General Health


Roundup: 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Infected...

About 1 in 5 U.S. adults under age 60 are infected with a “high-risk” strain of genital human papillomavirus (HPV) that increases the risk of...

April 7, 2017 / 5 min read


Depression: Overcoming Barriers to Diagnosis and Care

You probably know someone with depression. Nearly one in five Americans will have an episode of major depression at some point in their life, and...

April 6, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: Florida’s ‘Healthiest’ Counties are Ranked; It’s...

The annual health ranking of Florida’s 67 counties that measures such factors as smoking rates, obesity, physical inactivity and “food environment” has been released and...

March 31, 2017 / 3 min read


Is It OK to Take Expired Medications?

You’ve likely been there: You have a splitting headache, and you reach for an over-the-counter pain reliever only to notice the expiration date on the...

March 27, 2017 / 2 min read


Recovery From ‘Devastating’ Ankle Injury

Tracy Baker, M.D, a plastic surgeon in Miami is an avid sportsman who enjoys hunting, fishing and all things outdoors. On July 9,2016, during one...

March 20, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Heart Disease Hits Overweight/Obese People at...

People who are overweight or obese will likely develop cardiovascular disease at an earlier age, compared to people of normal weight, according to research findings...

March 17, 2017 / 4 min read


Baptist Health South Florida Honored for Workplace...

Baptist Health South Florida is once again the recipient of two prestigious awards that honor high standards of workplace culture.

March 13, 2017 / 2 min read


Chronic Cough: When Is It Serious?

Occasional coughing is common. It can even be productive, helping  clear your airways of mucus and other irritants. But if a cough lasts more than...

March 1, 2017 / 2 min read


Medicine Cabinet Hazards: Your Teens Could Be...

You have a cough or cold, and all you want is relief from the annoying symptoms. You stop at the store for an over-the-counter remedy,...

February 28, 2017 / 4 min read