Tag: Baptist Health Neuroscience Center

Defying the Odds: He Survives Twice-Ruptured Brain...

A network engineer and father, Javier Quintana, 53, was very active and physically fit, playing tennis regularly and weight training...

July 9, 2019

First in S. Florida: New ‘WEB’ Device...

It’s called WEB, short for Woven EndoBridge, and it’s a self-expanding mesh ball made of nickel titanium that is implanted...

June 18, 2019

Stroke Survival: What You May Not Know...

You’ve probably heard about the F.A.S.T. system of recognizing stroke symptoms. But did you know that it just takes one...

May 21, 2019

B.E.S.T. Responders Tend to Stroke Patients When...

To say that time is critical for stroke patients coming into the ER is an understatement. The team of healthcare...

May 15, 2019

Stroke Questions Answered: Why are Rates Rising...

Stroke is the No. 5 cause of death for adults in the United States and the No. 1 cause of...

May 13, 2019

Stroke Risks in Those Under 55: First...

While the stroke rate continues to slide in people 55 and older, the opposite seems to be occurring among those...

April 30, 2019

Spinal Fusion in Spotlight With Tiger Woods’...

Tiger Woods’ remarkable comeback to win the Masters championship is being celebrated as a great sports achievement. But an increasingly...

April 18, 2019

Improving Sleep Health: Don’t Rely on Melatonin,...

Too many people make it through hectic, stressful days juggling work and family responsibilities, only to end up tossing and...

March 14, 2019

Stroke Rate Rising Among Younger Adults (Video)

While the stroke rate continues to slide in people 55 and older, the opposite is occurring among younger adults starting...

February 27, 2019

Stent-Like ‘Flow Diverter’ is Saving Patients with...

Yadira Erriguible, 66, recalls suddenly losing something most people take for granted. “I lost my sense of taste and smell,”...

January 23, 2019

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Baptist Health has broken ground on the new Fishermen’s Community Hospital in Marathon. The facility will continue to provide critical access to healthcare services in the...

Roundup: Breakthrough Peanut Allergy Treatment; FDA...

FDA Closer to Approving First Peanut Allergy Treatment by January An advisory committee with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first treatment...

#BaptistHealthy: Quinoa Salad with Avocado Dressing

Whole grains, such as quinoa and farro, provide essential vitamins, minerals and fiber which help regulate the digestive system and keep you fuller and more...

Triathlon Toughness: Injury Prevention Tips for...

Participants in triathlons are unquestionably tough competitors, requiring training in disciplines covering the popular sport’s swimming, cycling and running regimens. They are many physical challenges...

New Carotid Artery Procedure Lowers Stroke...

The carotid arteries are vital blood vessels in the neck that supply blood to the brain. With stenosis (narrowing) from fatty deposits, or plaque, a...

38 Years Ago, The Adams Quadruplets...

It had never happened before in the state of Florida, and it’s happened only a few times since. On Sept. 16, 1981, Florida’s first surviving...

Care On Demand Ushers in a...

For those old enough to remember when doctors used to make house calls, there is a fast-growing trend in healthcare that now brings the doctor...

Roundup: High Blood Pressure & Pregnancy;...

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Rises Dramatically Since 1970, New Study Finds There has been a sharp rise in high blood pressure among pregnant women...

#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Burpee Breakdown

Burpees are considered a cardio-strength exercise that increases your heart rate while building muscle. Burpees involve your entire body, particularly your arms and shoulders. This...

Proton Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer with...

Many men half his age would be hard-pressed to match Alberto Gonzalez’s energy, enthusiasm and determination. After undergoing treatment for prostate cancer over the past...