Community Wellness


Breast Reconstructive Surgery: Questions Answered (Video)

Women confronted with the option of having breast reconstructive surgery face a difficult decision that raises many questions about the procedure itself and the potential...

October 18, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Being Overweight or Obese Linked to...

Extremely obese people who undergo surgery to shed excess weight lower their risk of developing cancer, according to a new report. The new findings on...

October 13, 2017 / 3 min read


South Miami Hospital Doctor Saves Engineer’s Finger...

As Manuel “Manny” Kianes-Rivera, a JetBlue Airways engineer, hunkered down in his home in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, winds outside were reaching 150 mph. Hurricane Maria...

October 4, 2017 / 2 min read


Why Strength-Training is Crucial for Women (Video)

The average adult does not look forward to strength-training, which can promote bone health, muscle mass, improve body mechanics and help the body fight disease...

October 3, 2017 / 2 min read


Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute Celebrates 30th...

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute at Baptist Health South Florida is celebrating three decades of leadership and innovation. Known for world-class care and state-of-the-art facilities,...

October 1, 2017 / 1 min read


Restoring Homestead Hospital’s Grow2Heal Garden After Irma

Two weeks after Hurricane Irma blew through South Florida, most work and school schedules are back on track. But in Homestead, located in the southernmost...

September 28, 2017 / 3 min read


Prostate Cancer Screening: Clearing Up the Confusion

It's been just five months since a prominent panel of U.S. healthcare experts reversed an earlier stance against the prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, blood test....

September 27, 2017 / 2 min read


Fishermen’s Community Hospital in Marathon Opens Field...

Fishermen's Community Hospital has reopened as a Mobile Disaster Hospital in Marathon after suffering damage during Hurricane Irma. Baptist Health South Florida is partnering with...

September 26, 2017 / 1 min read


Student Athletes Cautioned About Post-Storm, Heat-Related Illness

Hurricane Irma sidelined student athletes from game play and practice. But some school teams are about to re-start practice about a week after the storm...

September 15, 2017 / 5 min read