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Muriel Sommers

What You Must Know About Oral Cancers

Oral cancer is on the rise according to The Oral Cancer Foundation. Although the numbers of those diagnosed with oral cancer are not as high...

April 22, 2014 / 2 min read

Obesity and Cancer – A Growing Connection

The news has been filled with stories that tout the U.S. as one of the most obese nations in the world.  The U.S. ranked number...

March 17, 2014 / 2 min read

Relay for Life March 15 – Please...

Baptist Hospital will host the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of East Kendall — a survivors’ celebration, camp-out and relay-style walk around the hospital...

March 13, 2014 / 2 min read

Advancements in Shoulder Replacement Surgery

Whenever you hear someone say they are going to have shoulder replacement surgery, your immediate reaction is to think there will be pain and months...

February 25, 2014 / 3 min read

Start Now to Prevent Future Fractures

If you have been listening to the news over the past several years, you know there is a real push within the medical community and...

February 18, 2014 / 4 min read

Enjoy a Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and many of us will be eating chocolate and having romantic dinners in a fancy restaurant or at home. Since February...

February 13, 2014 / 3 min read

Crooked Big Toe?

Over half the women in the United States have a crooked big toe commonly known as a bunion and medically known as hallux valgus, according...

February 11, 2014 / 3 min read

They Ran the Miami Marathon

As a member of the Baptist Health Marketing team, I have played a behind-the-scenes role at the Miami Marathon for the past three years. Each...

February 6, 2014 / 4 min read

21st Century Hip Surgery

If your hip has been damaged by arthritis, a fracture or other condition, you are not alone.  An entire generation of baby boomers ─ approximately...

January 14, 2014 / 2 min read

Keep Your Resolutions – Prevent Exercise Injuries

It’s that time of the year when many of us — about 45 percent of Americans — make a wish list of New Year’s resolutions. ...

January 10, 2014 / 3 min read