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Protect Your Family (and Pets) Against ‘Thirdhand...

As reports from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show a continuing overall decline in smoking rates among American adults, questions remain...

February 20, 2017 / 3 min read


Saving Your Vision From Glaucoma

It’s not exactly a scientific analogy, but ophthalmologist Aarup Kubal, M.D., likes to compare glaucoma to clogged pipes. “When I talk to patients, I describe...

January 31, 2017 / 3 min read


Miami Cancer Institute Celebrates Generosity of Its...

Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida celebrated its employees on January 5 with a ceremony to thank them for their generosity.  More than...

January 13, 2017 / 1 min read


Fireworks Safety Tips (With Infographic)

New Year’s Eve may not generate as many fireworks gatherings for the family as the Fourth of July does, but you need to keep the...

December 30, 2016 / 1 min read


Surprise Pep Rally for Hometown Hero at...

South Dade High School Principal Javier Perez got an unexpected holiday surprise at the Baptist Hospital Rehabilitation Center as the Miami HEAT and Tissot watches...

December 15, 2016 / 1 min read


Bloating and Menopause: Helping Women Cope

Bloating during perimenopause can cause uncomfortable symptoms for some women, says Lorena Tinoco, M.D., an OB/GYN affiliated with West Kendall Baptist Hospital and South Miami...

December 14, 2016 / 2 min read


Baptist Health Breaks Ground on Hilton Miami/Dadeland...

Baptist Health South Florida and Hilton broke ground on a 150,000-square-foot hotel on the west side of the Baptist Hospital Campus. The 184-room hotel, scheduled...

December 12, 2016 / 1 min read


Frequent Handwashing & Other Infection Prevention Tips

Last season, only about 40 percent of Americans who are recommended to get a flu vaccine reported having been vaccinated by the end of November.

December 8, 2016 / 2 min read


Tips for a Safe and Healthy Halloween

Whether you plan to go trick-or-treating, head out to a party or stay home to hand out candy, there are potential pitfalls to consider.

October 28, 2016 / 1 min read