Tag: Coronavirus

Automated Temperature Screening Comes to Baptist Health

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, going to the hospital or emergency room now means getting screened at the entry and,...

September 1, 2020

Another COVID-19 Side-Effect: At-Home Injuries

For the millions of Americans working from home as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it may come as no...

August 31, 2020

COVID-19 Antibody Testing Available at Baptist Health...

As the number of coronavirus cases in Florida continues to rise, more and more people are wondering if they may...

August 21, 2020

First Clinical Trial in Florida Using Low-Dose...

Patients admitted with COVID-19 at Baptist Health South Florida hospitals may now enroll in a clinical trial to test a...

August 20, 2020

Pause in High School Sports Puts Student-Athletes...

When the coronavirus pandemic brought high school sports programs in South Florida to a grinding halt this spring, coaches and...

August 12, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Updates Isolation Guidelines; Lingering...

CDC: Most No Longer Infectious With COVID-19 Ten Days After Symptom Onset Mounting evidence is indicating that most people remain...

August 7, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: Largest Clinical Trial of Potential...

Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Vaccine Candidate Underway; 30,000 Volunteers to Take Part The largest U.S. clinical trial to test...

July 31, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: Actual Cases 6 to 24...

Actual COVID-19 Positive Count is Likely 6 to 24 Times Higher Than Official Estimates, CDC Says The actual number of...

July 24, 2020

Life on the Frontline of the COVID-19...

The headlines and the numbers tell the story: the coronavirus is raging through South Florida, with thousands of new cases...

July 22, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: New Estimate of Asymptomatic Carriers;...

CDC Update: Estimate of Asymptomatic COVID-19 Carriers Increased to 40% Asymptomatic coronavirus carriers, or those who do not experience any...

July 17, 2020

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Flu Season During COVID-19: What You...

The 2020 flu season is here and getting vaccinated is more important than ever because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Social-distancing guidelines to slow the spread...

Homestead Hospital’s Grow2Heal Garden, Miami-Dade County...

Homestead Hospital’s Grow2Heal garden is well known for growing fresh produce to feed, and educate the community about healthier living. Now, Grow2Heal is also partnering...

Medicine’s New Frontier: Neuroscience Tackles Some...

More intricate than the most complicated computer, the human brain and nervous system remain shrouded in mystery, an endless source of wonder. Every day brings...

COVID-19 Roundup: Young Adults Increasingly Test...

CDC: Younger Adults Made Up Largest Group of COVID-19 Cases June-August Adults between ages 20 and 29 represented the largest category of new COVID-19 cases...

Case Study: Backup Plan Helps Save...

The situation appeared dire for a 67-year-old patient whose heart was so weak it could not pump enough blood to sustain his body. He was...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Ceviche Ecuadorian-Style

In the United States, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15.  During this time, we recognize the histories, cultures, customs, diversity...

Bump on Shoulder Leads to Surprise...

It was 2016 and Humberto de Lara and his family were looking forward to celebrating the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday at their home in Pinecrest. While...

Fighting Pancreatic Cancer With ‘Intra-arterial Chemotherapy’...

Challenging to diagnose and difficult to treat, pancreatic cancer is projected to become the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths this year. The 5-year survival rate...

Back on the Slopes After Knee...

Nick Chavez describes himself as “extreme.” The 35-year-old Coconut Grove sales professional seeks the adventure that comes with hiking, whitewater rafting, jumping off cliffs and...

Ready for In-Person School? 12 Safety...

While most people yearn for a return to a pre-pandemic “normal,” are you ready to send your child back to in-person school? For many families,...