Tag: healthy habits

10 Tips for Avoiding Weight Gain During...

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

December 16, 2019

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

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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