Tag: wellness and prevention

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

Healthcare 2018: Top Advances in Prevention, Treatments

Throughout 2017, we’ve chronicled advances in prevention and treatment at Baptist Health South Florida, sometimes reflecting national trends in the...

December 28, 2017

Top 5 Blog Posts of 2017: From...

It’s been a very busy year for Resource/Salud as we’ve covered a wide range of local and national health trends...

December 26, 2017

Roundup: Florida Improves in Ranking of Healthiest...

Some states are significantly healthier than others, according to an updated ranking of how states are faring with a variety...

December 15, 2017

Restoring Homestead Hospital’s Grow2Heal Garden After Irma

Two weeks after Hurricane Irma blew through South Florida, most work and school schedules are back on track. But in...

September 28, 2017

Healthy Salads Deserve Healthy Dressings

As the weather heats up, you may find yourself seeking lighter meals. Salads are a great option — cool, crunchy...

May 29, 2017

Dolphins Family Fit Fest:  Kids, Adults Treated...

For the third consecutive year, the Baptist Health South Florida Training Facility in Davie hosted the Dolphins Family Fit Fest,...

April 26, 2017

‘Health Equity’ is Goal for Minority Communities

Health equity is when every individual has the opportunity to be as healthy as possible, says the U.S. Centers for...

April 18, 2017

Cholesterol-Fighting Statins: New U.S. Guidelines for Those...

More people over the age of 40 should be screened for cholesterol-busting statin drugs regardless of whether they have a...

November 16, 2016

Tips for Stress Relief (Post-Election)

Carrying stress with you has more of a negative effect on your health than you may realize.

November 8, 2016

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High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Rises Dramatically Since 1970, New Study Finds There has been a sharp rise in high blood pressure among pregnant women...

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Burpees are considered a cardio-strength exercise that increases your heart rate while building muscle. Burpees involve your entire body, particularly your arms and shoulders. This...

Proton Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer with...

Many men half his age would be hard-pressed to match Alberto Gonzalez’s energy, enthusiasm and determination. After undergoing treatment for prostate cancer over the past...

Vaping-Linked Deaths, Lung Disease Cases are...

Five confirmed deaths and nearly 500 cases of lung illness are now potentially linked to e-cigarette products, according to U.S. public health officials investigating the...

Processing ‘Biospecimens’ Propels Cancer-Fighting Discoveries

Headline-making advances in precision medicine rely on more than funding and facilities. Without access to donated human tissue, these discoveries would be impossible. Every person’s...

Roundup: Soda Habit and Health Risks;...

Just Two Soft Drinks a Day Could Increase Risk of Early Death, New Research Finds Researchers have found that drinking two or more soft drinks...

Prostate Cancer: More Men are Benefiting...

Prostate cancer is the second-most common and the second leading cause of cancer death among men in the United States. But the U.S. rate of...

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Most people understand that fiber helps keep the digestive tract flowing, by keeping bowel movements regular. But there a many other benefits to fiber-rich diets,...

Obesity, Hypertension Harming Progress Against Heart...

Many years of progress in fighting heart disease, which remains the No. 1 killer of all Americans, seems to have plateaued, and may be reversing,...