Tag: wellness and prevention

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

‘We Really Are What We Eat’: Benefits...

“Those nutrients that we eat from the foods we choose directly impact our blood pressure, our blood sugar and our...

October 13, 2016

Dosing Alert: Parents Over-Medicating Kids, Study Says

Nearly 85 percent of parents have made at least one small dosing error when giving medicine to a child, according...

September 14, 2016

10 Tips for Portion Control & Weight...

Fortunately, portion control, weight-loss and good nutrition are key steps to reducing the health risks associated with excess weight.

August 25, 2016

Back-to-School Tips: Cold & Flu Prevention

Flus, colds and ear infections are unwanted tag-alongs during the school year.

August 23, 2016

Roundup: Average American 15-17 Pounds Heavier Than...

These numbers put both the average man and woman in the overweight category, based on the BMI (body mass index)...

August 5, 2016

Exercise and Seniors: Common Myths

Aerobic and muscle-strengthening exercises, or some kind of regular physical activity, can improve the quality of life for adults at...

July 19, 2016

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Heart Valve Procedures in a COVID-19...

At the height of the COVID-19 shutdown, a frail, 93-year-old man needed a complex aortic valve replacement to survive. Physicians at Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

New Normal at Your Doctor’s Office...

Forget the crowded doctor’s office visits of the past. The new reality is designed for the safety of patients and employees — and this new...

Essential Tremor: More Prevalent Than Parkinson’s...

Howard Kane was in his late forties when he first noticed it. His hands trembled slightly whenever he picked up and held something. Toothbrush, razor,...

Roundup: ‘Inflammatory Syndrome’ in Children; What...

CDC Issues Alert on ‘Inflammatory Syndrome’ in Children Linked to COVID-19 The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a health alert...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Grilled Veggie Kabobs

With Memorial Day weekend around the corner, are you planning a cookout with your household? So many times, only the protein is on the menu....

Treating Substance Use Disorders During the...

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost all areas of American life. These changes have dramatically increased feelings of uncertainty, stress, anxiety and isolation. They also...

Quarantine Drinking: Experts Warn Against Too...

With drinks like the Quarantini, many people are toasting to their colleagues and friends and de-stressing from everything COVID-19 through virtual happy hours. It may...

After Ankle Replacement, It’s Smooth Walking...

Capt. Spencer Slate, the skipper of his own scuba diving boats in Key Largo, was always active in sports while growing up in North Carolina....

New Technology at Baptist Health Speeds...

“Time is brain” is a phrase used by neurologists that refers to what happens in the critical minutes and hours after someone suffers a stroke....

Children’s Health: Home Pools and Swimming...

While public pools and beaches remain mostly closed off to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, swimming safety still needs to be top-of-mind for families...