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Nancy Eagleton

Difficulty Swallowing? When to Seek Treatment

The ability to swallow is a biological function that most people take for granted. But when an illness or injury occurs, swallowing may no longer...

July 10, 2017 / 3 min read

Surviving — and Thriving — After a...

On National Cancer Survivors Day, Sunday, June 4, the more than 15.5 million cancer survivors in the U.S. and their supporters will unite to celebrate...

June 4, 2017 / 3 min read

Being ‘Double-Jointed’ Can Be a Pain for...

When a child or adolescent experiencing chronic joint pain or dislocations visits Roger Saldana, M.D., a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine...

April 13, 2017 / 3 min read

Depression: Overcoming Barriers to Diagnosis and Care

You probably know someone with depression. Nearly one in five Americans will have an episode of major depression at some point in their life, and...

April 6, 2017 / 3 min read

Chronic Kidney Disease: Are You At Risk?

National Kidney Month in March is part of an awareness campaign to help reduce the incidence of chronic kidney disease – the progressive loss of...

March 13, 2017 / 3 min read

Early Screening Success: Lung Cancer Patient Shares...

Can a $35 lung screening save your life? Arlene says “yes.” She credits the Baptist Health Lung Screening Program and her diligent doctors for detecting...

December 19, 2016 / 3 min read

Small Cell Lung Cancer: Early Detection Still...

Usually lacking early-stage symptoms, small cell lung cancer often develops the most aggressive lung tumors.

November 14, 2016 / 3 min read

Do You Have a Sleep Disorder? Find...

That extra hour of sleep this weekend won’t do you much good if you don’t get enough sleep on a regular basis due to stress,...

November 7, 2016 / 3 min read

Women and Optimism: Can a Healthy Outlook...

One U.S. study found that “optimists were less likely than pessimists to develop coronary heart disease and less likely to die of any cause over...

September 27, 2016 / 2 min read

Take Proper Steps to Prevent Falls

Every 20 minutes, an older adult in the U.S. dies from a fall. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also reports that a...

September 22, 2016 / 2 min read