Tag: wellness and prevention

New Study: Aim for 7,000-10,000 Steps a...

Logging in your daily steps on any of a multitude of apps available has become a common practice, even during...

September 21, 2021

Answers to the Top-Searched Health Questions

Thanks to the Internet, answers to almost any question are available with a few clicks of the mouse – including...

September 10, 2021

Staying on Your Healthcare Track, Even in...

Concerns about South Florida’s surge in COVID-19 cases should not deter you from getting and keeping your healthcare on track,...

September 1, 2021

Clinician Well-Being During COVID and Beyond

A career in health care is physically, mentally and emotionally demanding. Even in the best of times, healthcare providers can...

August 24, 2021

Inspired by the Olympics? Here are Top...

There are well-proven motivating factors that can help you stay on track, or get you started on a program long...

July 27, 2021

Your BMI and What to Make of...

Weight management has become even more important in the era of COVID-19, as studies have indicated that obesity, or just...

September 15, 2020

Nutrition Month 2020: Ask Yourself These Questions...

This is the time of year when we remind everyone about choosing nutritious foods and getting enough physical activity, which...

March 4, 2020

5 Benefits of Having a Primary Care...

A primary care physician fills an important role in a person’s health, similar to the way a home room teacher...

March 3, 2020

Top 10 Googled Health Questions (With Proper...

According to the top health-related questions asked on Google, people in 2019 were most curious about lowering blood pressure, learning...

December 30, 2019

Roundup: 10-Year Obesity Outlook; FDA Warning on...

Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Projected to be Obese by 2030, New Study Finds Nearly half of all adults in...

December 27, 2019

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Pediatricians: COVID Cases in Children Up 32% Over Two-Week Period Cases of COVID-19 in children jumped 32 percent across the nation from two weeks ago,...

Healthy, Plant-Rich Diet May Help Lower...

Poor metabolic health, which is linked to obesity, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, has been associated with increased risk and severity of COVID-19....

Rediscovering the Joy of Food: Cancer...

Most of us take the ability to chew our favorite foods and speak so that we can be understood for granted. Not Magdalena Matias. Diagnosed...

Protecting Your Family From Both COVID...

The flu has begun its annual spread across the nation, just as holiday travel and family gatherings are expected to rebound close to pre-pandemic levels...

West Kendall Man Has Much to...

It was 2018, just before Thanksgiving, and Manuel “Manny” Delgado was looking forward to Thursday’s family feast at the West Kendall home where he and...

Miami Cancer Institute Study Helps Identify...

In a study that could improve outcomes for patients who have undergone surgery for cancer that has metastasized to the brain, a team of researchers...

Roundup: Pfizer, Moderna Boosters for All...

FDA, CDC Expected to Approve COVID-19 Boosters for All Adults The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech and...

Smokeout 2021: What Current, Former Smokers...

The rates of cigarette smoking have substantially declined over the past several decades — from 42 percent in 1965 to 14 percent in 2019, but...

Don’t Let COVID-19 or the Flu...

Holiday travel and family gatherings are expected to rebound this year to near pre-pandemic levels, even though COVID-19 is still with us and the flu...

Precision MR-Guided Radiation Therapy Coming Soon...

Cancer patients seeking treatment at Lynn Cancer Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital will soon have access to a sophisticated form of radiation therapy also...