Science


MRI or CT Scan?

When doctors need to look inside your body to determine the cause of pain or abnormal symptoms, they typically order an imaging study. Imaging studies...

October 28, 2013 / 3 min read


Who Benefits from a ‘Polypill’? Research Points...

While scientists work to develop a single pill that will reduce the overall risk of heart attacks and heart disease, research led by senior investigator...

October 23, 2013 / 3 min read


Caring for Patients and Families

While politicians in Washington argue over the future of healthcare provisions, providers at Baptist Health South Florida, have focused their energy on a healthcare change...

October 21, 2013 / 2 min read


Concussions Hit Younger Athletes Harder

Football is the No. 1 sport (followed by soccer) that causes the highest frequency of concussions, up to 10 percent of players each season. Of...

October 4, 2013 / 3 min read


Can an Aspirin a Day Prevent Cancer?

We’ve heard for years that aspirin has health benefits for your heart. Aspirin has been proven to reduce the risk of a heart attack or...

September 26, 2013 / 2 min read


Single-Site Gallbladder Surgery

Did you know that your gallbladder is a small pear-shaped organ that stores and releases bile and other juices that help you digest food? But...

September 10, 2013 / 2 min read


Get Stroke Smart

Baptist and South Miami Hospitals are part of a countywide Stroke Network, a collaboration with the Fire Officers Association of Miami-Dade, aimed at getting the...

September 3, 2013 / 2 min read


Cool Treatment Helps Babies Survive

When Anthony Iglesias was born on Thanksgiving Day 2011, neither his delivery nor the next 72 hours were what his parents expected. During his birth...

August 26, 2013 / 2 min read


Tips to Improve Your Memory

Memory loss becomes a serious issue when it affects daily activities. That's when it's time to consult your doctor who may refer you to a...

August 2, 2013 / 3 min read


Baptist Health Hospitals Again Named to Prestigious...

Much like movie industry executives await the Oscar nomination list every January, hospitals look forward to July, when U.S. News & World Report releases its...

July 16, 2013 / 2 min read