April 20, 2017 RSS feed / Healthy Living

Finding a balance in our friendships

“I heard you were out to dinner with the Blacks and the Smiths Saturday night. We would have loved to join you. More...

3D technology provides state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment for dental implant surgery

In the past, placing dental implants involved a lot of guesswork. Dentists used to rely on traditional black-and-white X-rays, which displayed only two-dimensional images, inaccurate in size and detail. 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...

Grant to bring HIV vaccine closer to human trials

Professor Michael Farzan, co-chair of the Department of Immunology and Microbiology on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute recently received $4.8 million in funding through a 2017 Avant-Garde Award for HIV/AIDS research from the Nati More...

Scripps scientists develop new drug delivery method

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have developed a new drug delivery method that produces strong results in treating cancers in animal models, including some hard-to-treat solid and liquid tumors. More...

Type 1, type 2 diabetes diagnoses on the rise among children and teens

Rates of new diagnosed cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes are increasing among youth in the United States, according to a study published April 13 in the New England Journal of Medicine. More...

You deserve a good night’s sleep

HOW MUCH QUALITY SLEEP SHOULD AN ADULT get? Experts recommend seven to nine hours a night, but most adults fall slightly short – averaging 6.9 hours. More than 70 million American adults have a sleep problem. More...

Smart strategies for dealing with dementia

Dementia comes in many forms and has many causes. There is Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, and dementia caused by Parkinson’s or Huntington’s diseases. More...

Considering the pros and cons of health screening tests

Catching chronic health conditions early — even before you have symptoms —seems like a great idea. That’s what screening tests are designed to do. Some screenings can reduce your risk of dying from the disease. More...

Palm Beach Children’s Hospital expands pediatric surgeries

As the only dedicated children’s hospital between Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, the Palm Beach Children’s Hospital consistently seeks to more effectively meet the medical needs of the children in our community. More...

Jupiter Medical Center Black-Tie Ball, The Breakers in Palm Beach

1. Penny Murphy, Mary Humenansky, Erinn Campbell, Dina Turner, Dianne Couris, Lee Fox, Shari Fox, Lynn Stockford, Kimberly Villa, Andrea Albertini, Adriana Rosselli and Matteo Rosselli 2. More...