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COVID-19 Testing at Baptist Health: Easy as...

The nationwide surge in COVID-19 cases — just as college students are returning home and families are gathering for the holidays — underscores the need...

November 20, 2020 / 2 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: New Estimate of Asymptomatic Carriers;...

CDC Update: Estimate of Asymptomatic COVID-19 Carriers Increased to 40% Asymptomatic coronavirus carriers, or those who do not experience any symptoms, unknowingly contribute to the...

July 17, 2020 / 3 min read


Can COVID-19 Spread Via Swimming Pools?

In South Florida, the weather is already warm enough for swimming pool activities, especially as kids are out of school for a prolonged period of...

March 18, 2020 / 2 min read


Blood Pressure vs. Heart Rate: Learn the...

There are many misconceptions regarding BP and heart rate readings, primarily because the two are usually taken simultaneously by most doctors and by self-monitoring devices...

October 20, 2014 / 3 min read


Hip Arthroscopy: Minimally Invasive Procedure to Manage...

With advances in surgical instrumentation and techniques, hip arthroscopy has evolved to help patients with certain injuries or positional hip pain to return to normal...

July 1, 2020 / 3 min read


Survey: Alcohol and Drug Use Increase During...

The coronavirus pandemic has affected millions of Americans who have suffered hardships over the past several months. Some have lost their jobs and others are...

September 10, 2020 / 3 min read


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“Brain on Fire” Condition Explained: What’s Anti-NMDA...

Awareness about anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis increased earlier this year when Netflix aired Brain on Fire, a movie that tells the real-life story of one young...

August 30, 2018 / 2 min read


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


His Stroke Came Suddenly After Mild COVID-19...

Robert Wright, 57, a 32-year police veteran with 26 years at the Coral Gables Police Department, took pride in being fit. He had no underlying...

August 17, 2020 / 4 min read


Never Too Late: Building Muscle and Strength...

Repeated research has shown that, through weight training, men and women in their 60s and beyond can grow muscles as big and strong as an...

January 4, 2017 / 3 min read