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John Fernandez

Getting Back to the Gym? Here’s Expert...

Gyms and fitness centers have started to open up again in South Florida under tighter requirements involving mask wearing and social distancing. That means a...

July 13, 2020 / 5 min read

Roundup: COVID-19’s ‘Airborne’ Risk; Update on Antibody...

Scientists Urge More Focus on ‘Airborne’ Transmission of COVID-19 COVID-19 spreads mainly from person to person through respiratory droplets from an infected person who coughs,...

July 10, 2020 / 4 min read

Roundup: Obesity’s Link to Severe COVID-19 Illness;...

CDC: Obesity Now Most Common U.S. Health Condition to Raise Risk of Severe COVID-19 Illness After reviewing published reports, pre-print studies, and various other data...

July 3, 2020 / 4 min read

Fireworks Safety Update for This 4th of...

This year, if you’re planning to attend a gathering for the Fourth of July holiday, social distancing guidelines should be top-of-mind. But if fireworks are...

July 2, 2020 / 2 min read

Hip Arthroscopy: Minimally Invasive Procedure to Manage...

With advances in surgical instrumentation and techniques, hip arthroscopy has evolved to help patients with certain injuries or positional hip pain to return to normal...

July 1, 2020 / 3 min read

Protecting Kids from Sun’s UV Rays Now...

A few serious sunburns throughout childhood can increase your son’s or daughter’s risk of skin cancer later in life, according to dermatologists, skin cancer specialists...

June 30, 2020 / 3 min read

Roundup: Blood Type May Raise COVID-19 Risk;...

Your Blood Type May Put You at Higher Risk of Serious COVID-19 Illness, Study Finds Researchers have found that people with blood type A may...

June 26, 2020 / 3 min read

Image-Guiding Software Advances Heart Valve, Cath Lab...

An increasing number of patients at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute with structural heart disease can be treated with the latest trans-catheter (non-surgical) techniques, thanks in part...

June 24, 2020 / 2 min read

COVID-19 Roundup: Hospitalizations 6 Times Higher for...

CDC: Death Rate 12 Times Higher for COVID-19 Patients With Underlying Health Issues, Led by Heart Disease As of May 30, 2020, the most comprehensive...

June 19, 2020 / 4 min read

Wearing Face Masks or ‘Cloth Coverings’ Helps...

The required use of face masks could slow the spread of the coronavirus by as much as 40 percent daily, according to a new study....

June 19, 2020 / 3 min read