Tag: holiday safety

How to Avoid ‘Holiday Heart Syndrome’ and...

The holiday season is here and so is the annual warning about taking on too much stress and straying from...

December 13, 2021

Why You Shouldn’t Delay Care: Heart Attacks,...

The holiday season is here, and so is the annual uptick in the number of cardiovascular emergencies.   “The increased...

December 14, 2020

Emergency Care During COVID-19: Holiday Uptick in...

The holiday season is known for celebrations and cheer. It’s also recognized as a peak time of year for strokes...

December 9, 2020

Fireworks Safety Tips (With Infographic)

New Year’s Eve may not generate as many fireworks gatherings for the family as the Fourth of July does, but...

December 30, 2016

‘Home Alone’ Safety Tips (Infographic)

It's that time of year when school is out for the holiday season and parents may have to leave their...

December 21, 2016

Think Before You Drink at Holiday Gatherings...

Whether it's an official office holiday party or a celebration with family and friends, avoiding excessive alcohol consumption can save...

December 20, 2016

Serving Up A Safe Thanksgiving: Cooking Safety...

Medical and safety experts alike urge those cooking in the kitchen or outdoor with a turkey fryer to heed safety...

November 23, 2016

Healthy Cookouts: 10 Safe Food-Handling Tips

On the Fourth of July, family picnics and cookouts are popular traditions. To keep cookouts healthy and fun, be sure to...

June 23, 2016

Watch Now: Holiday Fireworks & Burn Safety...

(Caption: Ricardo Castrellon, M.D., a plastic surgeon, spoke to the Baptist Health South Florida news team about fire safety and...

December 15, 2015

Know Your Limits

Alcohol abuse can masquerade as holiday cheer during parties and family dinners. That’s especially true if you face a marathon...

December 19, 2014

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Ahhh, the holidays are finally here! It can be such a special time, with holiday parties, family fun, vacations and more. But if you feel...

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For too long, Gloria Nissinoff, 78, was unable resume an active life, whether it was working out at the gym, going for a walk, dancing...

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This week marks Antibiotics Awareness Week, an annual observance instituted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) to raise awareness of the...

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According to public health experts, three respiratory viruses – COVID, flu and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) — are all expected to surge this fall and...

Roundup: Death Rate from Heart Disease...

COVID Pandemic Reversed Decade of Progress in Lowering Heart-Disease Death Rate in U.S., Says CDC Preliminary Data Before 2020, death rates from heart disease had...

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Acne, also commonly known as pimples or zits, takes many forms and usually plagues teens and young adults — but can also affect people of...

Smokeout 2022: Concerning Trends Spur Vital...

About 34 million American adults still smoke cigarettes – while at least 2.5 million teenagers and an estimated 6 million young adults use smokeless tobacco...

Triumphing Over Diabetes: With Awareness and...

Leo Haviv was preparing for heart surgery when he learned he has type 2 diabetes. He recalls arguing with the medical staff — he never...