Tag: exercise & fitness

New Study: Aim for 7,000-10,000 Steps a...

Logging in your daily steps on any of a multitude of apps available has become a common practice, even during...

September 21, 2021

Men, You Don’t have to ‘Pump Iron’...

Men are well known for putting off regular medical checkups — and they’re also known for coming up with excuses...

August 17, 2021

Benefits of Exercise for Women Include Lower...

The benefits of regular exercise for overall health cannot be overstated. Combined with a healthy diet and weight management, being...

August 4, 2021

5 Tips for Healthy, Injury-Free Running

Olympic track and field athletes are highly trained and conditioned to avoid injury. But for everyone else who runs regularly...

July 30, 2021

Inspired by the Olympics? Here are Top...

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

July 27, 2021

Exercise and Your Health: How Being Fit...

New studies have heralded another major advantage to being physically active or taking part in a regular exercise routine: Those...

July 14, 2021

Returning to Exercise Post-COVID-19

Returning to exercise after an illness like COVID-19 takes planning and patience, says Maria Kyriacou, M.D., a primary care sports...

May 26, 2021

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,...

April 24, 2021

Tracking Your Fitness: How to Walk an...

If you want help to follow through with your goal of becoming more active, you may want to invest in...

January 26, 2021

‘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

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World Spine Day: Pandemic Pushes Low...

Long before the pandemic, back pain was the second-most common cause of a visit to the doctor after the common cold. Issues with the cervical...

A Lifesaving Shower for Cancer Survivor

Rather than using her usual soap and a loofah in the shower, Charlenne Miranda picked up some shower gel. It was a move that she...

U.S. Panel: Restrict or Stop Daily...

New draft guidelines by a U.S. panel of experts urges further restrictions of daily aspirin intake to lower the risk of a first heart attack...

Fear of COVID-19 Almost Leads to...

As a clinical art therapist for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Morgen Chesonis-Gonzalez is always diligent about getting her annual mammogram and other health screenings during...

Examining Benign Breast Conditions

Annual screening mammograms can detect breast cancer at an early stage when it is most treatable, but often mammograms show other irregularities in the breasts...

When the Breast Surgeon Becomes the...

As a breast surgical oncologist at Miami Cancer Institute and someone with a family history of breast cancer, I practice what I preach when it...

Knee Pain in Adults – Causes...

About 30 percent of adults will experience chronic knee pain, says Charles M. Lawrie, M.D., a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon at Miami Orthopedics & Sports...

Under 40? Know Your Risk for...

If you’re a woman under the age of 40, chances are you are in the prime of your career. You may also be busy pursuing...

COVID-19 Roundup: Pfizer Seeks FDA Approval...

Pfizer-BioNTech Submit Request With FDA to Authorize Vaccine for Kids, Ages 5-11 Pfizer and BioNTech have officially submitted their request to the U.S. Food and...