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Carol Higgins

Migraines are Often Debilitating, But New Treatments...

A migraine isn’t just a garden-variety headache. This neurological condition is the third most prevalent illness in the world. Affecting one in 10 Americans, migraines...

July 29, 2020 / 6 min read

Skin Cancer & UV Exposure: Protection Involves...

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the human body. The American Academy of Dermatology reports that one in five Americans will develop skin...

July 20, 2020 / 6 min read

Q-and-A on Wearing a Mask: It’s About...

COVID-19 cases are surging, and so, too, are myths and misinformation about one of the most effective steps people can take to protect themselves from...

July 9, 2020 / 5 min read

Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery During COVID:...

When it comes to knee replacements, Marla Graves is a veteran. Her two artificial knees served her well for many years — until last year,...

June 23, 2020 / 3 min read

Baptist Health Doctors Co-Develop Azurion with FlexArm...

Known worldwide as an innovative leader in cardiovascular procedures and technology, Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute recently unveiled Azurion with FlexArm: a new advance in...

June 14, 2020 / 2 min read

Q&A on Coronavirus and Kids: What Parents...

Earlier this week, infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci, M.D., observed: “One interesting feature of this novel coronavirus pandemic is that very few children have become...

May 8, 2020 / 6 min read

Here’s Why Sleep is So Important —...

Human beings spend between one-quarter to one-third of their lives asleep — and that might seem like a huge waste of time. But sleep is...

April 30, 2020 / 6 min read

Coronavirus and Your Immune System: How the...

As researchers around the world work feverishly to develop a vaccine and drug treatments, our own bodies’ immune systems are on the front lines in...

April 17, 2020 / 4 min read

Coronavirus Conundrum: Being Together While Remaining Apart

When Barbra Streisand sang about “people who need people,” she was right on target. Studies show that human beings have a deeply ingrained need for...

April 17, 2020 / 4 min read

Two-Time Breast Cancer Survivor: I’m Grateful for...

In October of 2017, Sharon Prolow felt a lump in her breast that turned out to be cancer. Following a double mastectomy in her hometown...

October 28, 2019 / 5 min read