Tag: Burn Center at South Miami Hospital

Fireworks Safety Update for This 4th of...

Families and friends gathering for the Fourth of July holiday can take “simple safety steps” when celebrating the nation’s birthday...

July 3, 2019

Prompt Medical Attention for Burns Helps Healing

On a typical Saturday morning, Catherine Del Toro’s husband would have cooked breakfast, but on this particular Saturday she wanted...

December 5, 2018

Learn Not to Burn: Taking Stock of...

Cooking a pot of beans hardly seems like a hazardous activity. Neither does fixing your boat, grilling a burger, making...

February 6, 2018

Year-End Fire and Burn Prevention Tips

The traditional Christmas tree is a gathering place for family and friends, but as the season comes to an end,...

December 27, 2017

4th of July Fireworks Safety Tips (Infographic)

The American tradition of fireworks to commemorate the Fourth of July is upon us. Hundreds of millions of pounds of fireworks are...

June 30, 2017

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Cancer Prevention and Genetic Testing: Deciphering...

Do you have a history of breast cancer in your family? That’s a question that many women cannot answer concisely, if at all. At Miami...

‘It’s Cancer’ – The Hardest Words...

Cancer was the furthest thought in Rosemary Carrera’s mind. She had always led a healthy and active lifestyle, participated in half-marathons, was a triathlete, and...

Low Vaccination Rates During Pregnancy Leave...

More than half of pregnant women in the U.S. – 65 percent – have not received “two safe and effective vaccines” recommended to reduce the...

Hip Replacement Surgery Keeps Dance Pioneer...

Movement has been a constant in Karen Peterson’s life. Ever since she took her first dance class as a young girl, she has been enthralled...

Core Muscle Strength and Spine Health:...

Orthopedic physicians and fitness trainers agree that even those who do regular strength-building exercises often overlook the so-called “core muscles” that make up the abdomen...

Roundup: CDC Warns of Record-High STDs;...

Public Health Officials Warn of ‘Severe Health’ Issues from Record High STDs U.S. public health officials are warning adults of dramatic increases in confirmed cases...

‘Cancer in My Life was a...

In her early 30s and out of the high-risk age group, Sara Ordonez found out she had breast cancer, stage 2. The diagnosis came after...

Top 4 Flu Shot Myths Debunked

During the annual flu season, mostly during the fall and winter months, millions of Americans fall ill, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized, and tens of...

Miami HEAT Sports Medicine Center Opens...

The Miami HEAT and Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute have teamed up to bring world-class orthopedic care to the South Florida community on the...