Tag: West Kendall Baptist Hospital

Preventing Injuries From Electric Scooters

With the convenience of riding on electric scooters to get from place to place in traffic-dense cities comes the risk...

February 5, 2019

Algae and Bacteria in Water: Can it...

Algae blooms that have infested hundreds of miles of Florida’s waterways, red tide along the Gulf Coast and warnings about...

August 8, 2018

Roundup: Kids Overdosing on Opioids; At-Home Genetic...

Opioid-Related Hospitalizations of Children More Than Doubles As the opioid crisis continues to sweep the nation, children are also falling...

March 9, 2018

Flu-Related Visits to Children’s Emergency Departments Increase...

The number of children with the flu or influenza-like illnesses who visited Miami-area emergency departments last week surged more than...

February 7, 2018

Myths and Facts About Pregnancy Nutrition

The goal of proper nutrition during pregnancy is to help the mother be as healthy as possible and get the...

January 25, 2018

Gluten-Free Cauliflower Stuffing

Having family members over with gluten-related allergies over the holidays? Rod Knight, executive chef at West Kendall Baptist Hospital, shows...

November 20, 2017

Fueling for a Workout: Stuffed Mushroom Tacos...

When it comes to “fueling” for a workout, it helps to eat a light meal high in carbs about two...

November 9, 2017

Emergency Departments on Front Line of Opioid...

A presidential announcement Thursday declared a U.S. public health emergency because of the hundreds of people who are dying daily...

October 27, 2017

Orchids Planted at West Kendall Baptist Hospital...

Once thriving, tropical native plants in South Florida, orchids have been decimated through exploitation and reduced habitat over the last...

August 11, 2017

Lessons on Nutrition Served Up at ‘Kids...

Education and nutrition came together at Kids Culinary Boot Camp at West Kendall Baptist Hospital. The culinary team included Chef...

August 3, 2017

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The decline in the death rates for both heart disease and cancer is due in large part to reductions in smoking and advances in early...

Diet Drinks Linked to Higher Stroke,...

Researchers now say drinking two or more of any type of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes,...

Roundup: FDA’s Supplements Crackdown; Low-Risk Prostate...

FDA to Provide Stricter Oversight of Supplements, False or Misleading Health Claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said this week it is tightening...

Vaccines and Preventing Outbreaks of Measles,...

Over the past decade, news organizations have reported on outbreaks of viruses that were once thought to be eliminated in the United States and other...

How Many Steps Mean ‘Moderate’ Exercise?

The number of steps taken each day has become a key barometer of exercise as many Americans sport a smartphone, high-tech watch or other type...

Mental Health Takes Center Stage at...

Lady Gaga used her wins at this year’s Grammy Awards to shine light on mental health, continuing to use her notoriety as a platform to...

Here’s Why Juicing is Not as...

Juicing -- which refers to mixing up fruits and/or vegetables into a blender for a quick smoothie -- has become a trendy thing. But when...

Preventing Heart Disease At Any Age

Most adults are familiar with one more more ways of preventing heart disease. The public has been barraged with health studies on what’s good for...

Roundup: Obesity-Linked Cancers in Young Adults;...

Cancers Linked to Obesity Increasing Among Young Adults An obesity epidemic persists in the United States, and a new study has yielded a concerning side...

Exercise (Even Dancing) Can Improve Brain...

Mounting evidence shows that regular exercise, including activities such as brisk walking, dancing and other routines that many older adults can undertake, provides brain health...