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John Fernandez

COVID-19 Roundup: Risks Linked to Dining Out;...

Adults Who Tested Positive Twice as Likely to Have Dined at a Restaurant, CDC Study Says Dining at a restaurant, even with social distancing and...

September 18, 2020 / 3 min read

COVID-19 Roundup: Higher Risks Linked to Smoking/Vaping;...

Research: Those Who Vape or Smoke Cigarettes are at Higher Risk of COVID-19 Infection, Severe Illness A diagnosis of COVID-19 is up to seven times...

September 11, 2020 / 4 min read

Steroids Can Reduce Risk of Death in...

An analysis of seven worldwide trials has found that corticosteroid drugs can significantly improve survival rates of COVID-19 patients sick enough to be admitted into...

September 10, 2020 / 2 min read

Kids and Sports Injuries: Fast Growth Spurs...

When your son or daughter goes through what is commonly called a “growth spurt,” he or she could be more vulnerable to sports injuries if...

September 10, 2020 / 2 min read

Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute is...

So-called “long bone injuries” — most likely the result of a traumatic impact commonly seen in vehicular accidents — can be a challenge for surgeons...

September 9, 2020 / 3 min read

COVID-19 Roundup: Why Men Get Sicker; Face...

Yale Researchers: Here’s Why More Men Than Women Get Sicker from COVID-19 A new study has shed light as to why men are more likely...

September 4, 2020 / 4 min read

A Side Effect of Working from Home:...

The prolonged, six-month phase of working from home since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on the backs and necks of...

September 3, 2020 / 4 min read

Vital Facts on Colon Cancer: Know Your...

When should I get screened for colon cancer? What is my risk if a relative was diagnosed at an age younger than 50? How can...

September 2, 2020 / 3 min read

He’s a Polo Player, Fundraiser and Cancer...

Brandon Phillips is a Wellington-based professional polo player and founder of Polo for Life, which raises funds to help support pediatric cancer patients and their...

September 1, 2020 / 3 min read

More Colon Cancer Cases Diagnosed in Younger...

The death of Black Panther star, Chadwick Boseman, from colon cancer at age 43 has spurred many questions about this disease, especially regarding risks in...

August 31, 2020 / 2 min read