Tag: weight management

Figuring Your Ideal Weight – And Why...

A BMI “body mass index” quickly configures a status number (18.5-24.9 considered “normal”) using your height and weight. But a...

December 29, 2021

Is Intense Exercise a Good Fit for...

But overdoing these exercises, or doing them wrong, can lead to injury and even more serious, though rare, debilitating or...

July 6, 2021

COVID-19 Roundup: Reinfections More Common in Seniors;...

Coronavirus Reinfections Still Rare, But More Common in Those 65 or Older, Study Says Most people who have been infected...

March 26, 2021

Q&A on Weight Management: There’s No ‘One-Size-Fits-All’...

For decades, public health experts have warned us about the negative consequences of the obesity epidemic. The numbers continue to...

February 24, 2021

The Latest on Weight Management

While we all know that being overweight has a negative impact on our health, more and more of us struggle...

February 16, 2021

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

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What You Need...

Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common conditions affecting the hand and is highly responsive to treatment, says Dalibel Bravo, M.D., a board-certified,...

Why ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ Are Good Medicine

Getting a prescription for a medication is nothing new. Neither is getting your doctor’s advice to exercise regularly. When that advice takes the form of...

New Front-Line Drug Therapy for Stroke...

Since 1995, patients arriving at a hospital within 4.5 hours of onset of stroke symptoms have been treated with alteplase, a type of tPA medication...

Beating the Odds: Pancreatic Cancer Survivor...

At the start of 2019, Bob Dickinson got a diagnosis no one wants ― pancreatic cancer. Until very recently, pancreatic cancer cases rarely have had...

Roundup: Immunocompromised Eligible for Additional Booster;...

More People, Especially the Immunocompromised, are Eligible for Additional Vaccine Doses as Omicron Cases Surge Eligibility for boosters expanded this month, with the U.S. Centers...

Resolve to Take Care of Your...

Self-care – and learning how to make it a part of your daily life – plays a key role in maintaining good mental health, and...

Knee and Hip Arthritis: Self-Assessment and...

Could the pain you are feeling be arthritis? Francisco J. Garcia, physician assistant at the arthritis clinic at Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, answered...

Omicron Wave Woes: COVID-19 in 2022

New year, new COVID surge. The Omicron variant has swept across the country, bringing with it new questions about testing, symptoms, quarantine guidelines, boosters, treatments,...

Dealing with Omicron Surge: Baptist Health...

The Omicron variant, much more transmissible than the previously dominant Delta strain, has yet to peak in South Florida and across the nation, as hospitals...