Tag: summer safety

Roadway Safety: Texting-While-Driving Law Takes Effect

Starting today, July 1, 2019, texting while driving is a primary offense in Florida, meaning police officers can pull over...

July 1, 2019

Burns, Grilling Mishaps and Other Holiday Dangers...

Every year, burns linked to fireworks create danger and potential tragedy for thousands of families in the U.S.

June 25, 2019

Roundup: Parents Warned of Trampoline Risks for...

It may seem like a harmless activity for kids, but even enclosed trampolines can cause serious injuries and are not...

July 14, 2017

Roundup: U.S. Deaths from Alzheimer’s Up 55%;...

Deaths caused by Alzheimer’s disease surged by 55 percent from 1999 through 2014, according to a new report by the...

June 2, 2017

Splash Day 2017: Parents, Kids Get Lessons...

Nationwide, there are 350 drowning deaths of children under the age of 5 each year, and there are another 2,600...

May 23, 2017

Swimming Safety Tips (Infographic)

Summer is around the corner and that means kids will hit the swimming pools and the beaches more frequently. Tragically,...

May 18, 2017

Playground Safety: Concussion Rates Climbing for Kids...

Playground safety has emerged as a hot summer topic, especially with the recent news that concussion rates are climbing for...

July 12, 2016

Heat Advisory and Hydration Tips (Infographic)

The highest afternoon "heat index" readings will continue to range from 100 to 107 degrees through early next week, today's...

July 6, 2016

Summer Camp Fun: 10 Safety and Wellness...

There are more than 14,000 camps in the U.S., including specialty camps that focus on sports, technology, arts or basic...

June 15, 2016

Danger: Driving While Dehydrated (Infographic)

Getting ready for a summer road trip? Make sure your to-do list includes information about hydration. That's because driving while...

June 8, 2015

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Vaccinations, Hygiene and More: Fighting the...

Schools are back in session this week, but many questions linger regarding infectious diseases – both new and old. The well-established viruses for which children...

NIH-Funded Research Targets Treatment for Brain...

About 30,000 people in the United States suffer a brain aneurysm rupture each year – about one every 18 minutes. Women – primarily between the...

New Brain-Mapping Tech at Baptist Health...

Pioneering brain-mapping software, developed by Omniscient Neurotechnology, allows neurosurgeons to visualize and understand a patient’s neural networks – those that control complex functions such as...

Orthopedic Care: Taking Steps to Address...

Your feet are your body’s foundation, so taking good care of them is important to your overall health. Years of wear and tear, sports injuries,...

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...