Tag: Natalie Castro-Romero

5 Ways to Control Your Child’s Sweet...

The average trick-or-treat haul contains three cups of sugar and 4,800 calories, according to researchers. For many families, Halloween is...

October 30, 2014

New Sugar Guidelines: Cut Down on Hidden...

How much sugar is hidden in your diet? Many folks consider their daily intake of sugar to be low because,...

June 19, 2014

Your Guide to Healthy Grocery Shopping

Healthy eating starts with the foods you buy and store in your pantry and refrigerator. In order to start living...

January 9, 2014

Should I be Gluten-free?

Food manufacturers and restaurants have increased their options to include gluten-free foods. This has caused a general increase in curiosity...

August 28, 2013

Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day!

At some point we have all learned ways to improve the way we eat for better health, but for many...

March 8, 2013

It’s a New Year and It’s Time...

As we said goodbye to 2012, it allowed us time to reflect on all of our accomplishments over the past...

January 17, 2013

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COVID-19 Roundup: Latest on N95 Mask...

Without Choosing One Type Over Another, CDC Now Says N95, KN95 Masks are Preferable The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated...

When Should Runners Worry About Surging...

If you’re a regular runner — or going as far as training for a marathon or half-marathon — you’ve probably had those worrisome moments when...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What You Need...

Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common conditions affecting the hand and is highly responsive to treatment, says Dalibel Bravo, M.D., a board-certified,...

Why ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ Are Good Medicine

Getting a prescription for a medication is nothing new. Neither is getting your doctor’s advice to exercise regularly. When that advice takes the form of...

New Front-Line Drug Therapy for Stroke...

Since 1995, patients arriving at a hospital within 4.5 hours of onset of stroke symptoms have been treated with alteplase, a type of tPA medication...

Beating the Odds: Pancreatic Cancer Survivor...

At the start of 2019, Bob Dickinson got a diagnosis no one wants ― pancreatic cancer. Until very recently, pancreatic cancer cases rarely have had...

Roundup: Immunocompromised Eligible for Additional Booster;...

More People, Especially the Immunocompromised, are Eligible for Additional Vaccine Doses as Omicron Cases Surge Eligibility for boosters expanded this month, with the U.S. Centers...

Resolve to Take Care of Your...

Self-care – and learning how to make it a part of your daily life – plays a key role in maintaining good mental health, and...

Knee and Hip Arthritis: Self-Assessment and...

Could the pain you are feeling be arthritis? Francisco J. Garcia, physician assistant at the arthritis clinic at Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, answered...

Omicron Wave Woes: COVID-19 in 2022

New year, new COVID surge. The Omicron variant has swept across the country, bringing with it new questions about testing, symptoms, quarantine guidelines, boosters, treatments,...