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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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...