Tag: Homestead Hospital

Vaccines and Preventing Outbreaks of Measles, Rubella

Over the past decade, news organizations have reported on outbreaks of viruses that were once thought to be eliminated in...

February 14, 2019

Increasing Number of Young Children Not Getting...

Young children need vaccines against a range of potentially serious diseases, many of which have been nearly eradicated in the...

October 15, 2018

Restoring Homestead Hospital’s Grow2Heal Garden After Irma

Two weeks after Hurricane Irma blew through South Florida, most work and school schedules are back on track. But in...

September 28, 2017

Baptist Health Named Among the Best in...

The yearly U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals issue is one of the most anticipated publications by healthcare consumers. The 2017-2018...

August 8, 2017

Homestead Hospital Pioneering HIV Awareness

As part of National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day, health officials are saluting a unique screening program at Homestead...

April 10, 2017

Baptist Health South Florida Honored for Workplace...

Baptist Health South Florida is once again the recipient of two prestigious awards that honor high standards of workplace culture.

March 13, 2017

Here Comes Baby! Signs of Labor (Video)

You've carried extra weight, felt moving and kicking and maybe spent a few sleepless nights during the last nine months...

February 15, 2017

Fever in Children: When to Worry

With reports of flu cases at elevated levels in nearly all regions of the country, health officials are urging adults and...

February 3, 2017

Four New Year Babies Born at Baptist...

All four Baptist Health hospitals that offer maternity services welcomed new year babies this year.

January 3, 2017

Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before Surgery

While many of us are engrossed in the hustle and bustle of holiday celebrations and gift buying, some people are...

December 7, 2016

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New Shoulder Surgery Option: Fewer Complications,...

Once Jerry Tobin could no longer enjoy his hobbies because of pain in his shoulders, he went to his primary care physician for help and...

Roundup: Risks of ‘White Coat Hypertension’;...

‘White Coat Hypertension’ May Double Risk of Death From Heart Disease If your blood pressure surges above a normal level at the doctor’s office because...

Healthy Brunches: Do’s and Don’ts

As the weekend approaches, plans may call for a Father’s Day brunch. After all, brunch can be a great time for family and friends to...

Men’s Health: Top 10 Excuses for...

Women are 100 percent more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease...

#BaptistHealthy: Tzatziki Sauce

It’s all about the sauce! Tzatziki sauce is easy to prepare and can be served with so many options. Pair it in the morning with...

Motion Analysis Fine-Tunes Rehab of Orthopedic...

All-Star forward Kevin Durant, of the Golden State Warriors, was forced out of Game 5 of the NBA Finals Monday after he ruptured his right...

Sunscreen Ingredients: Clarifying the Confusion

Sunscreen provides vital protection year-round against the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays, which are linked to the skin’s premature aging, sunburn and a person’s risk of...

Is White Meat Really Healthier Than...

It’s a widely established notion that white meat is generally healthier than red meat. But a new study is pushing back against this popular belief....

Roundup: FDA’s Warning for Pregnant Women...

FDA Warns Pregnant Women to Avoid Vinpocetine, A Dietary Supplement Ingredient The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning pregnant women and women of...

Deadly Falls in Older Adults Rising,...

The number of Americans over the age of 75 who die following a fall is rising sharply, according to a major new study published this...