Tag: Coronavirus

Doctors Report Critical Need for Blood Plasma...

People who have recovered from the coronavirus are in high demand. Or their plasma is, at least. That’s because their...

July 14, 2020

Talking with Your Kids About the Tough...

A global pandemic. Lives and jobs lost. Schools closed. Routines disrupted. For many families, 2020 will be remembered as the...

July 11, 2020

Roundup: COVID-19’s ‘Airborne’ Risk; Update on Antibody...

Scientists Urge More Focus on ‘Airborne’ Transmission of COVID-19 COVID-19 spreads mainly from person to person through respiratory droplets from...

July 10, 2020

Your Lungs Aren’t the Only Thing at...

Although our respiratory system may be the primary target of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, there is growing consensus within...

July 8, 2020

What You Need to Know About COVID-19...

As a second wave of COVID-19 cases continues to spread across South Florida, Baptist Health is commited to caring for...

July 3, 2020

Miami Cancer Institute Researchers Pivot to Fight...

Physician scientists at Miami Cancer Institute are leveraging their research expertise and clinical technology to develop novel treatments for COVID-19....

July 1, 2020

Roundup: Blood Type May Raise COVID-19 Risk;...

Your Blood Type May Put You at Higher Risk of Serious COVID-19 Illness, Study Finds Researchers have found that people...

June 26, 2020

The Top Four Myths About Seeking ER...

Nobody wants to go the emergency room. But now, because of COVID-19, some people are afraid to go, thinking it...

June 22, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: Hospitalizations 6 Times Higher for...

CDC: Death Rate 12 Times Higher for COVID-19 Patients With Underlying Health Issues, Led by Heart Disease As of May...

June 19, 2020

Wearing Face Masks or ‘Cloth Coverings’ Helps...

The required use of face masks could slow the spread of the coronavirus by as much as 40 percent daily,...

June 19, 2020

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COVID-19 Roundup: Details on Goal to...

U.S. Government Goal: Fully Vaccinate 70% of Adults by July 4 Via Greater Accessibility to Vaccines The Biden Administration has announced a goal to fully...

Arthritis Awareness: You’re ‘Never Too Young...

To say that arthritis is a widespread health condition in the U.S. may be an understatement. It is a leading cause of disability, and contributes...

Recovering from COVID-19? Cardiologist Says to...

The coronavirus pandemic has been a learning experience for everyone, healthcare workers in particular. Each and every COVID-19 patient’s case has brought new understanding of...

Perinatal and Postpartum Depression: Identifying and...

Anxiety, depression, stress. These represent everyday real-life struggles for women at child-bearing age and beyond. As a society, everyone expects happiness when bringing a newborn...

COVID Long-Haulers, Vaccines & More

As more Americans become vaccinated and look forward with hope, there is a group of people who can’t seem to fully recover from the virus....

‘I’m Pain-Free Now’ — An Active...

Throughout her years in school and afterward as she took part in many sports and workouts, Adriana Collado dealt with a discomforting pain in her...

‘Great Recovery’ from Brachytherapy: Multidisciplinary Team...

Even among the most challenging cancer diagnoses, the case of Jorge Gamez Estrada, 61, (pictured above with his daughters Elizabeth and Cassandra) was a complex...

Arthritis Flare-Ups: Prevention is Key Via...

For many people with arthritis, a flare-up occurs when symptoms — sometimes suddenly — get more intense. The flare-up might entail more pain, swelling, and...

New Treatments Offer Hope for Urologic...

While April is National Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, it’s just one of several diseases that can affect one’s urologic system. Cancers can also develop in...

COVID-19 Roundup: Vaccines 94% Effective Against...

Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna Vaccines 94% Effective Against Hospitalizations Among Adults 65 and Older, CDC Says Adults 65 years and older were 94 percent less likely to...