March 16, 2017 RSS feed / Healthy Living

Kids with OCD require a specialist’s care

“Hudson, hurry up! We’ll be late for the bus! You can’t keep holding us up like this every morning.” Ten- year- old Hudson burst into tears. “I have to make sure everything’s in my backpack. More...

Varicose veins – Yes, men get them, too!

It’s true, while varicose and spider veins are more prevalent in women, men suffer from them, too. Generally, because men cover up, and are less concerned by the appearance of their legs, they may wait longer to have varicose vein treatments. More...

The patient-provider partnership – united for patient safety

Did you know that you play a key role in your own healthcare? Research shows that patients who are engaged in their healthcare tend to have better outcomes. More...

A first in cancer care

IBM Watson will help oncologists at Jupiter Medical Center

Watson, the cognitive computing system that beat the best players on the game show “Jeopardy” in 2011, is now being used to make decisions about how to treat cancer patients in our community. More...

Replace your failing teeth with Teeth Next Day

Are you are suffering from missing teeth, damaged teeth, failing dental work or ill fitting dentures? Does your poor dental health keep you from smiling, socializing and enjoying the foods you love? More...

Scripps Florida collaboration awarded $3.3 million for breast cancer therapies

A pair of scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have been awarded up to $3.3 million from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health to create the next generation of breast cancer treatments for More...

FoundCare to offer colorectal cancer screenings

FoundCare Inc. is marking Colon Cancer Awareness Month by holding a day dedicated to colorectal cancer screenings on March 23.  More...

Preventing injuries

Why seniors and families should get serious about falls

FALLING DOWN SHOULD NOT BE AN UNAVOIDable result of aging, but unfortunately statistics show that over 30 percent of Americans aged 65+ fall every year. More...

A nonsurgical procedure to improve orgasms and decrease urinary incontinence

Up to 25 percent of women have an orgasmic dysfunction, which is defined as the persistent or recurrent delay or absence of orgasm following a normal sexual excitement phase. More...

Spira invented for more productive runs

Spira was initially invented by runners for runners who simply wanted more enjoyable, longer and productive runs. Out of these ideas, Spira® was born. More...

Protein gene may ramp up metabolism, prevent obesity and diabetes

Scientists are working to understand the mechanisms that make weight loss so complicated.  Exercise burns calories, of course, but scientists are also looking at how the body burns more energy to stay warm in cold temperatures.  Is there a More...

Florida Scripps scientists develop class of drugs that kill prostate and triple negative breast cancers

Scientists on the Jupiter campus of The Scripps Research Institute have designed two new drug candidates to target prostate and triple negative breast cancers. More...

Memory Disorder Center at St. Mary’s appoints new medical director

Arif Dalvi, MD, will serve as the medical director of the Memory Disorder Center at St. Mary’s Medical Center. More...