Health Alerts


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


Mariners Hospital Reopens in the Florida Keys...

Mariners Hospital, at mile marker 91.5 in Tavernier, is officially open. Although the hospital had been providing emergency services within hours of Hurricane Irma's passing...

September 15, 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


Mariners Hospital Treating Emergencies After Hurricane Irma...

Hurricane Irma made landfall on Cudjoe Key early Sunday morning. 96-hours later, Mariners Hospital is offering emergency care to an area that is in full...

September 14, 2017 / 1 min read


Roundup: Study Offers Hope for ‘Chronic Fatigue...

The cause of “chronic fatigue syndrome” (CFS) has been somewhat of a mystery to physicians who struggle with a firm diagnosis of the condition. And...

August 4, 2017 / 4 min read


Pet Reptiles: The Hidden Danger for Kids...

When Jody Nobles’ four-week old daughter, Lilly, had a high fever, little did she know what caused her daughter to be so sick.  After failed...

June 21, 2017 / 2 min read


Coconut Oil is Popular But Unhealthy for...

A clear majority of Americans consider coconut oil as healthy and so do a little more than one-third of nutritionists. But the American Heart Association...

June 20, 2017 / 2 min read


F.A.S.T.: Know the Signs of Stroke (Video)

Someone in the U.S. has a stroke about every 40 seconds, and strokes kill about one person every four minutes, according to the American Stroke...

May 24, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Over-the-Counter Painkillers (NSAIDs) Linked to Higher...

Common over-the-counter pills and capsules are often used to relieve pain or reduce fever, but new research suggests they may increase your risk of a...

May 12, 2017 / 3 min read