19 Cases Spread by Persons With No Symptoms People infected with COVID-19 who have no symptoms transmit more than half...

Primary Care and Endocrinology Patients Have...

Baptist Health South Florida’s new wellness and medical complex in Plantation, which opened recently at 1228 South Pine Island Road just north of I-595, has...

Memory Loss & Dementia: Are You...

We’ve all forgotten where we left our car keys, or the name of an old acquaintance. It’s not uncommon to develop some memory issues as a...

‘Too Far, Too Fast’ — Physician...

During the COVID-19 pandemic, both experienced and newbie runners have hit the roads and parks to offset the effects of spending more time at home...