Tag: weight management

Weight-Loss Medications: Clarifying Misconceptions

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

August 1, 2022

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

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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...

A Celebrity’s Bout with Ruptured Aneurysms...

Actress Emilia Clarke, 35, best known for her role in Game of Thrones, recently spoke candidly about her struggles since suffering two ruptured aneurysms over...

Roundup: Monkeypox Declared Public Health Emergency;...

U.S. Declares Monkeypox a Public Health Emergency; Here’s What That Means The White House has declared monkeypox a public health emergency, a move that gives...

Basics of De-Stressing: Identifying, Resolving Stress...

In today’s rapidly changing world, stress is all around us and it’s hard to avoid some form of stress sometime during the day. “Anything can...

Better Breastfeeding: Tips for Expectant and...

You’ve stocked up on diapers, struggled to properly install your car seat and put together the crib. Now you’re anxiously awaiting the birth of your...