Tag: Fitness

How Many Steps Mean ‘Moderate’ Exercise?

The number of steps taken each day has become a key barometer of exercise as many Americans sport a smartphone,...

February 13, 2019

Miami Marathon Profiles 2018: Why They Run

Runners training for the Fitbit Miami Marathon and Half Marathon on January 28 share their motivations for running. Here are...

January 18, 2018

Anti-Gravity Treadmill Helps Patients Bounce Back (Video)

If you’ve ever had an injury that made it difficult to walk, you may have discovered that putting weight on...

May 22, 2017

Roundup: CDC Urges Flu Shots as Vaccination...

Officials are most concerned that not enough older adults are getting vaccinated against the influenza virus.

September 30, 2016

Summer Travel: 6 Tips for Fitness on...

Sticking to your workout routine can be difficult while traveling. Whether you’re whisked away to a tropical island or headed...

July 6, 2016

FDA Unveils Revamped Food Label With ‘Added...

The updated label will include new details on how much sugar is added to packaged foods as part of a...

May 20, 2016

Workout Trends: The 7-Minute Workout

One of the hottest topics in the fitness industry right now is not how much exercise we should be completing,...

March 2, 2016

Food for Thought: Marathon Tips From Dietitians

Caption: Team Nutrition, (pictured above), featuring Baptist Health dietitians at the Corporate Run. From left: Carla Duenas, Cathy Clark-Reyes, Natalie...

January 21, 2016

Marathon Profiles 2016: Why They Run (Part...

(This is the second in a series of three articles this month focusing on runners taking part in the Miami...

January 18, 2016

Dehydration Named Minor Role Player During NBA...

During the highly competitive series, cramps, dizziness and other symptoms of dehydration have hit key players on both teams.

June 16, 2015

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Keeping A Healthy Pace: Experts Advise...

If you’ve been training for months for your first marathon, as many have done for the upcoming 2022 Life Time Miami Marathon & Half on...

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Because there is a history of cancer in her family, April Magen has always been extra vigilant about her health. Her grandmother, whom she was...

COVID-19 Roundup: Latest on N95 Mask...

Without Choosing One Type Over Another, CDC Now Says N95, KN95 Masks are Preferable The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated...

When Should Runners Worry About Surging...

If you’re a regular runner — or going as far as training for a marathon or half-marathon — you’ve probably had those worrisome moments when...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What You Need...

Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common conditions affecting the hand and is highly responsive to treatment, says Dalibel Bravo, M.D., a board-certified,...

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 advice takes the form of...

New Front-Line Drug Therapy for Stroke...

Since 1995, patients arriving at a hospital within 4.5 hours of onset of stroke symptoms have been treated with alteplase, a type of tPA medication...

Beating the Odds: Pancreatic Cancer Survivor...

At the start of 2019, Bob Dickinson got a diagnosis no one wants ― pancreatic cancer. Until very recently, pancreatic cancer cases rarely have had...

Roundup: Immunocompromised Eligible for Additional Booster;...

More People, Especially the Immunocompromised, are Eligible for Additional Vaccine Doses as Omicron Cases Surge Eligibility for boosters expanded this month, with the U.S. Centers...