Tag: pregnancy and childbirth

Roundup: Women in 30s Having More Babies...

For the first time in the U.S., women in their 30s are having more babies than younger mothers. For the...

May 19, 2017

Roundup: Parental Smoking Linked to Higher Risk...

Previous studies have already looked at the dangers of secondhand smoke to growing children, but new research adds another level...

April 14, 2017

Zika Virus 2017: What You Need to...

With South Florida's rainy season and summer on the horizon, Baptist Health South Florida brought together some of the region's...

April 4, 2017

Here Comes Baby! Signs of Labor (Video)

You've carried extra weight, felt moving and kicking and maybe spent a few sleepless nights during the last nine months...

February 15, 2017

Roundup: Plant-Friendly, Low-Sugar Diets Score High in...

Nutrition and medical experts have placed diets that focus on fruits, vegetables and prepared foods low in sugar and salt...

January 6, 2017

Roundup: An ‘Aerobic Fitness Check’ Could Help...

Actor Alan Thicke’s sudden death from a fatal heart attack this week at the age of 69 is shedding new...

December 16, 2016

Health Officials Warn Pregnant Women of Zika...

State health officials are warning travelers, especially pregnant women, that the mosquito-borne Zika virus is quickly spreading throughout Latin America...

January 20, 2016

News Roundup: Potatoes Linked to Diabetes During...

There may be a link between eating potatoes before pregnancy and gestational diabetes, according to a new study published about...

January 15, 2016

News Roundup: No Alcohol Whatsoever for Pregnant...

There is no known absolutely safe type of alcohol consumption during pregnancy, the report states.

October 23, 2015

A Mother's Day Milestone, Thanks to Medical...

Alina Bogdan, the 30-year old from Romania whose successful Survivor’s Dream Come True pregnancy-after-ovarian-cancer story we shared last year, is...

May 8, 2015

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Roundup: Benefits of 300 Fewer Calories;...

Cutting Just 300 Calories A Day Could Bring Heart Health Benefits New research finds that even a modest reduction of 300 calories a day could...

Sodas, Juices and Cancer Risk: The...

Sugary drinks, particularly sodas and juices, fuel weight gain and have contributed to the U.S. obesity epidemic among adults and children, physicians and public health...

#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Exercise on the...

It can be hard to stick to your fitness routine while traveling.  Chantis Mantilla, Ph.D., community health manager at Baptist Health South Florida, offers a...

‘Early Mobility’ Gets ICU Patients Home...

The simple act of breathing is so automatic we don’t even think about it – especially when we’re asleep. Unless you’re Anthony Joseph Plater, who...

10,000 Steps Daily? How Many Do...

Taking 10,000 steps a day for optimal health has become a widely held belief. But walking that much may not be necessary for improved health...

Roundup: Multivitamins & Heart Health; Best...

Many Supplements Not Beneficial for Heart Health, Review of Studies Says An analysis by different collaborating institutions — including the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine...

#BaptistHealthy: Pork Tenderloin in Minutes (Video)

Okay, so you have your Instant Pot (pressure cooker) —  now what? With just a few simple ingredients and less than 30 minutes, a pork...

Heat Wave: How to Stay Healthy...

Summer seems like the season when we should be most carefree. But it actually is associated with a spike in injuries and illnesses, statistics show....

Defying the Odds: He Survives Twice-Ruptured...

A network engineer and father, Javier Quintana, 53, was very active and physically fit, playing tennis regularly and weight training three times a week. But...