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Break Repairs: Casting vs. Splinting

Most cases of arm or leg fractures require splinting before a cast is molded. But splints for broken bones seem to have gotten a bit...

October 11, 2013 / 2 min read


Preventing Urinary Tract Infections

When you experience a sudden urge to go to the bathroom, but only a few drops of urine come out — along with a burning...

November 13, 2017 / 3 min read


Myth vs. Fact: Should You Tightly Swaddle...

Many people believe that a tightly swaddled newborn is a happy, comfortable and comforted baby. But what some parents don’t realize is that while wrapping...

March 19, 2013 / 2 min read


Jim Kelly’s Battle Spotlights Oral Cancer

Jim Kelly, the NFL Hall of Fame quarterback and former University of Miami football standout, announced Thursday that he will once again undergo treatment for...

March 6, 2018 / 3 min read


Heart Attack Symptoms: Are They Different Between...

While chest pain and shortness of breath have long been the telltale signs of a heart attack, these symptoms have been based on years of...

February 8, 2013 / 2 min read


Flu Cases Rising at Emergency Rooms, Doctors’...

An active flu season is driving more patients to local emergency rooms and primary care offices for treatment, as Florida is one of 49 states...

February 1, 2018 / 3 min read


‘Dry Drowning’ – Warning Signs That Parents...

The “dry drowning” death of a 4-year-old boy from Houston has brought national attention to a rare condition that can occur hours or even days...

June 14, 2017 / 2 min read


Your Calcium Score; Your Heart Health

If you could peek into your future and see what your heart health may look like in five to 10 years, would you do it?...

February 1, 2018 / 4 min read


Grow2Heal: Homestead Hospital’s Community Garden (VIDEO)

Homestead Hospital's Grow2Heal Community Garden promotes healthier living by harvesting organic fruits, vegetables, herbs, fruit trees and native flowers.

January 26, 2016 / 1 min read


Dementia May Signal Pneumonia in Elderly

More frequently, elderly patients in the 70s, 80s and older are seeing their doctors and finding out that fresh episodes of disorientation are actually caused...

February 14, 2014 / 2 min read