Tag: Baptist Hospital of Miami

If You’re Vaccinated, Here are the Facts...

The best way to protect you and your family from COVID-19, and its more severe delta variant, is to get...

August 3, 2021

Life on the Frontline of the COVID-19...

Ever wonder what it’s like to work in healthcare during the pandemic? As the coronavirus raged through South Florida earlier...

July 22, 2020

Talking with Your Kids About the Tough...

A global pandemic. Lives and jobs lost. Schools closed. Routines disrupted. For many families, 2020 will be remembered as the...

July 11, 2020

A Trip to the ER During COVID-19

Sam Verdeja went to bed the night of May 14th with some discomfort in his lower left abdomen. When he...

June 9, 2020

Miami Cancer Institute Develops In-House Test For...

One of the greatest challenges for healthcare systems during the coronavirus pandemic has been the timely identification of COVID-19 patients....

April 21, 2020

Pregnancy After 35: Risks and Complications

Entertainer Janet Jackson revealed at age 50 that she was pregnant with her first child. Other celebrities, such as Kelly...

January 14, 2019

Hand Sanitizer vs. Soap and Water for...

During the time of year when occurrences of flu and other respiratory infections increase, public health departments, hospitals, pediatricians and...

November 12, 2018

How Exercise During Pregnancy Can Benefit Mom...

When it comes to exercise during pregnancy, two predominant schools of thought exist – exercise can harm the developing baby...

August 29, 2018

What Is Cardiac Catheterization?

You’ve experienced chest discomfort during exercise. Your doctor sent you to a cardiologist, who ordered a stress test, and the...

August 23, 2018

New 24-Hour Stroke Protocol Treats More At-Risk...

A new protocol for treating patients with the most common type of stroke – the type triggered by a blood...

May 21, 2018

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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,...

Dealing with Omicron Surge: Baptist Health...

The Omicron variant, much more transmissible than the previously dominant Delta strain, has yet to peak in South Florida and across the nation, as hospitals...

The Promise of Precision Medicine Means...

Author: Michael J. Zinner, M.D., CEO and executive medical director of Miami Cancer Institute. Marked by the continued presence of COVID-19, 2021 was a milestone...

Annual Screenings, Early Diagnosis Help South...

Jacqueline “Jackie” Modia – wife, mother, bank branch manager and South Miami resident – did everything right when it came to her health. Annual visits...

Getting Back on Track With Your...

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

Roundup: Pfizer Booster Approved for Kids...

FDA, CDC: Pfizer Booster Shots for Kids 12-15, and Less Time Between 2nd and 3rd Shots for Everyone The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...