Tag: Homestead Hospital

Don’t Let COVID-19 or the Flu Ruin...

The holidays are approaching and, once again, the pandemic will impact how we gather with family and friends. What can...

October 19, 2021

Integrative Medicine: Healing the Whole Person

Healing involves more than undergoing a medical procedure or taking a pill.  Increasingly, healthcare systems such as Baptist Health South...

August 10, 2021

Rehab Team Has Profound Impact on Patient’s...

After spending two months at Baptist Health Rehabilitation at Homestead Hospital to regain functional mobility, Conrad Vazquez felt compelled to...

August 2, 2021

Patient’s 47-Day COVID-19 Battle Included 20 Days...

Oscar Rodriguez came to Homestead Hospital on the seventh day of his COVID-19 infection with double pneumonia and collapsed lungs....

March 30, 2021

Homestead Hospital’s Grow2Heal Garden, Miami-Dade County Partner...

Homestead Hospital’s Grow2Heal garden is well known for growing fresh produce to feed, and educate the community about healthier living....

September 28, 2020

Keeping Hydrated in Summer is Easier Than...

Pools of clear water seem to call to us when temperatures rise. It’s hard to resist the impulse — the...

August 13, 2020

Life on the Frontline of the COVID-19...

Ever wonder what it’s like to work in healthcare during the pandemic? As the coronavirus raged through South Florida earlier...

July 22, 2020

Holiday Heart Attacks: What You Need to...

The number of heart-related deaths in the U.S. increases by 5 percent during the December and New Year holidays. With...

December 10, 2019

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

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Rediscovering the Joy of Food: Cancer...

Most of us take the ability to chew our favorite foods and speak so that we can be understood for granted. Not Magdalena Matias. Diagnosed...

Protecting Your Family From Both COVID...

The flu has begun its annual spread across the nation, just as holiday travel and family gatherings are expected to rebound close to pre-pandemic levels...

West Kendall Man Has Much to...

It was 2018, just before Thanksgiving, and Manuel “Manny” Delgado was looking forward to Thursday’s family feast at the West Kendall home where he and...

Miami Cancer Institute Study Helps Identify...

In a study that could improve outcomes for patients who have undergone surgery for cancer that has metastasized to the brain, a team of researchers...

Roundup: Pfizer, Moderna Boosters for All...

FDA, CDC Expected to Approve COVID-19 Boosters for All Adults The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech and...

Smokeout 2021: What Current, Former Smokers...

The rates of cigarette smoking have substantially declined over the past several decades — from 42 percent in 1965 to 14 percent in 2019, but...

Don’t Let COVID-19 or the Flu...

Holiday travel and family gatherings are expected to rebound this year to near pre-pandemic levels, even though COVID-19 is still with us and the flu...

Precision MR-Guided Radiation Therapy Coming Soon...

Cancer patients seeking treatment at Lynn Cancer Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital will soon have access to a sophisticated form of radiation therapy also...