Health Research


Dealing with Omicron Surge: Baptist Health Experts...

The Omicron variant, much more transmissible than the previously dominant Delta strain, has yet to peak in South Florida and across the nation, as hospitals...

January 12, 2022 / 6 min read


Facts About Pfizer’s Paxlovid, First FDA-Approved Antiviral...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved “emergency use authorization” for the first antiviral pill to fight COVID-19 — Pfizer’s Paxlovid tablets. It...

December 22, 2021 / 2 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: Omicron’s ‘Doubling Time’ Concerns Health...

With Doubling Rate of 2-3 Days, Omicron Will Likely Overtake Delta Variant, Experts Say Some U.S. states are seeing record high hospitalizations as the Delta...

December 17, 2021 / 4 min read


From Annoying to Disruptive: These Bladder Health...

Bladder issues can range from urinary tract infection and incontinence to life-disrupting frequent urination and pain — and all can be treated either medically or...

November 29, 2021 / 4 min read


Artificial Sweeteners: Top Reasons for Monitoring, Reducing...

Because of the widespread use of artificial sweeteners in drinks and packaged foods, many people consume them without even realizing it. Most diet soft drinks...

November 16, 2021 / 4 min read


Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute First in...

When it comes to implanting state-of-the-art devices to reduce the risk of strokes in patients with an irregular heartbeat, Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute has...

November 11, 2021 / 3 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: Children Make Up 27% of...

Pediatricians: Children Currently Represent Slightly More Than a Quarter of New COVID Weekly Cases Children make up slightly more than a quarter of the country’s...

September 10, 2021 / 4 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: CDC/FDA Say No Booster Shot...

CDC and FDA: No COVID-19 Booster Shot is Needed at This Time — Even Against Delta Variant A booster shot for further protection against COVID-19...

July 9, 2021 / 4 min read


Facts on Hip Fractures: They’re Very Common...

More than 300,000 people every year in the U.S. suffer a hip fracture, and most of them involve individuals 60 years or older who are...

June 22, 2021 / 3 min read