Tag: Baptist Health Medical Group

Florida’s “Historic” Meningitis Outbreak a Reason for...

An increase in cases of meningococcal disease across Florida has prompted state health officials to urge residents – especially college...

June 8, 2022

Thyroid Disease May Have Few or No...

The thyroid gland, located in the front of the neck below the Adam’s apple, is about two inches long —...

January 27, 2022

Can I Blame It On My Thyroid?

January is thyroid awareness month. This butterfly-shaped gland located in the front of the neck may be small, but it’s...

January 25, 2022

Men’s Health: Top 10 Excuses for Not...

Women are 100 percent more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men, according to...

June 12, 2019

Improving Patient Experience Drives Growth in Physician...

Even the most advanced medical care requires a cohesive and multidisciplinary team of physicians, surgical specialists and other professionals to...

October 24, 2018

Diabetes May Have 5 Types, New Study...

While many people recognize the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes, a newly published study from northern Europe...

March 15, 2018

Preventing Chronic Kidney Disease

Our kidneys function as our body’s filtration system. Much like a filter in a swimming pool or fish aquarium, when...

March 8, 2018

Recovering Safely After a High-Risk Pregnancy

The push toward patient empowerment is getting an extra boost as Serena Williams shares publicly the life-threatening medical complication she...

January 31, 2018

Controlling Diabetes: One Young Woman’s Success Story

A type 2 diabetes diagnosis from her primary care physician shocked Kay Nurse when she was in her 30s. Although...

November 29, 2017

Difficulty Swallowing? When to Seek Treatment

The ability to swallow is a biological function that most people take for granted. But when an illness or injury...

July 10, 2017

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Reading the Medication Labels

The package inserts on medications these days read like a laundry list of potential side effects. How do we know which would be more common...

A Celebrity’s Bout with Ruptured Aneurysms...

Actress Emilia Clarke, 35, best known for her role in Game of Thrones, recently spoke candidly about her struggles since suffering two ruptured aneurysms over...

Roundup: Monkeypox Declared Public Health Emergency;...

U.S. Declares Monkeypox a Public Health Emergency; Here’s What That Means The White House has declared monkeypox a public health emergency, a move that gives...

Basics of De-Stressing: Identifying, Resolving Stress...

In today’s rapidly changing world, stress is all around us and it’s hard to avoid some form of stress sometime during the day. “Anything can...

Better Breastfeeding: Tips for Expectant and...

You’ve stocked up on diapers, struggled to properly install your car seat and put together the crib. Now you’re anxiously awaiting the birth of your...

Understanding the Vital Importance of Routine...

A lag in routine vaccinations for children — which are required for attendance at most schools, camps and daycare centers — during the pandemic has...

Weight-Loss Medications: Clarifying Misconceptions

For decades, public health experts have warned us about the negative consequences of the obesity epidemic. However, the numbers continue to rise with no signs...

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute Cardiology...

Baptist Health Doctors Hospital, located in Coral Gables, has provided high-quality medical care to the community for decades. Starting today, Aug. 1, Doctors Hospital will...

Roundup: Health Risks of Napping Regularly;...

Napping Regularly May Increase Your Risk of High Blood Pressure and Stroke, Researchers Find Adults who frequently take naps have a greater risk of developing...

Miami Cancer Institute to Lead NIH-Funded...

Approximately 15,000 Americans are diagnosed with glioblastoma each year. Despite advances in understanding the molecular causes and effects of glioblastomas, or GBM, it remains the...