Tag: exercise & fitness

Roundup: ‘Screen Time’ Effect on Toddlers; Walk...

Study: Too Much ‘Screen Time’ Lowers Brain Development in Toddlers No more than one hour a day of “screen time”...

November 8, 2019

New Guidelines Urge ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ to Help...

New guidelines published by a panel of experts urge physicians to “prescribe” exercise to help reduce the risk of certain...

November 6, 2019

Roundup: Mosquito-Borne Illness Advisory; More Ex-Smokers Face...

Third Case of Mosquito-Borne Dengue Confirmed in Miami-Dade Another locally transmitted case of dengue fever has been confirmed in Miami-Dade...

August 30, 2019

Tips on Creating the ‘Fitness Habit’

When it comes to losing weight and getting fit, most people try to rely on willpower instead of developing a...

August 7, 2019

#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Exercise on the Go

It can be hard to stick to your fitness routine while traveling.  Chantis Mantilla, Ph.D., community health manager at Baptist...

July 17, 2019

10,000 Steps Daily? How Many Do You...

Taking 10,000 steps a day for optimal health has become a widely held belief. But walking that much may not...

July 15, 2019

#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Power of Breath

De-stress, focus and wind down with these simple breathing techniques that can help lower blood pressure, reduce anxiety, lower stress...

June 19, 2019

5 Tips for Healthy, Injury-Free Running

Today is Global Running Day, a day where people from 140 countries pledge to take part in some type of...

June 5, 2019

Roundup: Latest on ‘Too Much Sitting’; Toxins...

Americans are Still Sitting for Too Long Or Less Active, New Research Shows Despite awareness campaigns and recommendations from doctors,...

April 26, 2019

Tips for Giving the Gift of Health...

Looking for that perfect gift for family or friends this holiday season? Why not make it a healthy one? The...

December 20, 2017

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Officials with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say they have found a “very strong culprit” behind a nationwide outbreak of vaping-related...

Roundup: ‘Screen Time’ Effect on Toddlers;...

Study: Too Much ‘Screen Time’ Lowers Brain Development in Toddlers No more than one hour a day of “screen time” on digital devices is recommended...

e-Cigs and Vaping: Know the Major...

Nicotine is a very addictive chemical and remains widely available in the form of traditional tobacco products, such as cigarettes, and now in e-cigarettes, or...

New Guidelines Urge ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ to...

New guidelines published by a panel of experts urge physicians to “prescribe” exercise to help reduce the risk of certain cancers — and improve the...

Measles Can Erase Immune System’s Memory,...

Measles is one of the most contagious viruses in the world, and beyond flu-like symptoms and a rash that begins in the head area, measles...

Targeted Therapy Gives New Hope to...

For people diagnosed with certain types of cancer, hope can be distressingly elusive. That’s especially true with pancreatic cancer, an insidious disease that offers few...

Roundup: Heart-Failure Deaths Rising; ‘Severe Obesity’...

Deaths from Heart Failure Rising, Especially in Those 65 and Older, Study Says As the portion of the population age 65 and older is increasing...

‘Fall Back’ to Better Sleep Health

“Daylight saving time” (DST) ends officially this Sunday at 2 a.m. The “fall back” time of year means we gain an extra hour of sleep....