Tag: Baptist Hospital

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

Chromosome Disorders: What is Trisomy?

The human body is made from 23 pairs of chromosomes for a total of 46. Chromosomes are made up of...

March 29, 2017

Baptist Health South Florida Honored for Workplace...

Baptist Health South Florida is once again the recipient of two prestigious awards that honor high standards of workplace culture.

March 13, 2017

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Spirit of Giving: It’s Adopt-A-Family Time...

Every year, Baptist Health Primary Care partners with CBS4 Neighbors for Neighbors to provide holiday gifts for families in need under the Adopt-A-Family 4 the Holidays program. Now...

Roundup: Florida Improves in Ranking of...

Some states are significantly healthier than others, according to an updated ranking of how states are faring with a variety of challenges, including rates of...

Bullying: Lessening the Harm to Your...

Stories of childhood bullying, spread quickly by social media, are making news headlines and bringing the dangerous behavior to light. A topic once contained to...

Toy Safety 2017: The Latest on...

There were an estimated 174,100 toy-related, emergency room-treated injuries — and seven deaths — in 2016 to children younger than 15, according to a new report...

#BaptistHealthy: Baked Potato Latkes (Video)

Here’s a healthy latke recipe for the whole family, just in time for Hanukkah. Latkes are traditional “potato pancake” dishes served during Hanukkah festivities. 

‘Dramatic’ Diabetes Diagnosis Inspires Healthier Living...

Christopher Braithwaite, 35, was a paramedic for seven years when he walked into the emergency room at Baptist Hospital of Miami as a patient himself,...

Roundup: Flu Season Off to a...

Early signs point to a rough 2017-2018 flu season, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting twice as many cases of...

Shingles, Flu and You: What to...

There’s a new shingles vaccine and adults should be vaccinated with it starting at age 50, according to an advisory committee to the U.S. Centers...

5 Myths About Sugar That May...

When you were a little kid, your mother probably warned you about sugar “rotting your teeth,” but with a quick stroke of your toothbrush and...

Possible Lung Cancer Symptoms You Shouldn’t...

Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in the United States for both men and women. And most patients are diagnosed in the latter stages of...