Tag: wellness and prevention

Marathon Profiles 2016: Why They Run (Part...

(This is the second in a series of three articles this month focusing on runners taking part in the Miami...

January 18, 2016

Strength Training Delivers Health Benefits (Watch Now)

(Caption: Fitness expert from Mariners Hospital Wellness Center offers strength-training tips.) Looking to reduce pain, improve bone density or burn...

January 7, 2016

Last-Minute Holiday Gifts of Happiness & Health...

You don’t have to spend a lot to give the gift of joy.

December 24, 2015

Watch Now: Baptist Health Breaking Ground in...

Baptist Health South Florida broke ground on a new urgent care facility at 709 Alton Road in South Beach. In...

December 11, 2015

Fitness Goals: Focus on Behaviors, Not Weight

If your goal is to reach and maintain a healthy weight, assess the following behaviors to determine if you should...

December 10, 2015

Gratitude Can Help Your Heart Stay Healthy

Ancient philosophers and our grandmothers knew it well: Being thankful is good for us, and for everyone else around us. ...

November 25, 2015

Top 5 Exercise Motivators

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

November 24, 2015

Do You Know Your ‘Heart Age’?

The results of the “heart age” study found that, overall, the average heart age for adult non-Hispanic white males and...

October 6, 2015

Ask Henry: Are Happiness and Health Linked?

Question: I’ve heard that people who are generally happy tend to be healthier than grumpy ones, is this true? Great...

August 5, 2015

Minority Health Month: Power of Prevention

April is National Minority Health Month. The slogan: “Prevention is Power: Taking Action for Health Equity” is the theme of...

April 8, 2015

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With the first travel-related case confirmed in the U.S., public health officials nationwide are preparing for a possible outbreak of pneumonia caused by the Novel...

At 32, She Didn’t Know About...

Stephany Goyla found out she had cervical cancer after her first-ever Pap smear at the age of 32. A self-described workaholic, Ms. Goyla admits she...

When Does a Runny Nose Require...

After two or three days, clear mucus may change to a white, yellow, or green color. This is is usually a normal process during a...

Meet Ken Davis: A ‘Walking-Talking Miracle’...

An estimated 90 percent of people who suffer an aortic dissection die on the spot. That sobering statistic is why Ken Davis, 64, spends more...

Roundup: ‘Burnout’ Linked to AFib; Blood...

Mental and Physical Exhaustion, or ‘Burnout’, Linked to AFib Heart Condition, Study Says If you feel mental and physical exhaustion regularly — also known as...

Thyroid Cancer: Vital Facts on Detection,...

Until recently, thyroid cancer was the most rapidly rising cancer in the U.S., largely because of increased detection, says the American Cancer Society (ACS). The...

Plant-Based Burgers: Are They Really Better...

Led by the emergence of “fake” burgers from brands like ImpossibleTM Foods and Beyond Meat, plant-based meat is quickly becoming a thing. It can be...

Some Women at Higher Risk of...

While cervical cancer remains one of the most highly preventable diseases in the U.S., some women may not realize they are at a higher risk...

U.S. Cancer Deaths Continue Decline With...

The 26-year decline in overall U.S. cancer deaths registered a record single-year drop of 2.2 percent between 2016 and 2017, according to new data released...

Roundup: Alcohol-Related Deaths Surge; Best Diets...

U.S. Alcohol-Related Deaths More Than Double Over Last Two Decades The number of U.S. adults who have died from alcohol-related health issues every year has...