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Spinal Cord ‘Pacemaker’ Reduces Chronic Back Pain

Fortunately, there is a device that helps the back override pain. Doctors sometimes refer to this device as a “pacemaker for the spine.” Although it...

April 2, 2014 / 3 min read


Florida Keys Stroke Victim Calls Recovery a...

When you’ve just suffered an acute stroke, what happens next could mean the difference between facing a lifetime of disability or walking out of the...

October 1, 2019 / 3 min read


Fishermen’s Community Hospital in Marathon Opens Field...

Fishermen's Community Hospital has reopened as a Mobile Disaster Hospital in Marathon after suffering damage during Hurricane Irma. Baptist Health South Florida is partnering with...

September 26, 2017 / 1 min read


Brain Aneurysms: Most Are Found ‘Incidentally’

"Most patients are lucky to have the aneurysms incidentally found through a CT scan or MRI after complaining of migraines, sinus issues, memory loss, dizziness...

October 18, 2016 / 3 min read


Mariners Hospital Reopens in the Florida Keys...

Mariners Hospital, at mile marker 91.5 in Tavernier, is officially open. Although the hospital had been providing emergency services within hours of Hurricane Irma's passing...

September 15, 2017 / 1 min read


Understanding Cancer-Related Cognitive Dysfunction – ‘Chemo Brain’

Cancer-related cognitive dysfunction, frequently referred to as “chemo brain,” has been reported in as many as 75 percent of people receiving cancer treatment. Cancer care...

January 30, 2018 / 3 min read


Treating Migraines With the Help of Botox...

Migraines are considered the most common disabling brain disorder, characterized by severe headaches that hit about 20 percent of women and 10 percent of men...

January 4, 2018 / 2 min read


Mariners Hospital Starts Offering Care After Irma

Mariners Hospital of Baptist Health South Florida in Tavernier has begun offering services to the community following mandatory evacuations late last week. Hurricane Irma made...

September 13, 2017 / 1 min read


Prostate Cancer: Takeaways From A Governor’s Diagnosis

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton revealed Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, a day after he collapsed during his State of the State...

January 24, 2017 / 2 min read


Proton Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer with Minimal...

Many men half his age would be hard-pressed to match Alberto Gonzalez’s energy, enthusiasm and determination. After undergoing treatment for prostate cancer over the past...

September 11, 2019 / 3 min read