Carbs help you fuel up before, during and after a long-distance event, such as a marathon or half marathon. Check out our nutrition and hydration tips. #MiamiFamous

Fueling Up for the Marathon | Resource | Baptist Health South Florida

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It's not too late to get your #flu shot. Children, seniors and people with chronic health conditions are at high risk of becoming severely ill from the virus. #CaringComesFirst

Roundup: Flu Vaccines Urged as Season Intensifies; Coffee Reduces Aging-Related Inflammatory Process, Study Finds | Resource | Baptist Health South Florida

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After a 70-lb weight gain during pregnancy, Michelle was motivated to become a marathoner. She’s prepping for the Miami Marathon, on Jan. 29, as are thousands of others. Read more.

Marathon Profiles 2017: Why They Run | Resource | Baptist Health South Florida

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Pain in the upper-right abdomen that sticks around, or comes on suddenly and severely, could mean a sick gallbladder. The good news: Your body can function just fine without it.

Your Gallbladder and What To Do With It

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It will be a multidisciplinary, team based approach used to fight #BreastCancer at #MiamiCancerInstitute [ Bapth.lt Link ]

Battling Breast Cancer at Miami Cancer Institute (Video) | Resource | Baptist Health South Florida

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Running helped Fran cope with breast cancer and treatment recovery. For her husband, Brian, running was key to losing 70 pounds and getting off blood pressure meds. Read their stories. #MiamiFamous

Marathon Profiles 2017: Why They Run | Resource | Baptist Health South Florida

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January 17 is also known as "Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day" because it's when most people start backing off their goals. But if you're on a diet that claims easy weight-loss and plan to stick with it, you'll want to read this.

Weighing Diet Claims: Too Good to be True? (Video) | Resource | Baptist Health South Florida

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Younger adults are seeing an increase in stroke rates, despite an overall decline in people 55 and older. What's behind this surprising trend?

Stroke Rate Rising Among Younger Adults (Video) | Resource | Baptist Health South Florida

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This quick and safe scan can most accurately measure your body fat composition. Here's why that's important.

A Simple Scan Determines ‘Body Fat Composition’ (Video) | Resource | Baptist Health South Florida

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"The time is always right to do what is right." — #MartinLutherKing
Even with milder South Florida temperatures, time spent outside this time of year still requires sunscreen. Here are several reasons why winter sun protection is important.

Winter Sun Protection (With Infographic)

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How do you go from hip replacement surgery to cycling for 50 miles 26 days later? Alex Alexandrov talks about his remarkable path to recovery.

From Hip Replacement to Cycling in 26 Days (Video) | Resource | Baptist Health South Florida

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A new year brings resolutions to get a checkup. Do you know if your primary care physician is a 'doctor of internal medicine' as well? Learn more.

What Exactly is 'Internal Medicine'? | Resource | Baptist Health South Florida

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Food allergies are on the rise. Experts now say you should introduce peanut foods to babies to help train their immune systems. Read about new U.S. guidelines.

Introduce Peanut Foods to Kids Early to Prevent Allergy, New U.S. Guidelines Urge | Resource | Baptist Health South Florida

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Dietitians and physicians agree: the best diets focus on fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, whole grains and low-sugar foods. Read more.

Plant-Friendly, Low-Sugar Diets Score High in New Ranking | Resource | Baptist Health South Florida

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Is avoiding #gluten a good thing? Not for most people. Myths about wheat sensitivity are as plentiful as "gluten-free" foods. Get the facts.

Top 3 Myths About Gluten | Resource | Baptist Health South Florida

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Age is not a barrier for starting a strength-training program. If you're over 60, the benefits can mirror those of a 40-year-old. Learn More

Never Too Late: Building Muscle and Strength After 60 | Resource | Baptist Health South Florida

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