Tag: health & technology

Watch Now: Germ-Zapping Robot at Doctors Hospital

(VIDEO: Watch “Magneto,” Doctors Hospital’s Xenex Germ-Zapping Robot in action, and hear why it is making a difference in patient...

November 18, 2014

Improving Your Odds Against Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among men and women, and for patients who receive the diagnosis,...

November 5, 2014

Watch Now: South Miami Grey Ghosts Sign...

Members of the South Miami Grey Ghosts unlimited weight class (ages 11-14) football team have signed a pledge to be...

October 13, 2014

Watch Now: Baptist Health South Florida partners...

Museum Park in Downtown Miami was abuzz this morning after the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science announced that...

September 15, 2014

Spinal Cord ‘Pacemaker’ Reduces Chronic Back Pain

Fortunately, there is a device that helps the back override pain. Doctors sometimes refer to this device as a “pacemaker...

April 2, 2014

Seeking Sinus Relief

You have holes in your head — and that’s a good thing. Sinus pockets give resonance (umpf) to your voice,...

January 29, 2014

What is Code HELP?

Code HELP is the emergency response system, used in Baptist Health hospitals, that offers an additional layer of patient safety....

January 7, 2014

Pancreatic Cancer Update

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most dangerous forms of cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. The disease has...

November 25, 2013

New Patient Privacy Rules

It’s official. Medical records now have stronger locks. A new era in patient privacy regulations started this week, thanks to...

September 24, 2013

Brain Aneurysms: Know the Facts and Treatment...

Most people grasp the severity of brain aneurysms, but many don't know that there are lifesaving treatment options for the...

May 22, 2013

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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,...