Tag: community health

Watch Now: Baptist Health International Opens New...

Baptist Health International (BHI) has opened a new office in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The new facility, located in Novo-Centro...

August 26, 2015

Watch Now: Hurricane Preparation Safety Tips

(VIDEO: Anne Seiler, a physical therapist at Mariners Hospital, talks about some of the injuries that occur as people prepare...

August 20, 2015

Cycling Deaths: Down for Kids, but Up...

Children today are far less likely to ride their bicycles to schools than they were in the 1970s, and that...

August 14, 2015

Poison Alert: Laundry Detergent Pods Pose Potential...

Consumer Reports typically recommends a variety of helpful products for household use. But the prominent consumer magazine will no longer...

July 29, 2015

Sobering Statistics: Alcohol Use Disorder in the...

David Vittoria, assistant vice president of the Addiction Treatment & Recovery Center at South Miami Hospital, shares his perspective on...

June 26, 2015

Watch Now: What You Need to Know...

(VIDEO: Carlos Torres-Viera, M.D., chairman of the infection control committee at West Kendall Baptist Hospital, explains what beachgoers need to...

June 19, 2015

Watch Now: Day of Smiles at Baptist...

(VIDEO: A life-changing Saturday morning at Baptist Children’s Hospital as 20 local children receive corrective cosmetic surgeries during Day of...

June 13, 2015

Watch Now: Baptist Health Run Club’s ‘Adventure...

Nearly 400 runners participated in the Adventure Run in Long Pine Key in Everglades National Park presented by Baptist Health...

June 1, 2015

Tips for a Safe Memorial Day Cookout...

Memorial Day weekend is here and with it comes the unofficial start of the summer grill and cookout season. The...

May 22, 2015

Watch Now: "Sweet Revenge: Turning the Tables...

(VIDEO: Recent studies continue to expose the dangers of sugar in the American diet. Listen to what Dr. Robert Lustig...

May 15, 2015

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Aneurysms: A Talk With A Pioneering...

An aneurysm, or ballooning of an artery, is often called a silent killer because it develops without any symptoms. Most aneurysms are discovered by accident during...

New Study: Aim for 7,000-10,000 Steps...

Logging in your daily steps on any of a multitude of apps available has become a common practice, even during the pandemic. But are 10,000...

Men, Cancer and Fertility: Overcoming Challenges...

The most common cancers that affect men — primarily testicular and prostate cancers — can cause significant fertility problems that affect their ability to father...

COVID-19 Roundup: FDA Panel Recommends Pfizer...

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Pfizer Third Doses to Those 65 & Older, and Those at High Risk An advisory panel of experts for the U.S....

Latest Case Against Too Many Sugary...

Sugary drinks fuel weight gain and the U.S. obesity epidemic among adults and children, elevating the risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases, physicians, dietitians...

Spotlight on Thyroid Cancer, An Increasingly...

When actress Sofia Vergara recently opened up on television about her experience with thyroid cancer, she helped shine a spotlight on this increasingly common cancer....

Veins and Vein Diseases Explained

Blood vessels are like pipes that carry blood throughout the body. While arteries carry oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the organs, our veins have...

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness is...

Lower extremity peripheral artery disease, or PAD, is underdiagnosed, undertreated and “underappreciated” in the U.S., despite its prevalence with an estimated 8.5 million Americans, primarily...

Facts About Third Doses of Vaccines...

People with immune systems that are moderately to severely compromised, including many cancer patients, make up about 3 percent of the adult population and are...

Answers to the Top-Searched Health Questions

Thanks to the Internet, answers to almost any question are available with a few clicks of the mouse – including questions about health concerns.  Millions...