MIAMI – Getting less than five hours of sleep a night leads to an increased likelihood of teens carrying a handgun – and even taking a gun to school, according to a new study published in Sleep Health by researchers from Florida International University and the University of Texas at San Antonio.

One in three Floridians will die from heart disease, according to the Florida Department of Health. There are steps Floridians can take to reduce their risk of succumbing to heart disease. As part of Broward Health’s drive to provide high quality care for all, Broward Health hospitals are offering a variety of events, some at no cost, during the month of February to help raise awareness of heart disease.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is warning Caribbean countries to be prepared to deal with the heat waves that have so far affected several nations, including the United States.

The health benefits of regular exercise are undeniable, and the United States Department of Health and Human Services recommends 30 minutes of exercise at least five times per week.

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