Tag: brain injury

Roundup: Traumatic Brain Injuries in Kids; E-Cig...

Activities, Products Linked to Most Traumatic Brain Injuries in Kids, Teens Most traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, among children and...

August 2, 2019

‘Alarming’ Brain Study Questions Safety of Tackle...

A new study has found that kids who play tackle football at or before the age of 12 could be...

May 14, 2018

Roundup: Heart & Exercise, Dementia Risk, and...

Being Fit, Active Benefits Even Those With Family History of Heart Disease Exercise is good for your heart and preventing...

April 13, 2018

Roundup: Hip Fractures in Older Women on...

Hip fractures are common among the elderly, and the number of older women who are experiencing this serious injury is...

January 19, 2018

Surviving Brain Aneurysms With Advanced Care

Brain aneurysms — bulges in the walls of blood vessels — are like ticking time bombs in your head. While not...

June 1, 2017

Aphasia: A Disorder More Common Than You...

Every year close to 180,000 people experience aphasia, an acquired communication disorder caused by damage or injury to the left...

June 29, 2016

Concussion Concerns: Ivy League Coaches Move to...

Health concerns about concussions in football continue. Ivy League football coaches recently voted to ban full-contact, tackling from football practices. The...

March 9, 2016

Melanoma Rate Doubles; The Skinny on Healthy...

The rate of diagnoses for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, has doubled between 1982 and 2011, the U.S....

June 5, 2015

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Beating the Odds: Pancreatic Cancer Survivor...

At the start of 2019, Bob Dickinson got a diagnosis no one wants ― pancreatic cancer. Until very recently, pancreatic cancer cases rarely have had...

Roundup: Immunocompromised Eligible for Additional Booster;...

More People, Especially the Immunocompromised, are Eligible for Additional Vaccine Doses as Omicron Cases Surge Eligibility for boosters expanded this month, with the U.S. Centers...

Resolve to Take Care of Your...

Self-care – and learning how to make it a part of your daily life – plays a key role in maintaining good mental health, and...

Knee and Hip Arthritis: Self-Assessment and...

Could the pain you are feeling be arthritis? Francisco J. Garcia, physician assistant at the arthritis clinic at Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, answered...

Omicron Wave Woes: COVID-19 in 2022

New year, new COVID surge. The Omicron variant has swept across the country, bringing with it new questions about testing, symptoms, quarantine guidelines, boosters, treatments,...

Dealing with Omicron Surge: Baptist Health...

The Omicron variant, much more transmissible than the previously dominant Delta strain, has yet to peak in South Florida and across the nation, as hospitals...

The Promise of Precision Medicine Means...

Author: Michael J. Zinner, M.D., CEO and executive medical director of Miami Cancer Institute. Marked by the continued presence of COVID-19, 2021 was a milestone...

Annual Screenings, Early Diagnosis Help South...

Jacqueline “Jackie” Modia – wife, mother, bank branch manager and South Miami resident – did everything right when it came to her health. Annual visits...

Getting Back on Track With Your...

Did you fall off the healthy-habits wagon over the holidays? Don’t beat yourself up. And don’t give in to the lure of fad diets or...

Roundup: Pfizer Booster Approved for Kids...

FDA, CDC: Pfizer Booster Shots for Kids 12-15, and Less Time Between 2nd and 3rd Shots for Everyone The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...