General Health


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


Top Storm-Recovery Injuries to Avoid

Injuries related to storm recovery activities are of major concern to healthcare providers as residents of South Florida clean up debris in the heat, inspect...

September 14, 2017 / 3 min read


Fumes from Power Generators Sending Kids, Adults...

The sounds of portable generators permeate South Florida neighborhoods that have yet to have electrical power restored, but the potential dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning...

September 13, 2017 / 3 min read


Post-Storm Emergencies: Where to Go

As its hospital emergency rooms continue to see high volumes, Baptist Health South Florida is encouraging people with non-life threatening issues to seek treatment at...

September 12, 2017 / 2 min read


Stress and the Mind-Body Connection: How to...

Stress is a part of life. If stress is not managed properly, it can affect our overall health. Understanding how stress impacts the mind and...

August 25, 2017 / 2 min read


Mosquito Protection: Don’t Let Your Guard Down

Even with a somewhat diminished Zika threat — for now — mosquito season remains in full swing for South Florida through September and precautions are...

August 21, 2017 / 3 min read


How Exercise Can Beat Cancer-Related Fatigue

The benefits of regular exercise to reach or maintain a healthy weight or combat chronic disease are well established. Now, you can add cancer-related fatigue...

August 15, 2017 / 2 min read


Baptist Health Named Among the Best in...

The yearly U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals issue is one of the most anticipated publications by healthcare consumers. The 2017-2018 edition ranks Baptist Hospital as...

August 8, 2017 / 2 min read


Lessons on Nutrition Served Up at ‘Kids...

Education and nutrition came together at Kids Culinary Boot Camp at West Kendall Baptist Hospital. The culinary team included Chef Adrianne Calvo, culinary ambassador to...

August 3, 2017 / 1 min read