General Health


Miami Cancer Institute: Fighting Cancer, Keeping Patients...

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Miami Cancer Institute has remained fully operational ― using extreme caution to ensure safety while providing lifesaving treatments to patients. Today,...

June 30, 2020 / 2 min read


Wearing Face Masks or ‘Cloth Coverings’ Helps...

The required use of face masks could slow the spread of the coronavirus by as much as 40 percent daily, according to a new study....

June 19, 2020 / 3 min read


Here’s How Arthritis is Diagnosed and Treated...

Arthritis affects roughly 55 million U.S. adults — about 1 in 4 — and it’s one of the most common chronic conditions in the nation....

June 18, 2020 / 3 min read


Hardening of the Arteries: Atherosclerosis can Develop...

Atherosclerosis — more commonly known as ‘hardening of the arteries’ — is a slow, progressive disease that can start in childhood. In some people, it...

June 9, 2020 / 3 min read


Hurricane Season 2020: COVID-19 Creates New Preparedness...

Under normal circumstances, planning for hurricane season can be stressful with home preparations and making sure supplies are plentiful. But this year, the COVID-19 pandemic...

June 1, 2020 / 3 min read


New Normal at Your Doctor’s Office is...

Forget the crowded doctor’s office visits of the past. The new reality is designed for the safety of patients and employees — and this new...

May 26, 2020 / 2 min read


Children’s Health: Home Pools and Swimming Safety

While public pools and beaches remain mostly closed off to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, swimming safety still needs to be top-of-mind for families...

May 18, 2020 / 4 min read


Helping Young People Cope With Missed Milestones

With schools canceled across the country, students of all ages are missing out on major events that typically take place in May. End-of-year trips, parties...

May 11, 2020 / 3 min read


Baptist Health’s Enhanced Safety Measures as Elective,...

As Baptist Health South Florida begins to reopen its facilities today for elective, non-urgent surgeries, endoscopies and interventional procedures, the safety of patients, caregivers and...

May 6, 2020 / 3 min read