Tag: Baptist Health Primary Care

Resolve to Take Care of Your Mental...

Self-care – and learning how to make it a part of your daily life – plays a key role in...

January 13, 2022

Getting Back on Track With Your Health

Did you fall off the healthy-habits wagon over the holidays? Don’t beat yourself up. And don’t give in to the...

January 7, 2022

Figuring Your Ideal Weight – And Why...

A BMI “body mass index” quickly configures a status number (18.5-24.9 considered “normal”) using your height and weight. But a...

December 29, 2021

Ask the Psychiatrist: Tips to Help Reduce...

“Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hannukah are my favorite holidays,” says Rachel Rohaidy, M.D., a board-certified psychiatrist at Baptist Health Primary Care....

December 22, 2021

Ask The Psychiatrist: What’s Behind the Rise...

Suicide rates in the U.S. are rising, experts say, and the coronavirus pandemic may be to blame. According to the...

September 23, 2021

Men, You Don’t have to ‘Pump Iron’...

Men are well known for putting off regular medical checkups — and they’re also known for coming up with excuses...

August 17, 2021

Ladies, Here’s How to Prevent Top 7...

Two out of every three caregivers in the U.S. are women. That means they provide daily or regular support to...

August 16, 2021

Expert Shares What Men Need to Know...

Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs either when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, a hormone that regulates...

August 11, 2021

Four Things Primary Care Physicians Watch For...

Women tend to be pretty good about keeping everyone in the family on track with doctors’ appointments, health screenings and...

August 9, 2021

Top 4 Reasons Why Men Tend to...

Why do mean overeat? That question may not seem to come up frequently since research studies have suggested that women...

August 5, 2021

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COVID-19 Roundup: Latest on N95 Mask...

Without Choosing One Type Over Another, CDC Now Says N95, KN95 Masks are Preferable The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated...

When Should Runners Worry About Surging...

If you’re a regular runner — or going as far as training for a marathon or half-marathon — you’ve probably had those worrisome moments when...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What You Need...

Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common conditions affecting the hand and is highly responsive to treatment, says Dalibel Bravo, M.D., a board-certified,...

Why ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ Are Good Medicine

Getting a prescription for a medication is nothing new. Neither is getting your doctor’s advice to exercise regularly. When that advice takes the form of...

New Front-Line Drug Therapy for Stroke...

Since 1995, patients arriving at a hospital within 4.5 hours of onset of stroke symptoms have been treated with alteplase, a type of tPA medication...

Beating the Odds: Pancreatic Cancer Survivor...

At the start of 2019, Bob Dickinson got a diagnosis no one wants ― pancreatic cancer. Until very recently, pancreatic cancer cases rarely have had...

Roundup: Immunocompromised Eligible for Additional Booster;...

More People, Especially the Immunocompromised, are Eligible for Additional Vaccine Doses as Omicron Cases Surge Eligibility for boosters expanded this month, with the U.S. Centers...

Resolve to Take Care of Your...

Self-care – and learning how to make it a part of your daily life – plays a key role in maintaining good mental health, and...

Knee and Hip Arthritis: Self-Assessment and...

Could the pain you are feeling be arthritis? Francisco J. Garcia, physician assistant at the arthritis clinic at Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, answered...

Omicron Wave Woes: COVID-19 in 2022

New year, new COVID surge. The Omicron variant has swept across the country, bringing with it new questions about testing, symptoms, quarantine guidelines, boosters, treatments,...