Tag: Baptist Health Primary Care

Keeping Up with Immunizations is More Critical...

Whether it’s in person or online, it’s back-to-school time. Making sure children receive the required immunizations before the first bell...

August 10, 2020

Need-to-Know Facts About Dehydration, Heat Exhaustion and...

Even by South Florida standards, Miami-Dade has been extraordinarily hot this summer, breaking several daily records for high temperatures throughout...

July 6, 2020

New Normal at Your Doctor’s Office is...

Forget the crowded doctor’s office visits of the past. The new reality is designed for the safety of patients and...

May 26, 2020

When Does a Runny Nose Require Medical...

After two or three days, clear mucus may change to a white, yellow, or green color. This is is usually...

January 21, 2020

Tips for Healthy Holiday Traveling

More than 6.1 million Floridians will set a new travel record for the holidays this year, projects the American Automobile...

December 18, 2019

What is N.E.AT.? And Why It’s Important...

One study after another confirms the many benefits of regular exercise in managing or preventing serious chronic conditions, including heart...

September 30, 2019

Prostate Cancer Screening: Clearing Up the Confusion

It's been just five months since a prominent panel of U.S. healthcare experts reversed an earlier stance against the prostate-specific...

September 4, 2019

Your BMI and What to Make of...

A person’s BMI, or “body mass index,” has been gaining prominence in the national conversation about ideal weight and how...

August 26, 2019

Hepatitis-A Health Alert: What You Need to...

The Florida Surgeon General has declared a public health emergency in response to the state’s rising cases of Hepatitis A,...

August 5, 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

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Pause in High School Sports Puts...

When the coronavirus pandemic brought high school sports programs in South Florida to a grinding halt this spring, coaches and sports medicine specialists worried that...

BioSkills Lab Prepares Future Surgeons with...

Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, is training future surgeons in a real-world environment so that they are fully...

Keeping Up with Immunizations is More...

Whether it’s in person or online, it’s back-to-school time. Making sure children receive the required immunizations before the first bell rings has always been on...

Playing in Orlando ‘Bubble’: Team Physician...

The Miami HEAT kicked off its return last week within the so-called NBA Orlando “bubble,” where the pandemic-shortened 2019-2020 season is back underway. The NBA’s...

COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Updates Isolation Guidelines;...

CDC: Most No Longer Infectious With COVID-19 Ten Days After Symptom Onset Mounting evidence is indicating that most people remain infectious with COVID-19 for no...

Quarantine 15: What is it? Why...

“Quarantine 15” is the new “Freshman 15” — which referred to students starting in college who end up with unwanted, extra pounds. Similarly, Quarantine 15...

Helping Hands: Expert Care can Help...

Sketch pencil in her right hand, Laida Arcia Carro (pictured above) adds tiny details to complete her portrait of a strong Haitian woman. Ms. Carro...

‘Structural Heart’ Treatment: Transcatheter Mitral Valve...

Removal from a ventilator was a milestone moment for a patient recovering from parainfluenza in Baptist Hospital’s intensive care unit. But when that patient regressed...

Innovation Allows Patients with COVID-19 to...

As the volume of patients with COVID-19 continues to challenge healthcare organizations, Baptist Health South Florida is turning to an innovative solution to keep patients...

COVID-19 Roundup: Largest Clinical Trial of...

Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Vaccine Candidate Underway; 30,000 Volunteers to Take Part The largest U.S. clinical trial to test a COVID-19 vaccine candidate has...