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Peter B. Laird

COVID-19 Testing at Baptist Health: Easy as...

The nationwide surge in COVID-19 cases — just as college students are returning home and families are gathering for the holidays — underscores the need...

November 20, 2020 / 2 min read

Planning for the Holidays? Don’t Forget Your...

This promises to be a very different holiday season for many families. With the coronavirus as an uninvited guest this year, large gatherings are out,...

November 19, 2020 / 2 min read

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Helps Tiniest Babies...

Little Lori Livingstone was so eager to make her debut in life, she arrived more than three months ahead of schedule. But for the tiny,...

November 17, 2020 / 2 min read

Feeling Stressed, Angry or Sad? Be Grateful!

A deadly pandemic and a bitter presidential election have stirred up lots of negative emotions this year. People are feeling angry, sad, frustrated and fearful...

November 4, 2020 / 3 min read

Halloween, You, COVID-19 and the Flu

On a mid-October South Florida day, the sight of buzzards circling lazily high in the sky is a sure sign that cooler air is on...

October 26, 2020 / 3 min read

Woman with Chronic Debilitating Back Pain Finds...

If you’re one of the 16 million Americans who suffers from chronic back pain, you know how it can affect every waking – and sleeping...

October 21, 2020 / 3 min read

Conversation with a Cardiologist: Maintaining Heart Health...

The coronavirus pandemic has us focused on our health like never before. Yet, ironically, some of us are letting ourselves slide back into old, not-so-healthy...

October 14, 2020 / 4 min read

Behind the Scenes at Baptist Health: The...

Ever wonder what it takes to keep a hospital running smoothly? How about an entire health system? For Baptist Health South Florida, just like any...

October 8, 2020 / 3 min read

12 Common Breast Cancer Myths Dispelled

So, you’re on top of your breast health. Great! You understand your risk factors. You do your monthly self-exams and get your yearly mammogram. And...

October 8, 2020 / 4 min read

New Service at Miami Cancer Institute Adds...

Patients at Miami Cancer Institute who opt for breast reconstruction surgery following a mastectomy now have a new service available to them that provides a...

October 5, 2020 / 4 min read