Tag: Coronavirus

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

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

Recent Posts

There’s a Fix for Your Back...

If you’re experiencing that achy back feeling, you aren’t alone. The leading cause of disability in the U.S., back pain will affect 80 percent of...

Sudden Retirement of NBA Star Puts...

In a sudden announcement, Brooklyn Nets all-star center LaMarcus Aldridge, 35, announced on social media that he is retiring from the NBA after experiencing an...

Debunking Vaccine Falsehoods: They Won’t Alter...

“Out of an abundance of caution,” the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have urged...

What Expectant Black Women Need to...

Pregnancy-related deaths have increased in the last decade in the United States, placing the country last among all developed nations when it comes to maternal...

Making Clinical Trials More Accessible to...

For cancer patients who have complex cancers with limited options or who have exhausted all other treatment options, clinical trials can be a beacon of...

What to Expect at an Appointment...

If you’ve been experiencing worrisome symptoms, have a family or personal history of heart or vascular disease, or simply want to learn how to lower...

Is it Allergies or COVID-19? Some...

Despite the very subtle change of seasons in South Florida, seasonal allergies are very common because there’s plenty of pollen in the air and mold...

When Precision Matters: New Technology at...

Every millimeter matters when you’re undergoing delicate spine surgery. That’s why a new groundbreaking robotic platform to assist neurosurgeons adds an extra measure of surety at Marcus...

Resistant Hypertension: Controlling Blood Pressure Via...

Nearly half of adults in the U.S., or about 108 million, have hypertension, or high blood pressure. An even more concerning fact: Only about 1...

Roundup: Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Offer Strong...

Pfizer, Moderna: Updated Testing Finds Vaccines Highly Effective After Six Months The COVID-19 vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech provide at least 6 months of protection...