Tag: obesity

Roundup: Health Risks of Adding Salt to...

Regularly Adding Salt to Foods Can Increase Your Risk of Early Death by 28%: New Study It’s well established that...

July 15, 2022

Roundup: New Link Between Obesity and COVID-19;...

U.S.-Funded Study: Obesity, High BMI Raise Risk of Getting COVID-19 Infection — Not Just Severe Illness from the Virus Since...

June 3, 2022

Obesity and Your Health: Who’s a Candidate...

Clinical studies have confirmed that the pandemic has only intensified this country’s obesity epidemic.  Nearly half of all adults in...

May 2, 2022

Obesity and Bariatric Surgery: The Physical, Social...

The U.S. obesity prevalence was already approaching an alarming 45 percent of the population before the COVID pandemic. That rate...

November 12, 2021

Obesity & Bariatric Surgery

More than one-third of American adults are considered obese. It’s not just about being overweight. Obesity is linked to the...

November 10, 2021

Inspired by the Olympics? Here are Top...

There are well-proven motivating factors that can help you stay on track, or get you started on a program long...

July 27, 2021

How Gut Bacteria Affects Many Aspects of...

Most people don’t realize they share their bodies with trillions of bacteria, fungi and other microbes. The majority of these...

July 12, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: Hospitalizations Linked to Being Obese...

CDC: Vast Majority of People Hospitalized for COVID-19 Were Obese or Overweight A significant majority of people who have been...

March 12, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: Those with Antibodies Show ‘Substantial...

NIH Study: Those Who Test Positive for COVID Antibodies Appear to have ‘Substantial Immunity’ People who test positive for COVID-19...

March 5, 2021

Your BMI and What to Make of...

Weight management has become even more important in the era of COVID-19, as studies have indicated that obesity, or just...

September 15, 2020

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Roundup: Higher Rates of Heart-Health Risk...

Projected Higher Rates of Heart Disease Risk Factors to Impact Minorities Most, Researchers Find By the year 2060, projected rates of cardiovascular risk factors and...

Baptist Health Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

Using real-time ultrasound imaging during minimally invasive heart procedures is a relatively new advancement that has just recently taken a major step forward with the...

Ask the Psychiatrist: What to Expect...

While awareness of mental health issues and resources have become more mainstream in recent years, a South Florida psychiatrist says that many people who could...

Preventing Cognitive Decline: 5 Tips to...

Preventing cognitive decline has made the news lately. A new study indicates that physical and mental activities as people age can preserve the brain’s processing...

Miami Cancer Institute Launches Global Consortium...

Miami Cancer Institute has spearheaded the creation of the Global Bladder Cancer Consortium (GBCC), a collaboration between the world’s top experts in bladder cancer. Among...

Reading the Medication Labels

The package inserts on medications these days read like a laundry list of potential side effects. How do we know which would be more common...

A Celebrity’s Bout with Ruptured Aneurysms...

Actress Emilia Clarke, 35, best known for her role in Game of Thrones, recently spoke candidly about her struggles since suffering two ruptured aneurysms over...

Roundup: Monkeypox Declared Public Health Emergency;...

U.S. Declares Monkeypox a Public Health Emergency; Here’s What That Means The White House has declared monkeypox a public health emergency, a move that gives...

Basics of De-Stressing: Identifying, Resolving Stress...

In today’s rapidly changing world, stress is all around us and it’s hard to avoid some form of stress sometime during the day. “Anything can...

Better Breastfeeding: Tips for Expectant and...

You’ve stocked up on diapers, struggled to properly install your car seat and put together the crib. Now you’re anxiously awaiting the birth of your...