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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Roundup: COVID’s Link to Type 1...

Researchers Indicate High Risk of Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis in Children Following COVID Infection Children who were infected with COVID-19 show a substantially higher risk of developing...

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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is a serious but preventable medical condition that often goes undiagnosed and can sometimes be fatal. Doctors at Baptist Health’s Miami...

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Kids with Cancer, Now Survivors: Proton...

When Harry Silberberg, 22, graduates from Florida International University at the end of the school year, he’ll celebrate a milestone he wasn’t sure he’d reach....

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When it comes to risk factors for cardiovascular disease, Hulon Moorman ticked all the boxes. Family history? His mother had a host of cardiac conditions...

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U.S. Health Panel Urges Anxiety Disorder Screenings for Adults Under 65 For the first time, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), an influential panel...

Hispanics and Their Health: Understanding Higher...

As the nation marks Hispanic Heritage Month 2022, it’s vitally important to understand that Hispanic Americans are more likely to develop diabetes – a 66...