Science


7 Ways to Reduce Your Stroke Risk...

About half of American adults have at least one risk factor for stroke, including high blood pressure, high blood sugar or being overweight. Moreover, many...

May 17, 2017 / 3 min read


Clot-Busting Drug Stops A Stroke In Its...

Healthy and fit at 49, Miami-Dade County homicide detective David Denmark doesn’t seem like a typical stroke victim. “For you to ask if I thought...

May 10, 2017 / 2 min read


Comprehensive Stroke Center Offers Highest Level of...

Caring for stroke victims needs to be prompt and comprehensive to avoid debilitating or even fatal outcomes. That’s why the Joint Commission, which accredits U.S....

May 3, 2017 / 2 min read


Diet Sodas Linked to Higher Risk of...

Millions of Americans opt for diet sodas to avoid unnecessary weight gain or other health problems tied to sugar-heavy beverages. But those very popular diet...

April 24, 2017 / 2 min read


Homestead Hospital Pioneering HIV Awareness

As part of National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day, health officials are saluting a unique screening program at Homestead Hospital that is helping to...

April 10, 2017 / 2 min read


Most Children Who Died From Flu Were...

Most children who died from the flu during a recent four-year period were not vaccinated against the virus, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

April 5, 2017 / 2 min read


Zika Virus 2017: What You Need to...

With South Florida's rainy season and summer on the horizon, Baptist Health South Florida brought together some of the region's leading experts in a forum...

April 4, 2017 / 1 min read


Living Well After Bladder Cancer (Video)

When May Williamson was diagnosed with advanced bladder cancer in 2008, the standard treatment at that time was invasive surgery to remove the diseased bladder....

March 16, 2017 / 2 min read


After Toe Joint Replacement, Yoga Instructor is...

Ruth is a dedicated yoga instructor who injured her big toe almost 7 years ago. “I was doing my yoga teacher training and I fell...

March 14, 2017 / 1 min read