Tag: Baptist Health Primary Care

Facing the Facts of Fibromyalgia

  Irish singer-songwriter Sinead O’Connor, actress-comedian Janeane Garofolo and Academy-award winning actor Morgan Freeman know the agony of the chronic,...

May 12, 2015

5 Melanoma Myths

  Many see developing skin cancer as “no big deal,” compared with other forms of cancer, but for the 73,870...

May 4, 2015

Sugar's Code Names Revealed

There’s a war raging against sugar in the American diet and for good reason: The sweet compound that our culture...

April 6, 2015

Spring Break Safety

Spring Break provides the perfect opportunity for kids to shed the winter doldrums and create springtime memories. For parents, it’s...

March 16, 2015

Gut Check — Probiotics and Your Health

In our germ-conscious culture, bacteria often are associated with illness and uncleanliness. We carry around bottles of antibacterial gel, wash...

January 13, 2015

Holiday Tips to Stay Fit

’Tis the season to indulge and to make countless excuses for straying from your healthy habits. Yet, with little effort...

December 15, 2014

Watch Now: Adopt A Family 4 The...

(VIDEO: The Hernandez family receives a special holiday surprise from Neighbors 4 Neighbors and Baptist Health Primary Care.) For more...

December 5, 2014

Diabetes Danger Rising for Some

You’ve likely heard that the U.S. is in the midst of an epidemic. The incidence of diabetes doubled between 1990...

November 3, 2014

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Vaccinations, Hygiene and More: Fighting the...

Schools are back in session this week, but many questions linger regarding infectious diseases – both new and old. The well-established viruses for which children...

NIH-Funded Research Targets Treatment for Brain...

About 30,000 people in the United States suffer a brain aneurysm rupture each year – about one every 18 minutes. Women – primarily between the...

New Brain-Mapping Tech at Baptist Health...

Pioneering brain-mapping software, developed by Omniscient Neurotechnology, allows neurosurgeons to visualize and understand a patient’s neural networks – those that control complex functions such as...

Orthopedic Care: Taking Steps to Address...

Your feet are your body’s foundation, so taking good care of them is important to your overall health. Years of wear and tear, sports injuries,...

Roundup: Higher Rates of Heart-Health Risk...

Projected Higher Rates of Heart Disease Risk Factors to Impact Minorities Most, Researchers Find By the year 2060, projected rates of cardiovascular risk factors and...

Baptist Health Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

Using real-time ultrasound imaging during minimally invasive heart procedures is a relatively new advancement that has just recently taken a major step forward with the...

Ask the Psychiatrist: What to Expect...

While awareness of mental health issues and resources have become more mainstream in recent years, a South Florida psychiatrist says that many people who could...

Preventing Cognitive Decline: 5 Tips to...

Preventing cognitive decline has made the news lately. A new study indicates that physical and mental activities as people age can preserve the brain’s processing...

Miami Cancer Institute Launches Global Consortium...

Miami Cancer Institute has spearheaded the creation of the Global Bladder Cancer Consortium (GBCC), a collaboration between the world’s top experts in bladder cancer. Among...

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...