Tag: Baptist Sleep Center

Roundup: Risk of Opioid Overdose Surpasses Car...

The chance of an adult in the U.S. dying accidentally from an opioid overdose is greater than dying in a...

January 18, 2019

Screen Time and Children: Major Study to...

How much “screen time” kids should be allowed on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets is still being debated and...

December 17, 2018

Roundup: Polio-like AFM ‘Peaks’; Too Much Sleep...

CDC: Cases of Polio-like Illness has ‘Peaked’ for This Year The cases of the polio-like illness AFM (acute flaccid myelitis)...

December 7, 2018

Surprising Signs of Adult-Onset Asthma

That persistent cough that keeps you up at night may stem from more than just a tickle in the back...

July 10, 2018

Top 4 Contributors to Sleep Deprivation

The top four contributors to sleep disturbances and sleep deprivation all center around poor sleep hygiene.

March 12, 2018

Answers to Top 5 Most Googled Health...

Nearly everyone has Googled questions related to health issues at one point, or at least semi-regularly. Meanwhile, the Internet search...

January 17, 2018

‘Fall Back’ to Healthier Sleep Habits

“Daylight saving time” (DST) ends Sunday at 2 a.m., officially. That’s when you “fall back” by turning your clocks back...

November 2, 2017

Diabetics With Sleep Apnea at Higher Risk...

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is known to be associated with many health problems, but most people do not realize that...

September 5, 2017

Shifting Sleep Times Impact Insulin, May Lead...

If you’re like most this week, you’re likely feeling the effects of Daylight Saving Time, which started yesterday. Awakening in...

March 14, 2016

Watch Now: Device Offers Hope for Patients...

(VIDEO: Lance Van Schaik, who suffers from severe sleep apnea, explains what a new surgically implanted device has done to...

August 11, 2015

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New CDC Data: 59% of COVID-19 Cases Spread by Persons With No Symptoms People infected with COVID-19 who have no symptoms transmit more than half...

Primary Care and Endocrinology Patients Have...

Baptist Health South Florida’s new wellness and medical complex in Plantation, which opened recently at 1228 South Pine Island Road just north of I-595, has...

Memory Loss & Dementia: Are You...

We’ve all forgotten where we left our car keys, or the name of an old acquaintance. It’s not uncommon to develop some memory issues as a...

‘Too Far, Too Fast’ — Physician...

During the COVID-19 pandemic, both experienced and newbie runners have hit the roads and parks to offset the effects of spending more time at home...

Baptist Health Pharmacy Residents at the...

Today, January 12, is National Pharmacist Day. And for a group of Baptist Health pharmacy residents, the coronavirus pandemic has left an indelible mark on...

Primary Care Q&A: Here’s Why It’s...

Want to take control of your health in 2021? A good place to start is a visit with a primary care physician. In a 10-year...

New Procedure Provides Relief for Thousands...

Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men, with more than 190,000 new cases diagnosed each year, according to...

Roundup: CDC Update on COVID-19 Variants;...

CDC: New Variants of COVID-19 Do Not Reduce Effectiveness of Vaccines There have been many media reports following the development of so-called variants of COVID-19....

Curious About COVID-19 Vaccines? Here’s Helpful...

As the nationwide rollout of COVID-19 vaccines continues and South Floridians await their turn, some people are turning to their local healthcare institutions for more...