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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Here’s Why Tuberculosis Can Still Be...

While tuberculosis (TB) has not been a widespread health issue for Americans for decades, it remains a potentially serious threat here and worldwide, say public...

Healthy Recipe: Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Cruciferous vegetables, like Brussels sprouts, broccoli, kale, collards, cauliflower, bok choy are known as super foods for their anti-cancer properties.

Most Adults Should Not Take Daily...

In an official reversal of long-standing practice, doctors now say that most older adults should not take an aspirin a day to prevent a heart...

FDA Approves Expanded Use of ‘MitraClip’...

A device called the MitraClip was introduced in 2013 to treat patients with mitral valve prolapse, and other abnormalities that does not allow one of...

Nobel Laureate: We’re Closer to Getting...

Alzheimer’s is a cruel and mysterious disease. There is no cure, and there are many unanswered questions as to its onset and treatment options. A...

Roundup: Deaths From Dementia Rising; Smoking...

U.S. Deaths from Dementia Could Have More Than Doubled Since 2000, CDC Reports A new report by the National Center for Health Statistics says the...

Improving Sleep Health: Don’t Rely on...

Too many people make it through hectic, stressful days juggling work and family responsibilities, only to end up tossing and turning during disturbed or erratic...

Chronic Kidney Disease: You May Be...

Hallmarks of the American lifestyle, which include high consumption of processed and sugary foods, low physical activity levels and chronic sleep deprivation, are fueling an...

Pancreatic Cancer: Alex Trebek’s ‘Fight’ Highlights...

Alex Trebek, who has hosted the Jeopardy! TV game show since 1984, has announced that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. In...

Pulmonary Rehab: Improving Quality of Life...

If you or someone close to you suffers with a lung disease, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary fibrosis, asthma, chronic bronchitis and...