Tag: healthy habits

Healthy Brunches: Do’s and Don’ts

As the weekend approaches, plans may call for a Father’s Day brunch. After all, brunch can be a great time...

June 13, 2019

10 Tips to Maintain, Not Gain, Weight...

While the holidays are usually not the best time to try and lose weight, it is possible to avoid gaining...

December 24, 2018

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

Watch Now: 15 Minutes to Better Health...

(VIDEO: Visitors to the West Kendall Walmart can now get a health screening in 15 minutes or less.) A routine...

March 3, 2016

South Miami Hospital Hosts The Underline (VIDEO)

Walk, bike and take transit to better health - in Miami! That's the vision of a not-for-profit organization seeking to...

February 9, 2016

Marathon Racers Gear Up for Health &...

Not even rain could dampen the enthusiasm of racers lacing up for the 2016 Miami Marathon and Half Marathon. This year’s...

January 22, 2016

New U.S. Guidelines: ‘Added Sugars’ Less Than...

For the first time, the U.S. government provides a limit to the amount of added sugar that should be consumed...

January 7, 2016

Exercise Without Breaking Your Budget

There are many low-cost alternatives that will help you get in shape without breaking your budget. Here are a few...

January 5, 2016

New Year’s Resolution: Controlling Diabetes (Video)

(Video: Clair Hefner, R.N., a certified-diabetes educator with the Diabetes Care Center at Mariners Hospital, offers tips for managing diabetes.)...

January 4, 2016

U.S. Panel Urges Cholesterol-Lowering Statins for Some...

The task force said the medications will be of most benefit for people with a 10 percent risk of heart...

December 23, 2015

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Roundup: Cancer Survivors Face Higher Heart...

Cancer Survivors may be at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Researchers Say More people than ever are surviving cancer because of advancements in treatment and...

Contact Lens Health Requires Your Focus

More than 45 million people in the U.S. wear contact lenses. For the most part, they are convenient and easy-to-use during work or play. While...

‘Severe’ Lung Disease Cases Linked to...

Potential health risks associated with “vaping” have intensified with reports of serious lung illnesses in at least 14 states that public health officials say may...

Back-to-School Nutrition: Start With a Healthy...

Summer is over and school is in session. For parents, this means getting packed lunches ready every morning or relying on school cafeterias to provide...

High Anxiety — Kids, School and...

What to look for in your child, and how you can help. With the new school year comes plenty of stress and anxiety for both...

Roundup: Social Media and Teen Health;...

Heavy Social Media Use Hurts Teen’s Mental Health A new study suggests social media use may harm the mental health of teenagers by increasing their...

#Healthy Recipe: Grilled Pork Chops with...

Pork chops are an excellent source of protein, vitamin B12, potassium, iron, magnesium and zinc. Eating a lean cut of pork, such as tenderloin, loin roast...

A Healthy Lunchbox: As Easy As...

Lunch is an important time for kids to refuel their minds for classroom success as well as for after-school sports. Here are simple tips for...

Aggressive Therapy Keeps Athletic Dreams on...

Max Diaz’s entire future hinged on how well — and how quickly — he could recover from a catastrophic elbow dislocation. A champion high school...

Overcoming Breastfeeding Challenges, Debunking Common Myths

While breastfeeding is a natural process, it can be daunting, especially for a new mom. However, breastfeeding provides unmatched health benefits for both mothers and...