Tag: cancer prevention

Breast Cancer: Family Matters

“Knowledge is power” is especially true when it comes to your family’s medical history. That’s because about 5 to 10...

October 14, 2015

Early Detection: It’s in Your Hands

October means cooler temperatures, pumpkin lattes and a healthy reminder. “Early detection saves lives” is heard so often during Breast...

October 7, 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

Study: Sitting Too Much Elevates Women’s Cancer...

Too much time sitting is linked to a higher risk of specific types of cancer, especially for women, according to...

July 17, 2015

Smoking Causes Half of Deaths From 12...

When these 12 cancers are pooled together, scientists calculated that nearly half of all deaths – 48.5 percent – were...

June 17, 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

Watch Now: Shaving Heads in Support of...

Employees, their families and West Kendall community partners, shaved their heads during the Relay for Life event at West Kendall...

April 20, 2015

U.S. Anti-Smoking Campaign On e-Cigs

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is featuring an e-cigarette smoker for the first time in its...

April 3, 2015

New U.S. Anti-Smoking Campaign Features e-Cigarettes; State...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is featuring an e-cigarette smoker for the first time in its...

April 3, 2015

Watch Now: Proton Therapy System Coming to...

(VIDEO: Brian E. Keeley, president and CEO of Baptist Health South Florida, and Olivier Legrain, CEO of IBA, sign a...

March 31, 2015

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