Tag: water safety

Children’s Health: Home Pools and Swimming Safety

While public pools and beaches remain mostly closed off to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, swimming safety still needs...

May 18, 2020

Roundup: Meds and Dementia Risk; CDC Warns...

Long-Term Use of Some Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia, Study Says A new study indicates there may be...

July 5, 2019

Roundup: Prostate Cancer Rates Decline; Fluoride in...

New Data: Prostate Cancer Diagnoses, Deaths Declining in U.S., Worldwide Prostate cancer is the most common cancer and the second...

April 5, 2019

10 Water Safety Tips for Your Family

Water beckons people of all ages during the summer, but safety should come first, whether your family prefers to just...

July 25, 2018

Rip Currents: What You Need to Do...

South Floridians are familiar with weather alerts this time of year about rip currents. But they can also develop with little...

June 6, 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

Children’s Health: Six Summer Water Safety Tips...

"For every one child that dies from a water-related drowning, another five come to the emergency room for near drownings,"...

May 23, 2016

Health Alert for Pools and Hot Tubs;...

CDC: Outbreaks Linked to Pool Water; Safety Tips Diseases linked to pools and hot tubs have spiked significantly, according to...

June 26, 2015

Vigilant Parents are Best Defense for Kids...

Popular media might have you imagining that there’s a lot of splashing and thrashing and calls for help when a...

June 12, 2013

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What’s the difference between diagnostic tests and screening tests? How do doctors decide which ones you need?  Why are some conditions under-screened or over-screened?  And...

Dementia & Memory Disorders: When Certain...

We all occasionally draw a blank on a password or forget where we left our keys. Developing some minor memory issues can be a part...

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Primary Care and Endocrinology Patients Have...

Baptist Health South Florida’s new wellness and medical complex in Plantation, which opened recently at 1228 South Pine Island Road just north of I-595, has...

Memory Loss & Dementia: Are You...

We’ve all forgotten where we left our car keys, or the name of an old acquaintance. It’s not uncommon to develop some memory issues as a...

‘Too Far, Too Fast’ — Physician...

During the COVID-19 pandemic, both experienced and newbie runners have hit the roads and parks to offset the effects of spending more time at home...