Tag: Family Medicine Center at West Kendall Baptist Hospital

Is it Allergies or COVID-19? Some Symptoms...

Despite the very subtle change of seasons in South Florida, seasonal allergies are very common because there’s plenty of pollen...

April 13, 2021

New Normal at Your Doctor’s Office is...

Forget the crowded doctor’s office visits of the past. The new reality is designed for the safety of patients and...

May 26, 2020

Living Well With Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)...

The National Institutes of Health estimates that as much as 15 percent of the U.S. population experiences symptoms of Irritable...

May 1, 2018

Celiac Disease, Gluten and Your Health

Gluten, gluten-free and gluten sensitivity have taken center stage in recent years, thanks partially to research that has uncovered the...

November 7, 2017

Top 10 Poison Dangers for Children (Infographic)

Half of the 2.2 million poisoning cases called into the country's 56 poison control centers each year involve a child...

March 21, 2017

Introduce Peanut Foods to Kids Early to...

New U.S. health guidelines urge parents to give their children foods containing peanuts early and regularly, starting at infancy, to...

January 9, 2017

A Link Between Asthma and Peanut Allergies?

A study suggests that children with asthma should be tested for peanut allergy or peanut sensitivity, but allergists and family...

July 6, 2015

A Link Between Asthma and Peanut Allergies?

  Parents of children with asthma can feel helpless when they watch their child gasp for air, unable to supply...

July 6, 2015

Spring Break Safety

Spring Break provides the perfect opportunity for kids to shed the winter doldrums and create springtime memories. For parents, it’s...

March 16, 2015

eKids? When to Unplug Digital Devices

Back when I was a kid, my mom was most concerned with the amount of time I spent in front...

January 20, 2015

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Building on Progress: Miami Cardiac &...

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute was born in two windowless rooms tucked behind Baptist Hospital’s Emergency Center. It was the brainchild of interventional radiologist Barry...

Roundup: COVID’s Link to Type 1...

Researchers Indicate High Risk of Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis in Children Following COVID Infection Children who were infected with COVID-19 show a substantially higher risk of developing...

Deep Vein Thrombosis: What Is It...

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is a serious but preventable medical condition that often goes undiagnosed and can sometimes be fatal. Doctors at Baptist Health’s Miami...

Innovative Aortic Repair Spares Patients From...

After surviving two life-threatening aortic dissections, Ted Dienst, M.D., knew he needed careful monitoring. He found that care at Boca Raton Regional Hospital with W....

Kids with Cancer, Now Survivors: Proton...

When Harry Silberberg, 22, graduates from Florida International University at the end of the school year, he’ll celebrate a milestone he wasn’t sure he’d reach....

Innovative Clinical Program at Miami Cardiac...

When it comes to risk factors for cardiovascular disease, Hulon Moorman ticked all the boxes. Family history? His mother had a host of cardiac conditions...

Roundup: U.S. Task Force Urges Anxiety...

U.S. Health Panel Urges Anxiety Disorder Screenings for Adults Under 65 For the first time, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), an influential panel...

A Day With A Dolphins Team...

Primary care sports medicine physician Michael Swartzon, M.D., is one of three team physicians from Baptist Health Orthopedic Care that look after the Miami Dolphins,...

Hispanics and Their Health: Understanding Higher...

As the nation marks Hispanic Heritage Month 2022, it’s vitally important to understand that Hispanic Americans are more likely to develop diabetes – a 66...

Baptist Health Experts Offer Their Thoughts...

With the start of flu season just round the corner (did last year’s flu season ever really end?) and COVID continuing to circulate here in...