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Peter B. Laird

Doctors Report Critical Need for Blood Plasma...

People who have recovered from the coronavirus are in high demand. Or their plasma is, at least. That’s because their plasma contains antibodies to the...

July 14, 2020 / 3 min read

Talking with Your Kids About the Tough...

A global pandemic. Lives and jobs lost. Schools closed. Routines disrupted. For many families, 2020 will be remembered as the year their world was turned...

July 11, 2020 / 3 min read

Your Lungs Aren’t the Only Thing at...

Although our respiratory system may be the primary target of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, there is growing consensus within the medical community that the...

July 8, 2020 / 3 min read

Hand and Wrist Surgeon Relieves Pain, Restores...

With South Florida’s year-round warm weather, outdoor sports like golf, tennis and running are always popular – especially now as many of us begin to...

July 7, 2020 / 2 min read

The Top Four Myths About Seeking ER...

Nobody wants to go the emergency room. But now, because of COVID-19, some people are afraid to go, thinking it will be too busy or...

June 22, 2020 / 4 min read

Son Steps Up to Help Dad Beat...

If you’re ever diagnosed with colorectal cancer, it helps to be like Sean Schwinghammer – focused, tenacious and ready to meet any challenge head-on. It...

June 19, 2020 / 6 min read

“Lucky” Accident Saves Woman from Stroke

Sometimes, even a terrible fall can be a blessing in disguise. Such was the case with Annabell Sanabria of Kendall. On May 5th, Mrs. Sanabria,...

June 11, 2020 / 3 min read

A Trip to the ER During COVID-19

Sam Verdeja went to bed the night of May 14th with some discomfort in his lower left abdomen. When he awoke several hours later in...

June 9, 2020 / 4 min read

Essential Tremor: More Prevalent Than Parkinson’s but...

Howard Kane was in his late forties when he first noticed it. His hands trembled slightly whenever he picked up and held something. Toothbrush, razor,...

May 25, 2020 / 3 min read

New Technology at Baptist Health Speeds Up...

“Time is brain” is a phrase used by neurologists that refers to what happens in the critical minutes and hours after someone suffers a stroke....

May 18, 2020 / 3 min read