Tag: diagnostic procedures

Know Your Family, Know Your Heart

Of the individuals considered low-risk by traditional factors, including blood pressure and cholesterol levels, up to one-third will be diagnosed...

July 25, 2015

Men’s Top 10 Excuses for Not Getting...

Women are 100 percent more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men, according to...

June 15, 2015

Clearing Up 'Computer Vision Syndrome'

Viewing digital devices is so common and pervasive now that up to nine of every 10 computer users have been...

June 3, 2015

One in four Adults Live with ‘Fatty...

It is normal for the liver to carry some fat. But if more than 5 percent to 10 percent of...

March 26, 2015

1 in 4 Adults Live with ‘Fatty...

It is normal for the liver to carry some fat. But if more than 5 percent to 10 percent of...

March 26, 2015

Watch Now: West Kendall Baptist Hospital Celebrates...

(VIDEO: GE Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey R. Immelt speaks at West Kendall Baptist Hospital about GE Healthcare’s New...

January 7, 2015

Colorectal Cancer Rates Up for Young Adults,...

Colorectal cancer — colon and rectal cancer — rates are down overall, but up sharply for younger people between the...

November 18, 2014

Early Detection is Everything

Mammograms have recently been in the news as studies have questioned their effectiveness in detecting breast cancer. So what does...

October 3, 2014

Don’t Put Off Regular Screenings

Regularly scheduled checkups, complete with different screening exams tailored toward your age, keep you on the wellness track.

September 22, 2014

Low-dose CT Lung Screening Available Now

The probability that a man will be diagnosed with lung cancer in his lifetime is approximately 1 in 13, while...

July 1, 2014

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Roundup: Heart Disease Death Rate Up...

In Reversal, Heart Disease Death Rate Rises for Adults, Ages 45-64, CDC Says Death rates from heart disease for middle-aged U.S. adults are increasing, even...

Healthy Tips for Outdoor Food Grilling...

With Memorial Day Weekend and the official start of summer around the corner, outdoor grilling safety should be a priority during festivities. And that’s especially...

Breast Cancer Prevention: What You Need...

When it comes to breast cancer prevention, awareness and living healthy are at the top of the list. “While age – getting older – is...

#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Ceviche Ecuadorian-Style

This refreshing citrus recipe is easy to make ahead of time, and it even tastes better when left marinating over night. It’s perfect to keep...

Stroke Survival: What You May Not...

You’ve probably heard about the F.A.S.T. system of recognizing stroke symptoms. But did you know that it just takes one of those symptoms — not...

Pool Chemistry: Facts About Healthy, Safe...

In South Florida, swimming is a year-round activity, either at the beach or the pool. But the end of school marks the beginning of many...

Having Children After Cancer: What to...

As more patients survive cancer, many look forward to a future that includes having children and raising a family. While some therapies to improve cancer...

Roundup: How Much is Too Much...

More Than 5 Cups of Coffee a Day May Be Too Much, Researcher Say Previous studies have found that drinking coffee is healthy, with one...

High Blood Pressure: Knowing Your Risk,...

By now, you would think that most people are aware of the risks associated with high blood pressure, including heart disease and stroke – the...

Healthy Recipe: Easy Balela Salad

May is International Mediterranean Diet month. There is compelling scientific evidence that following a Mediterranean style of eating reduces the risk of heart disease, cancer,...