Tag: Wellness

Another Reason to Be Grateful: Thanksgiving

If you’re looking for something more to be grateful for this week, you might want to start with Thanksgiving. This...

November 24, 2014

Poverty and the Gender Gap?

When it comes to retirement, a financial gender gap exists, according to a new Congressional analysis of Census data. Older women...

May 14, 2014

Wellness and Prevention Expert Arthur Agatston, M.D.,...

People with sensitivity to gluten wouldn’t dream of eating traditionally-made tabbouleh, due to the gluten-containing main ingredient couscous. In this...

April 10, 2013

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News Roundup: Health Officials Monitor Zika...

Florida health officials are preparing for the potential spread of the Zika virus in South Florida, with Gov. Rick Scott declaring a public health emergency...

Watch Now: Heart Healthy Snacks

(Video: Heart healthy snacks are on the menu from Courtney Smith, a registered dietitian at Mariners Hospital.) A healthy lifestyle can reduce your risk of cardiovascular...

5 Tips for Preventing Heart Disease

February is Heart Month, but the venerable campaign now has a 12-month goal: Preventing 1 million strokes and heart attacks nationwide by 2017, according to...

Zika: A Vastly Different Virus Threat...

Taking lessons learned from that experience, Baptist Health recently launched a new training program as part of its enhanced biological disease preparedness plan.

Seeing an Ophthalmologist, Optometrist or Optician

Ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians all take care of eyes, but their training and expertise in the management of eyesight are different.

News Roundup: Spread of Zika Virus...

In its first major statement on the Zika virus, the World Health Organization said it will convene an emergency meeting to seek ways of stopping...

Watch Now: Lemon Pesto Zucchini Noodles...

(VIDEO: Courtney Smith, registered dietitian at Mariners Hospital, shares a healthy recipe: Lemon Pesto Zucchini Noodles With Shrimp.) Who needs traditional pasta when zucchini noodles...

New Recommendations for Cervical Cancer Screenings

New recommendations encourage women to begin cervical cancer screenings at age 21, and earlier for women who are younger than 21 and infected with HIV.

Grow2Heal: Homestead Hospital’s Community Garden (VIDEO)

Homestead Hospital's Grow2Heal Community Garden promotes healthier living by harvesting organic fruits, vegetables, herbs, fruit trees and native flowers.

Watch Now: 2016 Miami Marathon and...

Participants in the 14th Annual Miami Marathon and Half Marathon woke up to clear skies and cold temperatures, (by South Florida standards), conditions some considered...