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Peter B. Laird

Bump on Shoulder Leads to Surprise Diagnosis

It was 2016 and Humberto de Lara and his family were looking forward to celebrating the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday at their home in Pinecrest. While...

September 23, 2020 / 4 min read

Don’t Overlook These Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer

For years, ovarian cancer was known as a “silent” disease with few obvious symptoms. But years of research has shown that there are four key...

September 15, 2020 / 2 min read

Early Detection Key to Surviving Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is a sneaky disease. By the time you develop symptoms, it’s already begun to spread. That’s why the American Urological Association recommends regular...

September 8, 2020 / 2 min read

The Importance of Sleep, from A to...

Sleep. All of us need it. Few of us get enough of it. And that means you’re probably building up a sizable sleep deficit. Sleep...

September 3, 2020 / 4 min read

Five Things Every Woman Should Know About...

If you knew that your car’s make and model tends to develop brake problems after 50,000 miles, you’d probably want to take it in and...

September 3, 2020 / 3 min read

Automated Temperature Screening Comes to Baptist Health

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, going to the hospital or emergency room now means getting screened at the entry and, once inside, following strict safety...

September 1, 2020 / 2 min read

Another COVID-19 Side-Effect: At-Home Injuries

For the millions of Americans working from home as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it may come as no surprise to learn that doctors...

August 31, 2020 / 3 min read

Experts Offer Advice on How to Handle...

With the new school year comes plenty of stress and anxiety for both students and parents. But this year, due to the coronavirus pandemic and...

August 24, 2020 / 3 min read

COVID-19 Antibody Testing Available at Baptist Health...

As the number of coronavirus cases in Florida continues to rise, more and more people are wondering if they may have COVID-19 or have already...

August 21, 2020 / 3 min read

First Clinical Trial in Florida Using Low-Dose...

Patients admitted with COVID-19 at Baptist Health South Florida hospitals may now enroll in a clinical trial to test a potential new treatment for the...

August 20, 2020 / 2 min read