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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