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Peter B. Laird

Online Urgent Care: A New Way of...

In the span of just one year, the coronavirus pandemic has dramatically reshaped healthcare, with millions of patients turning to telemedicine for many of the...

March 4, 2021 / 5 min read

Swollen Lymph Nodes after COVID-19 Vaccine NOT...

A small number of women have noticed enlarged lymph nodes after receiving the coronavirus vaccine and are mistaking them for a symptom of breast cancer,...

February 25, 2021 / 2 min read

Miami Spine Specialists Now Seeing Patients in...

People in Broward County whose quality of life is diminished because of back pain can now see specialists from one of Miami’s top spine centers...

February 17, 2021 / 3 min read

What African-Americans and Other Minorities Need to...

The good news on cancer? According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), cancer incidence and mortality overall are declining in all population groups in the...

February 15, 2021 / 4 min read

Prescription for a Healthy Heart? Get a...

What’s a sleep medicine physician doing at a center that specializes in cardiovascular care? Spend a few minutes with Harneet Walia, M.D., and the connection...

February 3, 2021 / 4 min read

Woman Beats Cervical Cancer With Help from...

Radiation oncologists at Miami Cancer Institute are using a therapy first conceived of by the inventor of the telephone to now treat an ever wider...

January 27, 2021 / 5 min read

Plantation Complex Offers Urgent Care, Diagnostic Imaging...

From broken bones to spiking fevers, there are all sorts of reasons why people wind up seeking care at their local urgent care facility. But...

January 26, 2021 / 3 min read

Outpatient Procedure Can Instantly Relieve Chronic Back...

Each year in the United States, roughly 1.5 million people are diagnosed with compression fractures of the spine, a painful condition that can severely limit...

January 20, 2021 / 4 min read

Primary Care and Endocrinology Patients Have Expanded...

Baptist Health South Florida’s new wellness and medical complex in Plantation, which opened recently at 1228 South Pine Island Road just north of I-595, has...

January 14, 2021 / 4 min read

New Procedure Provides Relief for Thousands of...

Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men, with more than 190,000 new cases diagnosed each year, according to...

January 11, 2021 / 3 min read