Tag: smoking hazards

Roundup: Less Nicotine in Cigarettes; Underweight Newborns;...

FDA Proposes Lowering Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes to Curb Addiction In a move that could have a drastic effect on...

March 16, 2018

Roundup: More Stroke Patients Now Eligible For...

Advances in brain imaging are helping doctors identify additional stroke patients who can receive therapy later than previously believed, according...

January 26, 2018

Smokeout 2017: 1 in 5 Americans Still...

One in five Americans are using a tobacco product, primarily cigarettes, cigars, or pipes, according to a new report by...

November 16, 2017

Lower Breast Cancer Risk With Lifestyle Choices

Jane Mendez, M.D., Miami Cancer Institute, advises patients to focus on lifestyle factors that are proven to contribute to increased...

October 26, 2017

Roundup: Study Offers Hope for ‘Chronic Fatigue...

The cause of “chronic fatigue syndrome” (CFS) has been somewhat of a mystery to physicians who struggle with a firm...

August 4, 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

Roundup: 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Infected...

About 1 in 5 U.S. adults under age 60 are infected with a “high-risk” strain of genital human papillomavirus (HPV)...

April 7, 2017

Chronic Cough: When Is It Serious?

Occasional coughing is common. It can even be productive, helping  clear your airways of mucus and other irritants. But if...

March 1, 2017

Protect Your Family (and Pets) Against ‘Thirdhand...

As reports from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show a continuing overall decline in smoking rates...

February 20, 2017

Roundup: 1 in 3 Adults Misdiagnosed as...

As many as one in three adults who’ve been diagnosed with asthma may not actually have the chronic respiratory disorder,...

January 27, 2017

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Zoom Fatigue: Tips on Dealing With...

Call it “Zoom fatigue” or “Zoom exhaustion” — a side effect of the seemingly endless virtual calls and meetings on your laptop or other digital...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Fruit Infused Water

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! We all know that we should be drinking plenty of water each day because of the many health benefits, such as aiding...

How to Prevent, Ease Back Pain...

This prolonged phase of working or sheltering-in-place at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic is probably putting pressure on your back. The causes of poor...

Heart Valve Procedures in a COVID-19...

At the height of the COVID-19 shutdown, a frail, 93-year-old man needed a complex aortic valve replacement to survive. Physicians at Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

New Normal at Your Doctor’s Office...

Forget the crowded doctor’s office visits of the past. The new reality is designed for the safety of patients and employees — and this new...

Essential Tremor: More Prevalent Than Parkinson’s...

Howard Kane was in his late forties when he first noticed it. His hands trembled slightly whenever he picked up and held something. Toothbrush, razor,...

Roundup: ‘Inflammatory Syndrome’ in Children; What...

CDC Issues Alert on ‘Inflammatory Syndrome’ in Children Linked to COVID-19 The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a health alert...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Grilled Veggie Kabobs

With Memorial Day weekend around the corner, are you planning a cookout with your household? So many times, only the protein is on the menu....

Treating Substance Use Disorders During the...

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost all areas of American life. These changes have dramatically increased feelings of uncertainty, stress, anxiety and isolation. They also...