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Some Aortic Dissections Can Be Treated Without...

As part of Vascular Disease Awareness Month, doctors at Baptist Health’s Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute are shining a spotlight on aortic aneurysms and, more...

September 14, 2022 / 4 min read


‘A Walk in the Park’: Patient, 85,...

Carlyn Vanover-Hacker, 85, spent nearly 12 years with pain from a badly fractured leg, resulting in a lack of mobility that slowed her down considerably...

September 13, 2022 / 3 min read


A Missed Diagnosis Leads Cervical Cancer Patient...

The first time Maria Cristina Squilloni was diagnosed with cervical cancer was in February 2020.  The then-47-year-old wife and mother, a relationship manager with the...

September 8, 2022 / 8 min read


Roundup: More Kids Winding Up in the...

More Kids Winding Up in the ER After Ingesting Tiny ‘Button’ Batteries So-called “button” batteries, those small lithium batteries used to power all sorts of...

September 2, 2022 / 6 min read


What’s Behind the Increase in Late-Stage Cervical...

A new study has the cancer community concerned, particularly oncologists who specialize in treating gynecologic cancers. The research, published recently in the International Journal of...

September 1, 2022 / 4 min read


‘Worst Headache of Her Life’ Signaled a...

What does it feel like to have a ruptured brain aneurysm? Ask Angela Sustaita-Ruiz, 51, who suffered a ruptured aneurysm earlier this year. “Literally out...

August 30, 2022 / 7 min read


School and Sports Physical Exams Offered at...

It’s “Back to School” time for students across South Florida and many parents know exactly what that means: waiting for hours at the doctor’s office...

August 29, 2022 / 3 min read


Understanding Prediabetes, An ‘Independent Risk Factor’ for...

Prediabetes is prevalent, misunderstood and potentially serious on its own as an independent risk factor for heart disease, explain Baptist Health experts. But many individuals...

August 29, 2022 / 2 min read


Nearly Half of Cancer Deaths are Preventable,...

Nearly half of the world’s cancer deaths could be prevented, the results of a new global study reveal. The study’s big takeaway, Baptist Health Miami...

August 24, 2022 / 2 min read