Tag: COVID-19

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

Roundup: Obesity’s Link to Severe COVID-19 Illness;...

CDC: Obesity Now Most Common U.S. Health Condition to Raise Risk of Severe COVID-19 Illness After reviewing published reports, pre-print...

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

Men’s Heart Health: Facts About COVID-19, Getting...

Long before the COVID-19 pandemic, women tended to be more attentive to their health than men, including recognizing symptoms that need medical attention...

June 15, 2020

Roundup: COVID-19 Shutdowns Prevented 60 Million Infections;...

Lockdowns, Social-Distancing Policies Prevented Millions of Additional COVID-19 Cases, New Study Finds Policies involving lockdowns, sheltering-in-place and social distancing helped...

June 12, 2020

A Trip to the ER During COVID-19

Sam Verdeja went to bed the night of May 14th with some discomfort in his lower left abdomen. When he...

June 9, 2020

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With South Florida’s year-round warm weather, outdoor sports like golf, tennis and running are always popular – especially now as many of us begin to...

Need-to-Know Facts About Dehydration, Heat Exhaustion...

Even by South Florida standards, Miami-Dade has been extraordinarily hot this summer, breaking several daily records for high temperatures throughout June. The higher temperatures result...

What You Need to Know About...

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

Roundup: Obesity’s Link to Severe COVID-19...

CDC: Obesity Now Most Common U.S. Health Condition to Raise Risk of Severe COVID-19 Illness After reviewing published reports, pre-print studies, and various other data...

Grilling Foods Safely for July 4th...

During the long 4th of July holiday and throughout the summer, grilling food safely should be of concern for families in South Florida.  According to...

Fireworks Safety Update for This 4th...

This year, if you’re planning to attend a gathering for the Fourth of July holiday, social distancing guidelines should be top-of-mind. But if fireworks are...

Miami Cancer Institute Researchers Pivot to...

Physician scientists at Miami Cancer Institute are leveraging their research expertise and clinical technology to develop novel treatments for COVID-19. Jump-starting new studies in a...

Hip Arthroscopy: Minimally Invasive Procedure to...

With advances in surgical instrumentation and techniques, hip arthroscopy has evolved to help patients with certain injuries or positional hip pain to return to normal...

Miami Cancer Institute: Fighting Cancer, Keeping...

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Miami Cancer Institute has remained fully operational ― using extreme caution to ensure safety while providing lifesaving treatments to patients. Today,...

Protecting Kids from Sun’s UV Rays...

A few serious sunburns throughout childhood can increase your son’s or daughter’s risk of skin cancer later in life, according to dermatologists, skin cancer specialists...