Tag: Baptist Health Center for Robotic Surgery

‘My Depression Saved Me’: A Patient Story

Medical experts have established a link between depression and cancer. Last year, psychologist Paula Levine, Ph.D., experienced that link first...

September 6, 2017

Top Healthcare Innovations of the Year

When it comes to healthcare innovations, or advancements in combating cancer and other chronic or deadly diseases, 2016 was a...

December 29, 2016

Managing Endometriosis: Options for Relief

“Endometriosis often goes undiagnosed or is misdiagnosed because the symptoms can mirror other disorders that cause pelvic pain,” said John...

May 10, 2016

Lung Cancer in Nonsmokers

When you hear about someone having lung cancer, you likely wonder – if not ask aloud – whether the person...

November 11, 2015

Fibroid Surgery Risks Explained

When Ethicon, a division of Johnson & Johnson, in July voluntarily recalled a tool gynecologic surgeons had been using to...

September 10, 2014

Watch Now: Children After Cervical Cancer

Anaelvys Espinoza-Ruiz was engaged to be married when she found out she had cervical cancer. While the removal of her...

August 5, 2014

A Survivor’s Dream Come True

A diagnosis of ovarian cancer is scary.  But when you’re 25 years old, engaged to be married and had hoped...

June 20, 2014

Super-Heated Treatment for Ovarian Cancer

Surgeons treating women with recurring ovarian cancer have a new approach that is showing some promise in improving survival rates....

June 9, 2014

A Mother’s Miracle

This Mother’s Day, mothers from all over will celebrate the miracle of parenthood. For Qynata Henry-Nairn, 34, mother to 2-month...

May 9, 2014

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Roundup: CDC Update on COVID-19 and...

CDC: More Pregnant Women Should be Getting Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Pregnant women are at increased risk for severe illness and death from COVID-19, compared with...

Bethesda Heart Marks 100th TAVR —...

About 20 months after it’s first “transcatheter aortic valve replacement,” a minimally invasive procedure commonly known as TAVR, a team at Bethesda Heart Hospital, part...

Ask the Psychiatrist: Tending to Your...

“One of my favorite books is Love in the Time of Cholera, not only because of the love story but also because one of its...

Complex Surgery Can Solve Debilitating Back...

After years of debilitating back pain, Timothy McQuade could barely walk down his driveway to collect his mail. Now, however, he no longer worries about...

Why Don’t Men Go to the...

Men are much less likely than women to seek medical attention when they’re not feeling well. The question is: why? Why are men more prone to skipping...

Even for Men Who Ignore Their...

Among the things spouses will never understand about their husbands – aside from their inability to ask for directions when lost – is their unwillingness...

Men: Know Your Genetics to Lower...

A gene mutation that could put you at higher risk for cancer is just as likely to come from your father as your mother. Unfortunately,...

Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Athletes

Christian Eriksen, the Danish soccer star who collapsed on the field during a European Championship match Saturday, suffered cardiac arrest before he was was resuscitated...

COVID Roundup: ‘Breakthrough’ Cases are Milder,...

CDC: Milder, Shorter Illness for Few Who Get Infected After Being Vaccinated The mRNA COVID-19 vaccines — from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna — make illness “milder...

Children’s Health: Water Safety at the...

While U.S. public health officials say there are no reports of COVID-19 spreading to people through the water in pools, water playgrounds, or other properly...