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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World Immunization Week: Outbreaks Are Slowing...

World Immunization Week, running April 24-30, promotes the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease, especially children. In 2017, the number...

‘Added Sugars’ on U.S. Food Labels...

New rules requiring “Nutrition Facts” food and drink labels to indicate the presence of so-called added sugars could have significant health and cost-saving benefits throughout...

More on Head, Neck Cancers: ‘Game-Changing’...

Immunotherapy will be a “game-changing” treatment for head and neck cancers, while more clinical trials are on the horizon for Miami Cancer Institute. This is...

Roundup: Top Sleep Health Myths Online;...

These Common Sleep Myths Could Hurt Your Health, Researchers Find People can do fine with five or fewer hours of sleep every night, right? Wrong....

Spinal Fusion in Spotlight With Tiger...

Tiger Woods’ remarkable comeback to win the Masters championship is being celebrated as a great sports achievement. But an increasingly common and effective treatment for...

Healthy Passover Recipes: Creative Uses of...

Tradition reigns supreme at the Passover dinner table, but that still leaves plenty of room to get creative with recipes.  While most people associate Passover...

Healthy Recipe: Bunny Face Brown Rice...

In case you missed the piles of candy bunnies and chocolate eggs in the stores, Easter is around the corner. More holidays have become strongly...

Troubling Trend: More Kids Under 6...

The number of children under the age of 6 rushed to ERs after swallowing small objects — especially such items as button batteries, coins and...

Head and Neck Cancers: Latest on...

Each year, approximately 110,000 U.S. adults are diagnosed with “head and neck” cancers. While most diagnoses are in people older than 50, it is increasingly...

#BaptistHealthy: Sweet Potato Hash

Sweet potato hash is healthy, homemade and hearty. Roasted sweet potato, bell pepper, onion and rosemary are the makings of this winning hash. It also...