Tag: zika

Roundup: ‘Gaming Disorder,’ Obesity Rates and Keystone...

‘Gaming Disorder’ Proposed as New Disease by World Health Organization (WHO) Whether it’s Fortnite, Candy Crush, Grand Theft Auto or...

June 22, 2018

Roundup: Insect-Borne Disease, Living Longer and Depression

Diseases From Mosquito, Flea and Tick Bites Have Tripled in U.S., CDC Says Cases of diseases in the U.S. contracted...

May 4, 2018

Zika Virus 2017: What You Need to...

With South Florida's rainy season and summer on the horizon, Baptist Health South Florida brought together some of the region's...

April 4, 2017

Roundup: CDC Urges Zika Testing for Pregnant...

U.S. health officials are recommending Zika testing for all pregnant women who have recently spent time any amount of time...

October 21, 2016

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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...

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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...

Miami Cancer Institute Celebrates Proton Therapy...

On Saturday, December 7th, more than 300 people gathered at Miami Cancer Institute to mark a major milestone for the world-renowned cancer center, as its...

Sticking to That Fitness Resolution: Here’s...

Was your 2020 resolution to join a gym? Exercise? Eat healthier meals?  Do you make the same resolution every January, only to find yourself quitting a few...

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.

#BaptistHealthy In Motion: 10-Min., High-Intensity Interval...

Are you pressed for time while trying to keep your new year’s resolution of getting or staying physically fit? Try this 10-minute high-intensity interval training...