Tag: Baptist Hospital

Florida Keys Stroke Victim Calls Recovery a...

When you’ve just suffered an acute stroke, what happens next could mean the difference between facing a lifetime of disability...

October 1, 2019

B.E.S.T. Responders Tend to Stroke Patients When...

To say that time is critical for stroke patients coming into the ER is an understatement. The team of healthcare...

May 15, 2019

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

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Quarantine 15: What is it? Why...

“Quarantine 15” is the new “Freshman 15” — which referred to students starting in college who end up with unwanted, extra pounds. Similarly, Quarantine 15...

Helping Hands: Expert Care can Help...

Sketch pencil in her right hand, Laida Arcia Carro (pictured above) adds tiny details to complete her portrait of a strong Haitian woman. Ms. Carro...

‘Structural Heart’ Treatment: Transcatheter Mitral Valve...

Removal from a ventilator was a milestone moment for a patient recovering from parainfluenza in Baptist Hospital’s intensive care unit. But when that patient regressed...

Innovation Allows Patients with COVID-19 to...

As the volume of patients with COVID-19 continues to challenge healthcare organizations, Baptist Health South Florida is turning to an innovative solution to keep patients...

COVID-19 Roundup: Largest Clinical Trial of...

Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Vaccine Candidate Underway; 30,000 Volunteers to Take Part The largest U.S. clinical trial to test a COVID-19 vaccine candidate has...

Getting Hurricane-Ready with Healthy Food Supplies

From June through November, it is hurricane season in South Florida.  Every year, the season seems more and more active – potentially causing widespread damage,...

Baptist Health South Florida Most Awarded...

The annual U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals issue is highly anticipated by healthcare consumers. In the 2020-2021 edition, Baptist Health South Florida is...

Migraines are Often Debilitating, But New...

A migraine isn’t just a garden-variety headache. This neurological condition is the third most prevalent illness in the world. Affecting one in 10 Americans, migraines...

Preventing a Second Heart Attack

Heart attacks, or myocardial infarctions, occur when a blood clot or piece of plaque blocks one of the arteries that carries blood to the heart....

Hope Tower: A Safe New Space...

When it came to naming the newest facility at Baptist Hospital, the choice seemed obvious: Hope Tower. The recently opened building adjacent to Miami Cancer...