Tag: Baptist Hospital

Baptist Health Welcomes First Baby of 2016...

Alaina Star Epps is the first baby born at a Baptist Health Hospital in 2016. Mother Cordelia Riggins delivered her...

January 5, 2016

Extreme Preemies: Survival of the Tiniest

Big advances in maternal and neonatal care over the last 20 years are helping the tiniest infants survive. In the...

November 17, 2015

Keeping Your Bladder Healthy

Awareness of common conditions that affect the bladder, such as urinary incontinence, interstitial cystitis and recurring urinary tract infections (UTIs)...

November 9, 2015

Watch Now: Neissa’s Life-Saving Surgery

(VIDEO: A team of specialists discusses the complexities of removing a massive tumor from 8-year-old Neissa Azor’s face.) When Neissa...

October 15, 2015

Breastfeeding Is Good Medicine for Both Baby...

At 10:30 a.m. Aug. 1, 10 babies at West Kendall Baptist Hospital became part of a worldwide movement to promote...

August 12, 2015

Baptist Health South Florida Hospitals Named Best...

Baptist Health South Florida hospitals have once again been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the...

July 22, 2015

Facts About Cataracts

Getting older – it’s a matter of perspective whether you honor it or hide it. However you view your age,...

June 16, 2015

Perinatal Depression: Not Just the ‘Baby Blues’

While being pregnant is most often characterized as a happy, feel-good time for a mother-to-be, it can be a time...

June 10, 2015

Watch Now: Expanding Innovation at Baptist Hospital

A $100 million project to expand Baptist Hospital's Surgery Center and Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute is nearing completion

June 4, 2015

3D Mammography: Clear and Accurate

Mammography plays a major role in detecting breast cancer when it’s still small enough to be easily treated. And advances...

May 14, 2015

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Flu Season During COVID-19: What You...

The 2020 flu season is here and getting vaccinated is more important than ever because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Social-distancing guidelines to slow the spread...

Homestead Hospital’s Grow2Heal Garden, Miami-Dade County...

Homestead Hospital’s Grow2Heal garden is well known for growing fresh produce to feed, and educate the community about healthier living. Now, Grow2Heal is also partnering...

Medicine’s New Frontier: Neuroscience Tackles Some...

More intricate than the most complicated computer, the human brain and nervous system remain shrouded in mystery, an endless source of wonder. Every day brings...

COVID-19 Roundup: Young Adults Increasingly Test...

CDC: Younger Adults Made Up Largest Group of COVID-19 Cases June-August Adults between ages 20 and 29 represented the largest category of new COVID-19 cases...

Case Study: Backup Plan Helps Save...

The situation appeared dire for a 67-year-old patient whose heart was so weak it could not pump enough blood to sustain his body. He was...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Ceviche Ecuadorian-Style

In the United States, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15.  During this time, we recognize the histories, cultures, customs, diversity...

Bump on Shoulder Leads to Surprise...

It was 2016 and Humberto de Lara and his family were looking forward to celebrating the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday at their home in Pinecrest. While...

Fighting Pancreatic Cancer With ‘Intra-arterial Chemotherapy’...

Challenging to diagnose and difficult to treat, pancreatic cancer is projected to become the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths this year. The 5-year survival rate...

Back on the Slopes After Knee...

Nick Chavez describes himself as “extreme.” The 35-year-old Coconut Grove sales professional seeks the adventure that comes with hiking, whitewater rafting, jumping off cliffs and...

Ready for In-Person School? 12 Safety...

While most people yearn for a return to a pre-pandemic “normal,” are you ready to send your child back to in-person school? For many families,...