Tag: Chef Richard Baptist Health West Kendall

Watch Now: Tips for Summer Swim Safety...

(VIDEO: Safety in and around the water starts with the proper survival training. Experts share their tips for teaching children...

April 28, 2015

Chef Richard Offers Healthy Eating Advice for...

    South Miami Hospital’s Chef Richard Plasencia demonstrated healthy eating for employees’ children today who visited their parents’ workplace...

April 10, 2015

Potato, Apple and Squash Latkes

This year, Hanukkah and Thanksgiving overlap for the first time  in over a hundred years. So on this uncommon Thanksgivukkah, I hope...

November 29, 2013

Healthy Twist on Thanksgiving Favorites

It’s that dreaded belly-busting time of year again, Thanksgiving.  Most people can tell you their favorite Thanksgiving dish, and often...

November 25, 2013

Tailgating this Weekend?

When football season starts, everyone is so excited. There’s always the hope that this will be THE year – the...

August 23, 2013

Chef Richard’s Healthy Travel Snacks

Everyone has their own ritual for a road trip ─ packing the car, gassing up, planning your route, stocking up...

July 18, 2013

Quick, Easy Delicious Recipes from Baptist Health...

Although it is cooked and eaten like a grain, quinoa is technically a seed, and is actually related to spinach...

April 23, 2013

Quick, Easy Delicious Recipes from Baptist Health...

Tradition reigns supreme at the Passover dinner table, but that still leaves plenty of room to get creative with your...

March 28, 2013

March is National Nutrition Month – Watermelon...

A little secret that I have learned at home is that adding fruit to salads is a good way to...

March 22, 2013

March is National Nutrition Month – Let’s...

March is National Nutrition Month, a nutrition education and information campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Nutrition is...

March 14, 2013

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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,...

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...