Tag: emergency care

What You Need to Know About COVID-19...

As a second wave of COVID-19 cases continues to spread across South Florida, Baptist Health is commited to caring for...

July 3, 2020

Children’s Health: Home Pools and Swimming Safety

While public pools and beaches remain mostly closed off to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, swimming safety still needs...

May 18, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): State, Healthcare Leaders Responding to...

Updated March 22: National and local health officials are responding to community outbreaks of the pneumonia-like respiratory illness, Coronavirus Disease...

March 3, 2020

Rx Now: Skip Trip to Pharmacy with...

The concept is straightforward and offers patients enhanced convenience at Urgent Care centers. Get your commonly prescribed medications before you...

February 17, 2020

Preventing Injuries From Electric Scooters

With the convenience of riding on electric scooters to get from place to place in traffic-dense cities comes the risk...

February 5, 2019

Roundup: Kids Overdosing on Opioids; At-Home Genetic...

Opioid-Related Hospitalizations of Children More Than Doubles As the opioid crisis continues to sweep the nation, children are also falling...

March 9, 2018

Flu-Related Visits to Children’s Emergency Departments Increase...

The number of children with the flu or influenza-like illnesses who visited Miami-area emergency departments last week surged more than...

February 7, 2018

Flu Cases Rising at Emergency Rooms, Doctors’...

An active flu season is driving more patients to local emergency rooms and primary care offices for treatment, as Florida...

February 1, 2018

Airborne Threat: Flu May Be Spread By...

Until now, most experts dealing with infectious diseases have said the flu virus spreads mainly by droplets formed when people...

January 24, 2018

Year-End Fire and Burn Prevention Tips

The traditional Christmas tree is a gathering place for family and friends, but as the season comes to an end,...

December 27, 2017

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Thyroid Disease May Have Few or...

The thyroid gland, located in the front of the neck below the Adam’s apple, is about two inches long — but it plays a big...

Miami Cancer Institute Five Years Later:...

Cancer care in Florida has come a long way in five years, boosted in large part by the arrival of Miami Cancer Institute, which hospital...

Can I Blame It On My...

January is thyroid awareness month. This butterfly-shaped gland located in the front of the neck may be small, but it’s powerful — affecting metabolism, heart...

Keeping A Healthy Pace: Experts Advise...

If you’ve been training for months for your first marathon, as many have done for the upcoming 2022 Life Time Miami Marathon & Half on...

Knowing Family History Helped Art Fair...

Because there is a history of cancer in her family, April Magen has always been extra vigilant about her health. Her grandmother, whom she was...

COVID-19 Roundup: Latest on N95 Mask...

Without Choosing One Type Over Another, CDC Now Says N95, KN95 Masks are Preferable The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated...

When Should Runners Worry About Surging...

If you’re a regular runner — or going as far as training for a marathon or half-marathon — you’ve probably had those worrisome moments when...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What You Need...

Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common conditions affecting the hand and is highly responsive to treatment, says Dalibel Bravo, M.D., a board-certified,...

Why ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ Are Good Medicine

Getting a prescription for a medication is nothing new. Neither is getting your doctor’s advice to exercise regularly. When that advice takes the form of...

New Front-Line Drug Therapy for Stroke...

Since 1995, patients arriving at a hospital within 4.5 hours of onset of stroke symptoms have been treated with alteplase, a type of tPA medication...