Tag: Baptist Health Medical Group

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

Robotic Hernia Repair on the Rise

While documented incidence of abdominal hernias varies greatly, researchers and surgeons generally agree that hernia repair is the most common...

June 26, 2017

Your Gallbladder and What To Do With...

Indigestion, heartburn or pain in the upper-right side of your stomach. You may feel one or more of these after eating a...

January 19, 2017

12 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

Whether it’s the 12 Days of Christmas, eight days and nights of Hanukkah, seven days of Kwanza or times of...

December 23, 2016

Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before Surgery

While many of us are engrossed in the hustle and bustle of holiday celebrations and gift buying, some people are...

December 7, 2016

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Roundup: FDA’s Supplements Crackdown; Low-Risk Prostate...

FDA to Provide Stricter Oversight of Supplements, False or Misleading Health Claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said this week it is tightening...

Vaccines and Preventing Outbreaks of Measles,...

Over the past decade, news organizations have reported on outbreaks of viruses that were once thought to be eliminated in the United States and other...

How Many Steps Mean ‘Moderate’ Exercise?

The number of steps taken each day has become a key barometer of exercise as many Americans sport a smartphone, high-tech watch or other type...

Mental Health Takes Center Stage at...

Lady Gaga used her wins at this year’s Grammy Awards to shine light on mental health, continuing to use her notoriety as a platform to...

Here’s Why Juicing is Not as...

Juicing -- which refers to mixing up fruits and/or vegetables into a blender for a quick smoothie -- has become a trendy thing. But when...

Preventing Heart Disease At Any Age

Most adults are familiar with one more more ways of preventing heart disease. The public has been barraged with health studies on what’s good for...

Roundup: Obesity-Linked Cancers in Young Adults;...

Cancers Linked to Obesity Increasing Among Young Adults An obesity epidemic persists in the United States, and a new study has yielded a concerning side...

Exercise (Even Dancing) Can Improve Brain...

Mounting evidence shows that regular exercise, including activities such as brisk walking, dancing and other routines that many older adults can undertake, provides brain health...

Lowering Prescription Drug Prices

As the cost of medications continues to rise and the debate over pharmaceuticals intensifies, patients are often faced with navigating options available through health insurance...

Preventing Injuries From Electric Scooters

With the convenience of riding on electric scooters to get from place to place in traffic-dense cities comes the risk for injury and the need...