Tag: COVID-19

Shortness of Breath: Understanding This Vital COVID-19...

While the majority of people infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19) — about 80 percent — suffer mainly mild symptoms, others...

April 20, 2020

Coronavirus Roundup: COVID-19’s Neurological Symptoms; Obesity as...

Headaches and More Serious Neurological Issues Seen in Some COVID-19 Cases, Study Finds New research, which was published in the...

April 17, 2020

Coronavirus and Your Immune System: How the...

As researchers around the world work feverishly to develop a vaccine and drug treatments, our own bodies’ immune systems are...

April 17, 2020

When COVID-19 Attacks the Heart, Even Without...

The coronavirus known as COVID-19 can damage the lungs and produce pneumonia that can be deadly. But as many as...

April 17, 2020

Baptist Health Residents Helping Staff Telemedicine Platform

Medical residents from the West Kendall Baptist Hospital-Florida International University residency program are fulfilling a vital role at Baptist Health...

April 17, 2020

Keeping Your Family Safe When You’re Isolating...

If you’ve tested positive for COVID-19 and been told to isolate at home, that means you are one of millions...

April 17, 2020

Protecting Cancer Patients from COVID-19: A Checklist...

Friends and family members who provide physical and emotional support are a lifeline for patients during their journey with cancer....

April 17, 2020

Coronavirus Roundup: Hypertension Most Common in N.Y....

NY State Deaths: 86% had Underlying Illnesses, Led by Hypertension and Diabetes, New Data Shows New York’s Department of Health...

April 17, 2020

Coronavirus Conundrum: Being Together While Remaining Apart

When Barbra Streisand sang about “people who need people,” she was right on target. Studies show that human beings have...

April 17, 2020

Cancer Clinical Trials: The Impact of COVID-19

Clinical research trials can be lifesaving for many cancer patients. They provide vital information necessary to continue the search for...

April 17, 2020

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Miami Cancer Institute Expands Collaboration to...

Miami Cancer Institute is taking concrete steps to address one of the most pervasive issues in healthcare, leaders at the Institute say: disparities in health...

Roundup: 1 in 5 Previously Infected...

Nearly One in Five American Adults Who Have Had COVID-19 Still Have “Long COVID” New data collected from June 1 through June 13 by the...

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If you have chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), valves in your veins – most commonly in the leg – don’t work properly, causing blood to pool...

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