Tag: exercise & fitness

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

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

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Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute was born in two windowless rooms tucked behind Baptist Hospital’s Emergency Center. It was the brainchild of interventional radiologist Barry...

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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After surviving two life-threatening aortic dissections, Ted Dienst, M.D., knew he needed careful monitoring. He found that care at Boca Raton Regional Hospital with W....

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....

Innovative Clinical Program at Miami Cardiac...

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...