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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After Breast Cancer Journey, Survivor Gives...

When widow Angie Taylor moved to Plantation from Maryland in 2015, she was ready to start a new chapter of her life. At 48, and...

Words of a Breast Cancer Survivor:...

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World Spine Day: Pandemic Pushes Low...

Long before the pandemic, back pain was the second-most common cause of a visit to the doctor after the common cold. Issues with the cervical...

A Lifesaving Shower for Cancer Survivor

Rather than using her usual soap and a loofah in the shower, Charlenne Miranda picked up some shower gel. It was a move that she...

U.S. Panel: Restrict or Stop Daily...

New draft guidelines by a U.S. panel of experts urges further restrictions of daily aspirin intake to lower the risk of a first heart attack...