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Kiki Bochi

Proper Foot Care Can Help Diabetics Avoid...

A diabetic foot ulcer can begin with something as small as a cut or blister that exposes the underlying tissue, inviting infection.

November 10, 2016 / 4 min read

Staying Motivated to Exercise Regularly

While it’s recommended adults get at least 30 minutes of moderate-to-intense exercise five or more days a week, most people fall short.

August 30, 2016 / 3 min read

Advances in Angioplasty Can Prevent Heart Attacks

Many of the roughly 785,000 people in the United States who have their first heart attack each year have no warning signs. “My first episode...

August 29, 2016 / 4 min read

Exercise Linked to Lower Risk for 13...

If you still need encouragement to add a little activity to your day, you may find it in the results of a new study showing...

June 7, 2016 / 3 min read

On Pins and Needles: Understanding Peripheral Neuropathy

Neuropathy can be a serious degenerative condition that acts as a signpost for other illnesses.

May 12, 2016 / 4 min read

Vigilant Parents are Best Defense for Kids...

Popular media might have you imagining that there’s a lot of splashing and thrashing and calls for help when a child gets in trouble in...

June 12, 2013 / 2 min read

Myth vs. Fact: Should You Tightly Swaddle...

Many people believe that a tightly swaddled newborn is a happy, comfortable and comforted baby. But what some parents don’t realize is that while wrapping...

March 19, 2013 / 2 min read

Baptist Health Employees Support Their Community Through...

Caring and compassion are the hallmark qualities of Baptist Health employees — both within and outside the hospitals’ walls.

March 13, 2013 / 1 min read

Homestead Nurse Overcomes Tragedy to Help Others

Ms. Carson, 44, confronted her painful past when she traveled to Cambodia last year as a volunteer for Project Hope, a nonprofit organization that brings...

March 11, 2013 / 3 min read

Myth vs. Fact: Does Gum Disease Cause...

So many people believe it — even some medical professionals — that the American Heart Association recently assembled an expert committee of cardiologists, dentists and...

October 16, 2012 / 1 min read