Tag: exercise & fitness

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

Why They Run (Part II): Marathoners Share...

In the second of our two-part series,  four more participants training for the Miami Marathon and Half Marathon on January...

January 25, 2017

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For decades, public health experts have warned us about the negative consequences of the obesity epidemic. The numbers continue to rise, however, with no sign...

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Gabriel Paolo, 75, a retired chemist who worked for years in pharmaceuticals, was still very active with side businesses and enjoying the company of his...