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Coronary Calcium Scores: Determining Your Risk to...

A heart scan, also known as a “coronary calcium scan” or “cardiac CT for calcium scoring,” is a non-invasive test...

January 29, 2020

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COVID-19 Roundup: Risks Higher in Patients...

Diabetes, High BMI and Older Age Put COVID-19 Patients at Higher Risk of Death, New Study Finds Complications from diabetes, combined with older age and...

Cervical Spine Surgery: She Thought It...

Cheerleading, volleyball, and sky-diving. These are some of the things Prisciliana Berrios De La Vega enjoyed when she was in college. The active lifestyle also...

Q & A for Parents About...

Public health officials have named it “multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children,” or MIS-C, a condition associated with COVID-19 that can run its course quickly and...

Rule Out DVT: Miami Cardiac &...

Deep vein thrombosis, better known as DVT, refers to a blood clot that forms in a deep vein. These blood clots are most common in...

Surviving the Coronavirus: A Personal Reflection

It’s cold, dark, and I am alone. My palms are sweaty and my skin feels damp despite the relentless shivers that take over as my...

Hurricane Season 2020: COVID-19 Creates New...

Under normal circumstances, planning for hurricane season can be stressful with home preparations and making sure supplies are plentiful. But this year, the COVID-19 pandemic...

Roundup: COVID-19 on Surfaces — CDC...

CDC Clarifies Advice on Cleaning, Disinfecting Surfaces to Prevent COVID-19 Spread The primary mode of COVID-19 spread is through respiratory droplets from an infected person...

Zoom Fatigue: Tips on Dealing With...

Call it “Zoom fatigue” or “Zoom exhaustion” — a side effect of the seemingly endless virtual calls and meetings on your laptop or other digital...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Fruit Infused Water

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! We all know that we should be drinking plenty of water each day because of the many health benefits, such as aiding...

How to Prevent, Ease Back Pain...

This prolonged phase of working or sheltering-in-place at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic is probably putting pressure on your back. The causes of poor...