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Peter B. Laird

Deep Brain Stimulation Helps Patients with Certain...

You may not realize it, but your muscles are always working – even when you’re not. When your muscles are in “resting tone,” there’s always...

September 30, 2020 / 2 min read

Freestanding Emergency Rooms Connect Communities to Better...

When you or a loved one experiences a medical emergency, every minute counts. Getting to the hospital emergency room quickly is essential. Now, patients have...

September 30, 2020 / 3 min read

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