Health Education


Grow2Heal: Homestead Hospital’s Community Garden (VIDEO)

Homestead Hospital's Grow2Heal Community Garden promotes healthier living by harvesting organic fruits, vegetables, herbs, fruit trees and native flowers.

January 26, 2016 / 1 min read


Genetic Testing for Cancer: Facts and Benefits

About 12 times a week, Jessica Ordonez, a certified genetic counselor with Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida, meets one-on-one with patients who...

January 6, 2016 / 4 min read


First Aid for Seizures

Convulsions, tonic-clonic or grand mal seizures, happen without warning to epileptics and non-epileptics. Learn how to help during and after a seizure.

December 16, 2015 / 3 min read


Confused About Sunscreens? You’re Not Alone

But with more than 1,500 sunscreen products on the market, most shoppers are confused about which ones offer the best protection from harmful ultraviolet sun rays.

June 23, 2015 / 2 min read


Treating ‘Pelvic Organ Prolapse’

Pelvic organ prolapse occurs when the supporting structures of the pelvic region become weakened and relaxed, allowing one or more of the pelvic organs –...

June 18, 2015 / 3 min read


Brain Power & Exercise

What's really drives your workout routines? Give credit to your brain. Recent studies make it clear that the body connects with the mind in ways...

June 2, 2015 / 2 min read


Cancer Survivors Return to Living

On the first Sunday of every June – this year, June 7 – people of all ages, races and socioeconomic backgrounds, who have endured a...

June 1, 2015 / 3 min read


Facing the Facts of Fibromyalgia

  Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O’Connor, actress-comedian Janeane Garofolo and Academy-award winning actor Morgan Freeman know the agony of the chronic, widespread and severe pain associated...

May 12, 2015 / 3 min read


5 Melanoma Myths

  Many see developing skin cancer as “no big deal,” compared with other forms of cancer, but for the 73,870 Americans who will be told this...

May 4, 2015 / 4 min read


Secondhand Smoke & Vapors: First-Degree Danger?

Picture this true-to-life scene: In the back of a city bus, a man lights up an electronic cigarette and tells those around him, not to...

April 21, 2015 / 3 min read