Tag: exercise & fitness

Roundup: 30% Develop ‘Long COVID’ in New...

New Study: At Least 30% of Those Infected Suffered from ‘Long COVID’ New research has found that 30 percent of...

April 22, 2022

Roundup: How Even Mild COVID Can Affect...

Long COVID Study Finds Notable Changes in Brains of Those Mildly Infected As people age, they lose a miniscule amount...

March 11, 2022

Roundup: Fitness Linked to Lower Alzheimer’s Risk;...

Study: Physical Fitness Can Lower Your Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Physical fitness goes a long way toward a healthier life,...

March 4, 2022

Why ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ Are Good Medicine

Getting a prescription for a medication is nothing new. Neither is getting your doctor’s advice to exercise regularly. When that...

January 18, 2022

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...

January 13, 2022

Fitness Resolution Injuries: Exercise Equipment Mishaps and...

Many people are vowing to get into shape as their 2022 resolution — only to find unwelcome barriers that include...

January 4, 2022

Figuring Your Ideal Weight – And Why...

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

December 29, 2021

For People with Arthritis, Exercising Regularly and...

If you have some degree of arthritis — as do an estimated one quarter of the adult U.S. population —...

December 14, 2021

Top Hydration Tips for Runners and Anyone...

Runners across South Florida are starting to train hard for upcoming distance events during fall and winter months, covering 5K,...

November 4, 2021

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

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Ultrasounds, pregnancy announcements, gender reveal parties, baby showers and childbirth classes—the events and celebrations centered around a new baby bring immeasurable joy to many expectant...

Neuro-Rehabilitation at Baptist Health: Putting Patients...

For many people who have suffered a neurological injury such as a stroke, movement disorder or brain injury, regaining movement and function can be a...

Stroke Awareness: Act F.A.S.T.

Strokes can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time. Knowing the signs of stroke and seeking immediate medical attention are the keys to saving lives...

Cardiac Surgery Reinvented: Landmark Minimally Invasive...

Most people are familiar with the complexity and critical nature of “open-heart surgery” — whether it’s a triple, double, or a quadruple bypass. Of the...

Miami Cancer Institute Pharmacy Team Recognized...

Miami Cancer Institute’s Pharmacy Team has received the 2022 Warren E. Weaver/Richard P. Penna Award, presented annually by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS), according...

Help Finding the Best Mental Health...

Your anxiety has crept to new levels, you’re feeling overwhelmed at work, you’re having relationship difficulties, you find yourself wanting to withdraw from friends and...

After Daughter’s Death, Baptist Health Employee...

Soraya Morgynn Stevens loved the water. From her very first bath, she was always happiest when splashing in the tub, says her mother, Sophia Brizeus,...

Roundup: CDC’s Alert on Hepatitis Outbreak...

Details of CDC’s Alert on Outbreak of Hepatitis Among Kids Under 6 Years of Age The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued...

Urinary Leakage and Other Pelvic Floor...

You’re in good company if, in the middle of your tennis game, you feel an unmistakable wetness in your pants. Urinary incontinence, or involuntary urine...

Deciphering Brain Tumors, Both Malignant and...

During Brain Tumor Awareness Month in May, experts help educate everyone about a potentially frightening diagnosis. An estimated 700,000 Americans are living with a primary brain tumor....