Tag: Coronavirus

The Truth About COVID-19 Vaccines and Infertility

Among the many things the pandemic has taught us? When it comes to COVID-19 and how best to protect one’s...

August 6, 2021

Hurricane Season 2021: COVID-19 is Still a...

There’s been some progress against COVID-19 over the past year, especially with the benefit of having several vaccination options available....

May 28, 2021

You’ve Been Vaccinated? Great! Now What?

As the number of Americans who’ve received the COVID-19 vaccine grows by the day, so too does the shared sense...

April 5, 2021

Patient’s 47-Day COVID-19 Battle Included 20 Days...

Oscar Rodriguez came to Homestead Hospital on the seventh day of his COVID-19 infection with double pneumonia and collapsed lungs....

March 30, 2021

Baptist Health Pharmacy Residents at the Forefront...

Today, January 12, is National Pharmacist Day. And for a group of Baptist Health pharmacy residents, the coronavirus pandemic has...

January 12, 2021

COVID-19 Testing at Baptist Health: Easy as...

The nationwide surge in COVID-19 cases — just as college students are returning home and families are gathering for the...

November 20, 2020

Planning for the Holidays? Don’t Forget Your...

This promises to be a very different holiday season for many families. With the coronavirus as an uninvited guest this...

November 19, 2020

Halloween, You, COVID-19 and the Flu

On a mid-October South Florida day, the sight of buzzards circling lazily high in the sky is a sure sign...

October 26, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: Who’s at Risk for ‘Long...

Long Haulers: New Study Looks at Risk Factors Linked to Lingering COVID-19 Symptoms Reports of so-called “long haulers” or “long-COVID”...

October 23, 2020

Conversation with a Cardiologist: Maintaining Heart Health...

The coronavirus pandemic has us focused on our health like never before. Yet, ironically, some of us are letting ourselves...

October 14, 2020

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Roundup: ‘Mixing and Matching’ Boosters Approved...

FDA Approves “Mixing and Matching” Pfizer, Moderna and J&J Booster Shots The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized the “mixing and matching” of...

Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Increasing Awareness Can...

Sudden cardiac arrest is the abrupt onset of a dangerous heart rhythm or loss of a heartbeat altogether – a condition requiring immediate medical attention....

Neck Crepitus: Should You Be Worried...

You’ve been sitting in front of a computer or TV screen for a while and then you turn your head in a different direction, releasing...

How Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Health

When you visit your doctor, chances are that lifestyle factors like diet and exercise are part of the conversation. Increasingly, so is sleep. Sleep deprivation not...

Don’t Let COVID-19 or the Flu...

The holidays are approaching and, once again, the pandemic will impact how we gather with family and friends. What can you do to protect yourself...

After Breast Cancer Journey, Survivor Gives...

When widow Angie Taylor moved to Plantation from Maryland in 2015, she was ready to start a new chapter of her life. At 48, and...

Words of a Breast Cancer Survivor:...

Living in Boca Raton and working for a real estate developer in Miami, Lee Ann Ryan has a busy career and puts some mileage on...

COVID-19 Roundup: FDA Mulls Moderna, J&J...

Moderna Seeks FDA Approval for Booster Shot at One-Half Dose An advisory committee to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted unanimously Thursday to...

World Spine Day: Pandemic Pushes Low...

Long before the pandemic, back pain was the second-most common cause of a visit to the doctor after the common cold. Issues with the cervical...

A Lifesaving Shower for Cancer Survivor

Rather than using her usual soap and a loofah in the shower, Charlenne Miranda picked up some shower gel. It was a move that she...