Tag: Care On Demand

Telehealth and Beyond

Telehealth visits for urgent care and mental health counseling have become commonplace during the last 18 months. Technology once limited...

September 28, 2021

What You Need to Know About COVID-19...

As a second wave of COVID-19 cases continues to spread across South Florida, Baptist Health is commited to caring for...

July 3, 2020

Questions or Concerns About COVID-19? Here’s Where...

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Baptist Health South Florida has created several “points of entry” for people who think...

April 27, 2020

Baptist Health Residents Helping Staff Telemedicine Platform

Medical residents from the West Kendall Baptist Hospital-Florida International University residency program are fulfilling a vital role at Baptist Health...

April 17, 2020

Why is ‘Flattening the Curve’ So Important...

As the number of COVID-19 cases in South Florida continues to rise, hospitals and emergency rooms are straining to provide...

March 20, 2020

Tele-Health and Coronavirus: See a Doctor from...

Overall, most cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19, involve mild symptoms, including fever and a dry cough, that can...

March 6, 2020

Tips for Healthy Holiday Traveling

More than 6.1 million Floridians will set a new travel record for the holidays this year, projects the American Automobile...

December 18, 2019

Care On Demand Ushers in a New...

For those old enough to remember when doctors used to make house calls, there is a fast-growing trend in healthcare...

September 15, 2019

Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Research Favors Lifestyle Changes...

Can counseling by a medical professional be more effective than medication to treat chronic IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)? Possibly, concludes...

May 1, 2019

Myths About the Common Cold Persist Among...

It’s peak season for sneezing, scratchy throats and runny noses, but age-old myths about the common cold seem to persist...

January 29, 2019

Recent Posts

COVID-19 Roundup: Latest on N95 Mask...

Without Choosing One Type Over Another, CDC Now Says N95, KN95 Masks are Preferable The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated...

When Should Runners Worry About Surging...

If you’re a regular runner — or going as far as training for a marathon or half-marathon — you’ve probably had those worrisome moments when...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What You Need...

Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common conditions affecting the hand and is highly responsive to treatment, says Dalibel Bravo, M.D., a board-certified,...

Why ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ Are Good Medicine

Getting a prescription for a medication is nothing new. Neither is getting your doctor’s advice to exercise regularly. When that advice takes the form of...

New Front-Line Drug Therapy for Stroke...

Since 1995, patients arriving at a hospital within 4.5 hours of onset of stroke symptoms have been treated with alteplase, a type of tPA medication...

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,...