Tag: Baptist Hospital

Triplets Follow in Mother’s Footsteps Delivering Babies...

Identical triplets conceived naturally are very rare – ranging from one in 60,000 to one in 200 million births, according...

November 13, 2018

Flu Cases Rising at Emergency Rooms, Doctors’...

An active flu season is driving more patients to local emergency rooms and primary care offices for treatment, as Florida...

February 1, 2018

Complex Artery Repair Gave Him His Life...

When a coronary artery, which supplies oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscle, is completely or nearly completely blocked, it is...

September 19, 2017

Top Storm-Recovery Injuries to Avoid

Injuries related to storm recovery activities are of major concern to healthcare providers as residents of South Florida clean up...

September 14, 2017

Fumes from Power Generators Sending Kids, Adults...

The sounds of portable generators permeate South Florida neighborhoods that have yet to have electrical power restored, but the potential...

September 13, 2017

Wounded War Veteran Receives Leg-Saving Surgery at...

For nearly 10 years, Anthony Ameen has been on a journey of healing. But it wasn’t until a not-for-profit foundation that...

August 10, 2017

Baptist Health Named Among the Best in...

The yearly U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals issue is one of the most anticipated publications by healthcare consumers. The 2017-2018...

August 8, 2017

Baby Anderson’s Surgery: A Second Chance at...

Anderson Destine is only nine months old, but he has already received a second chance at life. The Haitian boy...

July 17, 2017

7 Ways to Reduce Your Stroke Risk...

About half of American adults have at least one risk factor for stroke, including high blood pressure, high blood sugar...

May 17, 2017

Clot-Busting Drug Stops A Stroke In Its...

Healthy and fit at 49, Miami-Dade County homicide detective David Denmark doesn’t seem like a typical stroke victim. “For you...

May 10, 2017

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Roundup: FDA’s Supplements Crackdown; Low-Risk Prostate...

FDA to Provide Stricter Oversight of Supplements, False or Misleading Health Claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said this week it is tightening...

Vaccines and Preventing Outbreaks of Measles,...

Over the past decade, news organizations have reported on outbreaks of viruses that were once thought to be eliminated in the United States and other...

How Many Steps Mean ‘Moderate’ Exercise?

The number of steps taken each day has become a key barometer of exercise as many Americans sport a smartphone, high-tech watch or other type...

Mental Health Takes Center Stage at...

Lady Gaga used her wins at this year’s Grammy Awards to shine light on mental health, continuing to use her notoriety as a platform to...

Here’s Why Juicing is Not as...

Juicing -- which refers to mixing up fruits and/or vegetables into a blender for a quick smoothie -- has become a trendy thing. But when...

Preventing Heart Disease At Any Age

Most adults are familiar with one more more ways of preventing heart disease. The public has been barraged with health studies on what’s good for...

Roundup: Obesity-Linked Cancers in Young Adults;...

Cancers Linked to Obesity Increasing Among Young Adults An obesity epidemic persists in the United States, and a new study has yielded a concerning side...

Exercise (Even Dancing) Can Improve Brain...

Mounting evidence shows that regular exercise, including activities such as brisk walking, dancing and other routines that many older adults can undertake, provides brain health...

Lowering Prescription Drug Prices

As the cost of medications continues to rise and the debate over pharmaceuticals intensifies, patients are often faced with navigating options available through health insurance...

Preventing Injuries From Electric Scooters

With the convenience of riding on electric scooters to get from place to place in traffic-dense cities comes the risk for injury and the need...