Tag: holiday safety

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

Social Jet Lag & Sleep: Is Your...

Staying out until the wee hours and then sleeping in on the weekends can cause “social jet lag.” This sleep...

December 9, 2014

Safe Travel: Driving While Alert

Safety tips about toys, candles, electric lights and drunk-driving are important messages during the holiday season. But warnings about the...

December 20, 2013

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Care On Demand Ushers in a...

For those old enough to remember when doctors used to make house calls, there is a fast-growing trend in healthcare that now brings the doctor...

Roundup: High Blood Pressure & Pregnancy;...

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Rises Dramatically Since 1970, New Study Finds There has been a sharp rise in high blood pressure among pregnant women...

#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Burpee Breakdown

Burpees are considered a cardio-strength exercise that increases your heart rate while building muscle. Burpees involve your entire body, particularly your arms and shoulders. This...

Proton Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer with...

Many men half his age would be hard-pressed to match Alberto Gonzalez’s energy, enthusiasm and determination. After undergoing treatment for prostate cancer over the past...

Vaping-Linked Deaths, Lung Disease Cases are...

Five confirmed deaths and nearly 500 cases of lung illness are now potentially linked to e-cigarette products, according to U.S. public health officials investigating the...

Processing ‘Biospecimens’ Propels Cancer-Fighting Discoveries

Headline-making advances in precision medicine rely on more than funding and facilities. Without access to donated human tissue, these discoveries would be impossible. Every person’s...

Roundup: Soda Habit and Health Risks;...

Just Two Soft Drinks a Day Could Increase Risk of Early Death, New Research Finds Researchers have found that drinking two or more soft drinks...

Prostate Cancer: More Men are Benefiting...

Prostate cancer is the second-most common and the second leading cause of cancer death among men in the United States. But the U.S. rate of...

How Fiber is Key to a...

Most people understand that fiber helps keep the digestive tract flowing, by keeping bowel movements regular. But there a many other benefits to fiber-rich diets,...

Obesity, Hypertension Harming Progress Against Heart...

Many years of progress in fighting heart disease, which remains the No. 1 killer of all Americans, seems to have plateaued, and may be reversing,...