Tag: Neuroscience Center

Roundup: Global Study Finds 9 of 10...

Stroke is the fifth-leading cause of death in the United States, but nine out of 10 strokes are preventable, according...

July 22, 2016

On Pins and Needles: Understanding Peripheral Neuropathy

Neuropathy can be a serious degenerative condition that acts as a signpost for other illnesses.

May 12, 2016

Roundup: Senate Bill Targets Painkiller Abuse, Heroin...

The U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan bill this week that helps communities tackle the illegal use of opioid painkillers and...

March 11, 2016

News Roundup: More TV Means Less Brain...

Studies have shown that people who spend too much time as a couch potato in front of the TV are at...

December 4, 2015

High School Football: New Lesson on Concussions

Beginning this football season, all high school athletes in Florida must complete courses on concussions provided by the National Federation...

October 1, 2015

Football Helmets Offer Little Protection from Concussions

Football helmets only reduce the risk of traumatic brain injury by 20 percent, compared to not wearing a helmet, according...

March 14, 2014

Expanding Innovation at Baptist Hospital

New programs to treat aneurysms on an outpatient basis. Advanced research into cardiovascular disease. Sophisticated equipment that will help doctors...

April 24, 2013

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Roundup: Social Media and Teen Health;...

Heavy Social Media Use Hurts Teen’s Mental Health A new study suggests social media use may harm the mental health of teenagers by increasing their...

#Healthy Recipe: Grilled Pork Chops with...

Pork chops are an excellent source of protein, vitamin B12, potassium, iron, magnesium and zinc. Eating a lean cut of pork, such as tenderloin, loin roast...

A Healthy Lunchbox: As Easy As...

Lunch is an important time for kids to refuel their minds for classroom success as well as for after-school sports. Here are simple tips for...

Aggressive Therapy Keeps Athletic Dreams on...

Max Diaz’s entire future hinged on how well — and how quickly — he could recover from a catastrophic elbow dislocation. A champion high school...

Overcoming Breastfeeding Challenges, Debunking Common Myths

While breastfeeding is a natural process, it can be daunting, especially for a new mom. However, breastfeeding provides unmatched health benefits for both mothers and...

High Anxiety — Kids, School and...

With the new school year comes plenty of stress and anxiety for both students and parents. Being aware of the stressors your children face –...

Roundup: Sesame Allergy on the Rise;...

Sesame Allergy More Widespread Than Previously Thought, Report Finds More than 1.5 million U.S. adults and children had a sesame allergy — about five times...

Mosquito-Borne Dengue Advisory: What You Need...

South Florida health officials are urging residents to take precautions after confirming a case of mosquito-borne dengue in Miami-Dade County. The Florida Department of Health...

Tips on Creating the ‘Fitness Habit’

When it comes to losing weight and getting fit, most people try to rely on willpower instead of developing a strategy for changing habits.

Breastfeeding: Maintaining a Nutritious Diet

A breastfeeding diet is much the same as during pregnancy, with a few differences. It’s important to have a variety of foods to make sure...