Tag: Brain Tumor Program

McCain’s Brain Cancer Diagnosis: A Tough Battle...

The type of brain tumor that doctors removed from Senator John McCain last week is known as a glioblastoma, a...

July 20, 2017

Spotlight on Meningiomas as Celebrity Battles Brain...

Actress and television host Maria Menounos, 39, revealed this month that she was diagnosed earlier this year with a golf...

July 12, 2017

Brain Cancer Overtakes Leukemia as Deadliest for...

Together, the two diseases account for slightly more than half of all cancer deaths among Americans between the ages of...

September 26, 2016

Baptist Health Neuroscience Center Debuts Intraoperative MRI...

(VIDEO: Intraoperative MRI is giving surgeons at Baptist Health Neuroscience Center the ability to make real-time assessments during surgery.) Neurosurgeons...

March 28, 2016

Santia's Story: Life-Changing Brain Surgery for Haitian...

When Santia Baptiste, a 12-year-old girl from Saint Michel in Haiti, started having problems seeing the board at her school,...

October 2, 2014

Watch Now: Brain Surgery While Awake

When doctors at Baptist Health Neuroscience Center discovered that 27-year-old Sandra Cruz had a brain tumor, they suggested she undergo...

January 22, 2014

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Roundup: FDA’s Supplements Crackdown; Low-Risk Prostate...

FDA to Provide Stricter Oversight of Supplements, False or Misleading Health Claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said this week it is tightening...

Vaccines and Preventing Outbreaks of Measles,...

Over the past decade, news organizations have reported on outbreaks of viruses that were once thought to be eliminated in the United States and other...

How Many Steps Mean ‘Moderate’ Exercise?

The number of steps taken each day has become a key barometer of exercise as many Americans sport a smartphone, high-tech watch or other type...

Mental Health Takes Center Stage at...

Lady Gaga used her wins at this year’s Grammy Awards to shine light on mental health, continuing to use her notoriety as a platform to...

Here’s Why Juicing is Not as...

Juicing -- which refers to mixing up fruits and/or vegetables into a blender for a quick smoothie -- has become a trendy thing. But when...

Preventing Heart Disease At Any Age

Most adults are familiar with one more more ways of preventing heart disease. The public has been barraged with health studies on what’s good for...

Roundup: Obesity-Linked Cancers in Young Adults;...

Cancers Linked to Obesity Increasing Among Young Adults An obesity epidemic persists in the United States, and a new study has yielded a concerning side...

Exercise (Even Dancing) Can Improve Brain...

Mounting evidence shows that regular exercise, including activities such as brisk walking, dancing and other routines that many older adults can undertake, provides brain health...

Lowering Prescription Drug Prices

As the cost of medications continues to rise and the debate over pharmaceuticals intensifies, patients are often faced with navigating options available through health insurance...

Preventing Injuries From Electric Scooters

With the convenience of riding on electric scooters to get from place to place in traffic-dense cities comes the risk for injury and the need...