Health Research


German Nurses Visit Baptist Health South Florida...

A group of 2 dozen nurses from University Medical Center Freiburg (Germany) visited Baptist Health South Florida to learn more about best practices in nursing...

March 20, 2016 / 1 min read


Sister Study Aims to Identify Cause of...

A national team of medical researchers, including doctors from the Fibroid Center at South Miami Hospital and Baptist Health South Florida, is seeking women with...

March 17, 2016 / 2 min read


Landmark Study Clarifies Stroke Prevention Options

Stenting and surgery for narrow carotid arteries, both minimally invasive procedures, are equally effective, the 10-year study has concluded.

March 15, 2016 / 2 min read


News Roundup: More Americans Living Past 100;...

Americans who reach 100 years old, or become a "centenarian," are still rare, but their number has increased 43.6 percent, from 50,281 in 2000 to...

January 22, 2016 / 2 min read


Top 5 Health Topics of 2015

Over the span of hundreds of articles in 2015, the Resource and Salud blogs have covered health topics that touch upon the latest healthcare advances,...

December 31, 2015 / 5 min read


News Roundup: More TV Means Less Brain...

Studies have shown that people who spend too much time as a couch potato in front of the TV are at higher risk of cancer and...

December 4, 2015 / 3 min read


News Roundup: Holiday Food Safety Tips, High...

Holiday Food Safety Tips During the year-end holiday season, food is often the centerpiece of many family gatherings. Healthy menus and safe food preparation are...

November 27, 2015 / 3 min read


Smokeout: 5 Steps to Help You Quit

About 42 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States.

November 19, 2015 / 4 min read


Extreme Preemies: Survival of the Tiniest

Big advances in maternal and neonatal care over the last 20 years are helping the tiniest infants survive. In the early 1990s, just over one...

November 17, 2015 / 3 min read


A Link Between Asthma and Peanut Allergies?

A study suggests that children with asthma should be tested for peanut allergy or peanut sensitivity, but allergists and family practice physicians warn that testing...

July 6, 2015 / 3 min read