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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Roundup: Latest on ‘Too Much Sitting’;...

Americans are Still Sitting for Too Long Or Less Active, New Research Shows Despite awareness campaigns and recommendations from doctors, dietitians and fitness trainers, Americans...

Prescription Drug ‘Take-Back Day’: Here’s How...

Too often, unused prescription drugs find their way into the wrong hands, states the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. As part of its onging campaign to...

Healthy Recipe: Roasted Carrots

Roasted carrots are an easy, healthy, and affordable side dish. Considered the ultimate health food, carrots are rich in vitamin A, minerals and fiber. This...

World Immunization Week: Outbreaks Are Slowing...

World Immunization Week, running April 24-30, promotes the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease, especially children. In 2017, the number...

‘Added Sugars’ on U.S. Food Labels...

New rules requiring “Nutrition Facts” food and drink labels to indicate the presence of so-called added sugars could have significant health and cost-saving benefits throughout...

More on Head, Neck Cancers: ‘Game-Changing’...

Immunotherapy will be a “game-changing” treatment for head and neck cancers, while more clinical trials are on the horizon for Miami Cancer Institute. This is...

Roundup: Top Sleep Health Myths Online;...

These Common Sleep Myths Could Hurt Your Health, Researchers Find People can do fine with five or fewer hours of sleep every night, right? Wrong....

Spinal Fusion in Spotlight With Tiger...

Tiger Woods’ remarkable comeback to win the Masters championship is being celebrated as a great sports achievement. But an increasingly common and effective treatment for...

Healthy Passover Recipes: Creative Uses of...

Tradition reigns supreme at the Passover dinner table, but that still leaves plenty of room to get creative with recipes.  While most people associate Passover...

Healthy Recipe: Bunny Face Brown Rice...

In case you missed the piles of candy bunnies and chocolate eggs in the stores, Easter is around the corner. More holidays have become strongly...