Tag: high blood pressure

Roundup: Nearly 30% of Teens may be...

New Research: Nearly 30% of 12- to 19-Year-Olds May Have Prediabetes The rate of prediabetes among U.S. teens and adolescents,...

April 8, 2022

Here’s How to Properly Monitor Your Blood...

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is very common across the U.S., affecting an estimated one out of every two or...

October 7, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: Those with Antibodies Show ‘Substantial...

NIH Study: Those Who Test Positive for COVID Antibodies Appear to have ‘Substantial Immunity’ People who test positive for COVID-19...

March 5, 2021

Primary Care Q&A: Here’s Why It’s Vital...

Want to take control of your health in 2021? A good place to start is a visit with a primary...

January 12, 2021

Controlling Your Blood Pressure in Times of...

Most people know this vital health measurement as a top and bottom number, which refers to the pressure of blood...

November 2, 2020

High Blood Pressure: Know Your Numbers

Did you know it’s a myth that high blood pressure mostly affects people over the age of 60? Nearly half...

August 11, 2020

Monitoring, Treating High Blood Pressure in the...

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is very common across the U.S., with an estimated one out of every two or...

June 1, 2020

Prescribed, Pure Omega-3 Fish Oil to Help...

Prescribing high doses of purified EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish oil, can prevent heart attacks and strokes...

May 18, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Forms Public-Private Team to...

CDC Launches ‘Genomics’ Group to Share COVID-19 Sequencing Data Nationwide The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has...

May 8, 2020

Coronavirus Roundup: Hypertension Most Common in N.Y....

NY State Deaths: 86% had Underlying Illnesses, Led by Hypertension and Diabetes, New Data Shows New York’s Department of Health...

April 17, 2020

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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...

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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...