Tag: COVID-19

COVID-19: How Cancer Patients Can Beat Stress

Along with its germs, COVID-19 has brought fear, anxiety and depression to many households. For cancer patients and others facing...

April 17, 2020

Nutrition is Key to a Healthy Immune...

Proper nutrition is key to maintaining a healthy immune system, which consists of various organs, cells and tissues that help...

April 17, 2020

FIU Using 3D Printing to Make Face...

Florida International University and Baptist Health South Florida are partnering on an initiative to manufacture face shields for healthcare workers...

April 17, 2020

Pregnant Women and Coronavirus: Don’t Stress, But...

Do pregnant women have more to fear from the coronavirus (COVID-19) than the average, healthy adult? Public health officials and...

April 17, 2020

Coronavirus Roundup: Loss of Taste, Smell Linked...

ENT Doctors: Sudden Loss of Smell or Taste may be a Symptom of COVID-19 A reduced sense of smell or...

April 17, 2020

Some Cancer Patients at Higher Risk for...

Like all cancer patients, Carol Andrade is taking special precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic. But Ms. Andrade, 70, must be...

April 17, 2020

Mental Health Tips on Coping With Coronavirus...

Families stuck at home for prolonged periods of time. A constant barrage of unnerving news coverage — both on TV...

March 25, 2020

Cancer Care and Coronavirus COVID-19: What You...

Everyone is worried about coronavirus (COVID-19). But if you’re a cancer patient, you undoubtedly have specific concerns that others do...

March 24, 2020

Stocking Up on Healthy, Flavorful Meals During...

As the coronavirus continues to spread, so does the possibility of quarantining in some of the hardest-hit areas by the...

March 23, 2020

Why is ‘Flattening the Curve’ So Important...

As the number of COVID-19 cases in South Florida continues to rise, hospitals and emergency rooms are straining to provide...

March 20, 2020

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Roundup: CDC on Monkeypox: Be Informed...

CDC: Be Alert and Informed About Monkeypox, But There’s No Reason to be Alarmed U.S. public health officials are closely monitoring and tracing confirmed and...

Hot Topic: Staying Safe as Temperatures...

As summer begins to sizzle, babies and elderly people are most vulnerable to heat-related illnesses. But you might be surprised at who is more likely...

Finding Your New Normal in a...

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it new levels of stress, anxiety and isolation. But even when a pandemic isn’t sweeping the world, most of...

Sunburn and Skin Cancer: Key Facts...

Everyone who lives in South Florida knows fully well how hot and humid the climate gets during most months of the year, peaking during summer...

Miami Cancer Institute Opens Mohs Surgery...

Miami Cancer Institute has opened its Mohs Surgery Clinic ― an important move in providing access to the most sophisticated care with the highest cure...

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute First...

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health, is the first medical center in Florida to use an innovative new system to create a...

Roundup: First COVID-19 Booster for Kids...

FDA Authorizes First COVID-19 Booster for Children Ages 5 to 11 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week authorized the first COVID-19 vaccine...

Postpartum Depression is a Mental Health...

Ultrasounds, pregnancy announcements, gender reveal parties, baby showers and childbirth classes—the events and celebrations centered around a new baby bring immeasurable joy to many expectant...

Neuro-Rehabilitation at Baptist Health: Putting Patients...

For many people who have suffered a neurological injury such as a stroke, movement disorder or brain injury, regaining movement and function can be a...

Stroke Awareness: Act F.A.S.T.

Strokes can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time. Knowing the signs of stroke and seeking immediate medical attention are the keys to saving lives...