Tag: Coronavirus

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

Freestanding Emergency Rooms Connect Communities to Better...

When you or a loved one experiences a medical emergency, every minute counts. Getting to the hospital emergency room quickly...

September 30, 2020

Recent Posts

The COVID-19 Delta Variant: What You...

Confused about the Delta variant? Get the facts from host, Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., and his guest, Sergio Segarra, M.D., chief medical officer at Baptist Hospital. Their conversation...

If You’re Vaccinated, Here are the...

The best way to protect you and your family from COVID-19, and its more severe delta variant, is to get vaccinated. The vast majority of...

Kathy Griffin’s Lung Cancer Diagnosis Shows...

Emmy and Grammy award-winning comedian and actress Kathy Griffin, known for her sometimes controversial, pull-no-punches brand of comedy, revealed today on her Instagram account that...

‘They Took Great Care of Me’...

Leilani Pearl, 44, was otherwise healthy when the pandemic started last year, but it wasn’t COVID-19 that would causer her life to take a very...

Rehab Team Has Profound Impact on...

After spending two months at Baptist Health Rehabilitation at Homestead Hospital to regain functional mobility, Conrad Vazquez felt compelled to share his thoughts about the...

COVID-19 Roundup: Experts Urge Vaccinations, Mask...

Baptist Health Experts: Getting Vaccinated, Mask Wearing are Key to Slowing Surge in Hospitalizations Undoubtedly, the unvaccinated are driving the current surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations...

Simple Skin Test Can Confirm Parkinson’s...

Patients suspected of having Parkinson’s disease can now have their diagnosis confirmed with a simple skin test available at Marcus Neuroscience Institute in Boca Raton....

Lynn Cancer Institute Expands Services to...

Eugene M. & Christine E. Lynn Cancer Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital has expanded its life-saving cancer diagnosis and treatment services in Palm Beach...

COVID-19 Cases Are Rising Again. What’s...

COVID-19 is again dominating the headlines and challenging the healthcare system, with a sharp increase in new infections. Nearly 20 percent of these new U.S....

Mental Health Problems Can Affect Anyone...

It can be assumed that the physical health of the average Olympic athlete falls somewhere between “excellent” and “specimen” – and that their mental health...