Tag: primary care

5 Benefits of Having a Primary Care...

A primary care physician fills an important role in a person’s health, similar to the way a home room teacher...

August 1, 2018

Florida’s Obesity Rate Likely Higher Than Previously...

Widely distributed data about the U.S. population had estimated that Florida’s obesity rate is 27.8 percent. But a University of...

June 25, 2018

Treating Boomers Is a Game-Changer for Healthcare

In Florida, home to the nation’s largest population of people 65 and older, the effect would be particularly great.

June 28, 2016

3 Ways This Year’s Flu Shots Are...

Each year on average, 5 to 20 percent of the U.S. population gets the flu and more than 200,000 people...

October 19, 2015

Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Having a list of questions prepared in advance of your appointment will help make the most of the time spent...

October 14, 2014

Fitness Trackers: Equipped to Stay Fit

Fitness trackers monitor physical activity and can help encourage exercisers.

August 28, 2014

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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...