Tag: health & technology

eICU: Improving Care and Reassuring Patients

When Baptist Health acquired eICU technology to establish centralized remote monitoring of critical care patients, it was the first hospital...

May 14, 2013

Minimally Invasive Surgery Provides Solution for High-Risk...

Janice Carlson’s dizziness and constant fatigue limited her enjoyment of life. Called “Mops” by her five children, 14 grandchildren and...

March 12, 2013

New Strategies Help Stem Rising Injuries Among...

The rise of organized and competitive sports among youth has led to a corresponding rise in injuries and new strategies...

March 5, 2013

A Teenager's Landmark Robotic Rescue

Jonathan Muniz was registering for an accelerated high school program last summer when he doubled over, gasping for air. “I...

December 3, 2012

Robotic Revolution: It was Science Fiction Not...

A surgeon sits at a video console, using joysticks and foot pedals to control three robotic arms suspended over a...

November 21, 2012

Cool and Cancer-Free

Alma Pol was enjoying her young adulthood in Miami and her fast-paced career working in public relations for the judicial...

November 20, 2012

Baptist Health Focuses on Low-Dosage Radiation Solutions

New technology — and protocols — at Baptist Health hospitals, outpatient diagnostic and urgent care centers are reducing radiation dosages...

November 19, 2012

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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,...