Tag: wellness and prevention

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

Lifelong Benefits of Exercise: Can 75 Be...

As part of a new major study of lifelong exercisers, researchers have found that those in their mid-70s who have...

December 13, 2018

Live Healthier: Here’s Why U.S. Life Expectancy...

Updated statistics that are concerning public health officials conclude that life expectancy in the United States declined again in 2017....

December 3, 2018

‘Move More, Sit Less’: U.S. Updates Exercise...

For the first time in 10 years, the U.S. government has updated its minimum exercise guidelines to help adults, and...

November 20, 2018

8 Steps to Healthy Aging

Adults over the age of 50 represent a growing proportion of the U.S. population. That’s due to a several factors,...

September 10, 2018

Back to School: Tips on Staying Healthy,...

It’s almost time for kids and teens to return to school. And when it comes to their health, this time...

August 13, 2018

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...

August 1, 2018

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

Stand Up for Your Health: How to...

You know that foggy, unfocused feeling you get after sitting too long at your desk? It may very well be...

June 12, 2018

Tips for Quick Meals, Avoiding Processed Foods

The evidence has been growing for years that diets heavy in red meat raises a person’s risk for colorectal cancers....

February 20, 2018

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Roundup: Benefits of 300 Fewer Calories;...

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

Sodas, Juices and Cancer Risk: The...

Sugary drinks, particularly sodas and juices, fuel weight gain and have contributed to the U.S. obesity epidemic among adults and children, physicians and public health...

#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Exercise on the...

It can be hard to stick to your fitness routine while traveling.  Chantis Mantilla, Ph.D., community health manager at Baptist Health South Florida, offers a...

‘Early Mobility’ Gets ICU Patients Home...

The simple act of breathing is so automatic we don’t even think about it – especially when we’re asleep. Unless you’re Anthony Joseph Plater, who...

10,000 Steps Daily? How Many Do...

Taking 10,000 steps a day for optimal health has become a widely held belief. But walking that much may not be necessary for improved health...

Roundup: Multivitamins & Heart Health; Best...

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

#BaptistHealthy: Pork Tenderloin in Minutes (Video)

Okay, so you have your Instant Pot (pressure cooker) —  now what? With just a few simple ingredients and less than 30 minutes, a pork...

Heat Wave: How to Stay Healthy...

Summer seems like the season when we should be most carefree. But it actually is associated with a spike in injuries and illnesses, statistics show....

Defying the Odds: He Survives Twice-Ruptured...

A network engineer and father, Javier Quintana, 53, was very active and physically fit, playing tennis regularly and weight training three times a week. But...

Facts About ‘Flesh-Eating Bacteria’ and Precautions...

After two cases of “flesh-eating bacteria” infections were reported recently from contact with waters off Florida’s west coast and panhandle, public health officials and physicians...