Tag: injury prevention

Tips for Marathoners: Beating Physical, Mental Challenges

Several months of intense physical training will result in the ultimate test of endurance on Sunday, Jan. 27, as more...

January 17, 2019

Clarifying the R.I.C.E. Method for Minor Injuries

When should you implement the R.I.C.E. method after a soft-tissue injury? RICE stands for rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Most...

October 30, 2018

Injury Prevention Tips for Triathletes

There’s little doubt that triathletes are a special breed of competitors, with required training in disciplines covering the popular sport’s...

September 27, 2018

Take A Stand: Help Prevent Falls and...

Each year, more than one in four adults aged 65 and older will fall. For this group, falls are the...

September 20, 2018

Treating Common Summer Injuries (Video)

Summer is synonymous with fun in the sun – kids playing outside, time at the beach or pool and vacations....

June 28, 2018

March Madness: 5 Tips for Basketball Safety

It’s March Madness and the court is calling you. However, be warned -- a pickup game can cost you more...

March 21, 2016

Watch Now: Burns and Other Holiday Dangers...

Every year, burns linked to fireworks create danger and potential tragedy for thousands of families in the U.S.

June 30, 2015

Tips to kick off 2013 for a...

At this time of year we’re all looking for ways to improve our fitness levels and lose the extra weight...

December 19, 2012

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Healthy Recipe: Easy Balela Salad

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B.E.S.T. Responders Tend to Stroke Patients...

To say that time is critical for stroke patients coming into the ER is an understatement. The team of healthcare professionals at Baptist Hospital, working...

Cancer and Nutrition: ‘Individualized Approach’ is...

For people with cancer and cancer survivors, nutrition is a crucial but often underestimated part of treatment and ongoing patient care. Both the disease and...

Stroke Questions Answered: Why are Rates...

Stroke is the No. 5 cause of death for adults in the United States and the No. 1 cause of disability, according to the American...

Changing Lives Through Day of Smiles...

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Roundup: Heart Failure Deaths Rising; Alcohol-Related...

Deaths from Heart Failure Rising Among Younger U.S. Adults, Research Says Fueled in part by the prevalence of obesity and diabetes, more U.S. adults are...

Uterine Fibroids: More Advanced Treatment Options

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that grow in the wall of the uterus, often affecting women during their childbearing years.  Fibroids can be smaller than...

FDA Approves Device for Heart Valve...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new device, the Lotus Edge, to better assist doctors when replacing aortic valves using a...