Tag: heat-related illness

Need-to-Know Facts About Dehydration, Heat Exhaustion and...

Living in a hot and humid climate always raises the risk of heat-related illnesses for both adults and children. Those...

June 1, 2022

Hot Topic: Staying Safe as Temperatures Rise

As summer begins to sizzle, babies and elderly people are most vulnerable to heat-related illnesses. But you might be surprised...

May 27, 2022

Heat Wave: How to Stay Healthy as...

Summer seems like the season when we should be most carefree. But it actually is associated with a spike in...

July 10, 2019

Heat-Related Illnesses: How to Spot Them and...

South Florida’s notorious summer heat, with that tropical injection of stifling humidity, peaks for several weeks as teen athletes start...

July 30, 2018

Student Athletes Cautioned About Post-Storm, Heat-Related Illness

Hurricane Irma sidelined student athletes from game play and practice. But some school teams are about to re-start practice about...

September 15, 2017

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Roundup: U.S. Experts Cannot Find ‘Sufficient’...

U.S. Task Force: No ‘Sufficient’ Evidence That Vitamin Supplements Prevent Heart Disease or Cancer For the average healthy adult with no known vitamin deficiency and...

Ask the Psychiatrist: Fireworks’ Effect on Stress...

Fireworks displays are a big part of many Fourth of July and New Year’s Eve celebrations, thrilling crowds as they fill the sky with streaking...

Migraines vs. Headaches: Know the Different...

For people who suffer from migraines, the pain is often described as an intense pulsing or throbbing in one area of the head. But for...

Baptist Health Emergency Medicine Specialist: “Fireworks...

Planning on celebrating the Fourth of July holiday with fireworks? Whether you’re lighting the fuse on some backyard fireworks or watching a professionally produced display,...

Surviving Cancer: Making the Most of...

At what point is a cancer patient a cancer survivor? It’s a question frequently asked of Darci McNally, LCSW, the director of oncology support services...

Toby Keith’s Health Revelation Prompts Reader...

Toby Keith fans were worried recently when the country music superstar revealed he has been treated for stomach cancer. “Will he be okay?” many asked....

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome vs. Bell’s Palsy:...

When singer Justin Bieber announced recently that he has Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, a rare condition that has paralyzed half his face, the news raised interest...

Exercising Outside Safely This Summer

Heat and humidity are facts of life during South Florida summers, as is the danger of heat-related illnesses. Don’t take the risk lightly. Learn what...

Baptist Health Acquires Sophisticated New Platform...

Always seeking to further the level of care available to cancer patients in the region, Baptist Health South Florida has added a sophisticated new radiosurgery...

Baptist Health Experts: Plan to Limit...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it plans to establish “a maximum nicotine level” to reduce the addictiveness of cigarettes and other combusted tobacco...