Tag: healthy habits

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

Fitness Goals: Focus on Behaviors, Not Weight

If your goal is to reach and maintain a healthy weight, assess the following behaviors to determine if you should...

December 10, 2015

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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...

Troubling Trend: More Kids Under 6...

The number of children under the age of 6 rushed to ERs after swallowing small objects — especially such items as button batteries, coins and...

Head and Neck Cancers: Latest on...

Each year, approximately 110,000 U.S. adults are diagnosed with “head and neck” cancers. While most diagnoses are in people older than 50, it is increasingly...

#BaptistHealthy: Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet potato hash is healthy, homemade and hearty. Roasted sweet potato, bell pepper, onion and rosemary are the makings of this winning hash. It also...

Hepatitis A on the Rise: What...

Parts of South Florida are seeing an increase in cases of hepatitis A, a vaccine-preventable, communicable disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis A...

Roundup: Poor Diets vs. Smoking; Don’t...

Poor Diets Linked to More Deaths Globally Than Smoking, Says Major New Study Unhealthy eating — fueled by a high intake of sodium, sugary foods...

Eggs and Cholesterol: Unscrambling the Latest...

Another much-hyped study has served up yet more confusion about eggs and their impact on our health, particularly cholesterol — one of the major risk...