July 20, 2017 RSS feed / Healthy Living

Summer safety tips — play it safe and have fun in the sun

Ahhh. Those lazy, hazy days of summer. The kids are running around outside, and the smell of food sizzling on the grill drifts through the air. Summer has officially arrived. More...

Modern techniques quell fear of dentistry for patients

The fears that many people have of the dentist are a thing of the past, as advances in modern technology have allowed patients to undergo full dental makeovers or necessary dental work without the anxiety and discomfort they may have experienced in t More...

New treatments for aortic valve stenosis

The heart is made up of many working parts, including the left and right ventricles, inferior and superior vena cava, cardiac muscle, right and left atrium, pulmonary veins, pulmonary artery and the pulmonary, tricuspid and mitral valves. More...

Gardens Medical Center unveils advanced dual source CT imaging

The SOMATOM Definition Flash from Siemens Healthineers arrives at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center providing patients with a new advanced radiologic offering. The Definition Flash is one of the most important developments in diagnostic imaging. More...

Health researchers continue to study food allergies

Have you noticed food allergy warnings at restaurants? Maybe you’ve heard about peanut-free classrooms and flights. People who have serious reactions to certain foods must be careful about what they eat — and what others eat around them. More...

Scientists discover rare genetic susceptibility to common cold

Unusual case provides insight into leading cause of acute illness worldwide

Scientists have identified a rare genetic mutation that results in a markedly increased susceptibility to infection by human rhinoviruses (HRVs) — the main causes of the common cold. More...

Keeping your gut in check: healthy ways to stay on tract

Your digestive system is busy. When you eat something, your food takes a twisty trip that starts with being chewed up and ends with you going to the bathroom. A lot happens in between. More...

How to deal with family denial during Declining health

HOW MUCH RESISTANCE DO YOU encounter when you try to bring up health or medical challenges with a spouse, a parent, or another senior loved one? It may seem that the more you insist — they resist! More...

Hip resurfacing at Jupiter Medical Center: An alternative to hip replacement

Active adults suffering from hip pain due to degenerative hip disease and abnormalities such as osteoarthritis, post-traumatic arthritis, dysplasia or avascular necrosis now have an alternative to hip replacement surgery to ease their pain: hip resur More...

Platelet Rich Plasma aids in healing, facial rejuvenation

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), a nonsurgical procedure for facial rejuvenation, orthopedic injuries and hair restoration, initially gained popularity from its promise as a safe and natural alternative to surgery with few contraindications. More...

Study indicates mothers who breastfeed could reap long-term health benefits

Breastfeeding is not only healthy for babies, it may also reduce a mother’s risk of having a heart attack or stroke later in life, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. More...

Following pedestrian safety rules can prevent tragedy

Although summer is still in full swing, back-to-school season is quickly approaching. More...

Patch — with no needles — could be your next flu shot

An influenza vaccine can produce robust immune responses and be administered safely with an experimental patch of dissolving microneedles, a National Institutes of Health-funded study led by a team at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory Uni More...