Health Research


Higher Cardiac Risks: The Link Between Black...

Black History Month and American Heart Month both fall on February, and healthcare professionals say the connection between the two observances should not be ignored....

February 3, 2022 / 2 min read


Miami Heart Study: Landmark Project Tracks Early...

The Miami Heart Study, or MiHeart, launched in 2015 by teams at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health, with the enrollment of...

February 1, 2022 / 4 min read


Remarkable Recovery: He Beat 3-Month Coma, COVID-19,...

Jose Morejon, 44, has beaten so many odds that one might need a spread sheet to keep track. He was in a coma for months,...

January 31, 2022 / 3 min read


Roundup: New Data on Omicron vs. Delta;...

CDC New Data: Omicron Causing Less Severity of Illness, Compared to Other Variants Severe illness among patients hospitalized with COVID-19 during the current Omicron-dominant surge ...

January 28, 2022 / 4 min read


Thyroid Disease May Have Few or No...

The thyroid gland, located in the front of the neck below the Adam’s apple, is about two inches long — but it plays a big...

January 27, 2022 / 4 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: Latest on N95 Mask Guidance,...

Without Choosing One Type Over Another, CDC Now Says N95, KN95 Masks are Preferable The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated...

January 21, 2022 / 4 min read


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