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John Fernandez

Sudden Retirement of NBA Star Puts Spotlight...

In a sudden announcement, Brooklyn Nets all-star center LaMarcus Aldridge, 35, announced on social media that he is retiring from the NBA after experiencing an...

April 15, 2021 / 3 min read

Debunking Vaccine Falsehoods: They Won’t Alter Your...

“Out of an abundance of caution,” the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have urged...

April 15, 2021 / 5 min read

Is it Allergies or COVID-19? Some Symptoms...

Despite the very subtle change of seasons in South Florida, seasonal allergies are very common because there’s plenty of pollen in the air and mold...

April 13, 2021 / 4 min read

Resistant Hypertension: Controlling Blood Pressure Via New...

Nearly half of adults in the U.S., or about 108 million, have hypertension, or high blood pressure. An even more concerning fact: Only about 1...

April 12, 2021 / 3 min read

Roundup: Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Offer Strong Protection...

Pfizer, Moderna: Updated Testing Finds Vaccines Highly Effective After Six Months The COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech provide at least 6 months of protection...

April 9, 2021 / 4 min read

Head and Neck Cancers: Latest on Prevention,...

So-called “head and neck cancers” don’t involve the brain and spine, but everything else “above the collarbone” is covered by this category, explains Geoffrey Young,...

April 6, 2021 / 5 min read

Roundup: Vaccines Highly Effective in ‘Real-World Conditions’;...

CDC: Moderna, Pfizer Vaccines Highly Effective in Preventing Infection in ‘Real-World Conditions’ A new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

April 2, 2021 / 4 min read

More Young Adults are Being Diagnosed with...

Just weeks before the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, a study in the JAMA Pediatrics, published by the American Medical Association, found that nearly a...

April 1, 2021 / 3 min read

Baptist Health’s Sports Medicine Physicians Tend to...

Like just about every event since the pandemic, the Miami Open tennis tournament at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens isn’t the same in...

March 31, 2021 / 2 min read

COVID-19 Roundup: Reinfections More Common in Seniors;...

Coronavirus Reinfections Still Rare, But More Common in Those 65 or Older, Study Says Most people who have been infected with COVID-19 are unlikely to...

March 26, 2021 / 4 min read