Tag: weight management

COVID-19 Roundup: First U.S. Case of Reinfection;...

Nevada Man, 25, First Confirmed Case of ‘Reinfection’ With COVID-19, Case Study Says A 25-year-old man from Nevada was infected...

October 16, 2020

Roundup: Belly Fat’s Higher Health Risks; Another...

‘Belly Fat’ Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Attack or Stroke, New Study Finds For the first time, researchers say...

January 24, 2020

Roundup: Benefits of 300 Fewer Calories; Alcohol’s...

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

July 19, 2019

Roundup: Multivitamins & Heart Health; Best Time...

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

July 12, 2019

Men’s Health: Top 10 Excuses for Not...

Women are 100 percent more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men, according to...

June 12, 2019

U.S. Fast Food is Even Less Healthy...

There is no doubt that the most popular U.S. fast food outlets have more options for consumers than they did...

March 5, 2019

Roundup: High or Low BMIs are Unhealthy,...

Both Too High or Too Low BMI Levels Linked to Early Death From Range of Diseases, New Research Finds A...

November 2, 2018

Here’s Why Exercise — Without Dieting —...

The benefits of regular exercise are many: a healthier heart, improved metabolism and weight management, along with stronger bones and...

May 16, 2018

Miami Marathon Profiles 2018 (Part 2): Why...

Participants training for the Fitbit Miami Marathon and Half Marathon on January 28 share their motivations for running. Here is...

January 22, 2018

Staying on Track With Your Exercise Resolutions

If you are like most people, you’re looking toward the New Year and promising yourself you’ll be more active in...

January 2, 2018

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From routine health and wellness checks to lifesaving cancer and cardiac care and more, residents of Broward County now have a convenient new option for...

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West Kendall Baptist Hospital recently broke ground on a long-planned addition to the hospital’s 30-acre campus, according to hospital CEO Lourdes Boue. When completed in...

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The nationwide surge in COVID-19 cases — just as college students are returning home and families are gathering for the holidays — underscores the need...

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FDA Approves First At-Home COVID-19 Test, But Prescription is Required The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it has issued an emergency use authorization...

Antibiotics: Join the Fight Against Resistance

The development of antibiotics in the 20th century was a major medical advancement. Hailed as wonder drugs, medications like penicillin have saved millions of lives. ...

Planning for the Holidays? Don’t Forget...

This promises to be a very different holiday season for many families. With the coronavirus as an uninvited guest this year, large gatherings are out,...

Smokeout 2020: Reducing Lung Cancer Risk...

The rates of cigarette smoking have substantially declined over the past several decades — from 42 percent in 1965 to 13.7 percent in 2019, but...

Testicular Cancer: What Young Men Need...

Testicular cancer is not common — about 1 of every 250 males will develop the disease at some point during their lifetime. But the incidence...