Tag: COVID-19

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

Coronavirus Roundup: First CDC Study of U.S....

First U.S. Study of COVID-19 Patients Confirms Older Patients at Highest Risk, CDC Says In a new report, the U.S....

March 20, 2020

Coronavirus Q&A: Facts You Need to be...

It’s important that everyone gets accurate information about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 or COVID-19. Baptist Health South Florida has put...

March 19, 2020

Can COVID-19 Spread Via Swimming Pools?

In South Florida, the weather is already warm enough for swimming pool activities, especially as kids are out of school...

March 18, 2020

Coronavirus and Surfaces: Know This Before Grabbing...

By just touching a contaminated surface, you won’t get the Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19. But health officials and infectious...

March 17, 2020

Roundup: U.S. Agencies Warn About Fake COVID-19...

U.S. Agencies Warn Companies About Fake Products That Claim to Treat, Prevent COVID-19 U.S. regulators — the Food and Drug...

March 13, 2020

Elbow Bumps Instead of Handshakes: ‘Social Distancing’...

In the new age of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the concept to keep in mind is “social distancing” — which should...

March 11, 2020

COVID-19: What Health Officials Say About Getting...

The Florida Health Department is providing extensive guidance regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including a new infographic (see below) for...

March 10, 2020

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Toby Keith’s Health Revelation Prompts Reader...

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When singer Justin Bieber announced recently that he has Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, a rare condition that has paralyzed half his face, the news raised interest...

Exercising Outside Safely This Summer

Heat and humidity are facts of life during South Florida summers, as is the danger of heat-related illnesses. Don’t take the risk lightly. Learn what...

Baptist Health Acquires Sophisticated New Platform...

Always seeking to further the level of care available to cancer patients in the region, Baptist Health South Florida has added a sophisticated new radiosurgery...

Baptist Health Experts: Plan to Limit...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it plans to establish “a maximum nicotine level” to reduce the addictiveness of cigarettes and other combusted tobacco...

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...

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute First...

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