Tag: Homestead Hospital

Watch Now: Championship Taste Serves Support Up...

Guests revved up their support of children’s medical services at Homestead Hospital last night by taking part in the 4th...

November 20, 2015

Breastfeeding Is Good Medicine for Both Baby...

At 10:30 a.m. Aug. 1, 10 babies at West Kendall Baptist Hospital became part of a worldwide movement to promote...

August 12, 2015

Baptist Health South Florida Hospitals Named Best...

Baptist Health South Florida hospitals have once again been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the...

July 22, 2015

3D Mammography: Clear and Accurate

Mammography plays a major role in detecting breast cancer when it’s still small enough to be easily treated. And advances...

May 14, 2015

Pregnancy Weight Gain: What’s Healthy?

According to experts, women who are pregnant, or thinking of having a baby, should heed the advice of appropriate weight-gain...

April 15, 2015

Keep the Beat: Heart Health During the...

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

December 17, 2014

Tonsillectomy, the Most Common Surgery for Kids

The number of tonsillectomies performed on children in the U.S. is on the rise following a 30-year decline, say experts....

June 3, 2014

Managing Painful Gout

Many people have heard gout described as the “disease of kings” or the “rich man’s disease.” This is because gout...

April 30, 2014

The Essence of Nursing

The richly varied professional life of today’s nurse can scarcely be described in a single word. Baptist Health nursing executive...

April 11, 2014

Tips for a Safer Spring Break

It’s hard to believe Spring Break 2014 is upon us.  Didn’t students just return to school from their summer break?...

March 21, 2014

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What’s the difference between diagnostic tests and screening tests? How do doctors decide which ones you need?  Why are some conditions under-screened or over-screened?  And...

Dementia & Memory Disorders: When Certain...

We all occasionally draw a blank on a password or forget where we left our keys. Developing some minor memory issues can be a part...

Pituitary Tumors & Vision Issues: Grateful...

Carol Bailey does not hesitate to let someone know that she enjoys “life tremendously.” She loves to take motorcycle trips with her husband. They go...

Roundup: Asymptomatic Persons Transmit 59% of...

New CDC Data: 59% of COVID-19 Cases Spread by Persons With No Symptoms People infected with COVID-19 who have no symptoms transmit more than half...

Primary Care and Endocrinology Patients Have...

Baptist Health South Florida’s new wellness and medical complex in Plantation, which opened recently at 1228 South Pine Island Road just north of I-595, has...

Memory Loss & Dementia: Are You...

We’ve all forgotten where we left our car keys, or the name of an old acquaintance. It’s not uncommon to develop some memory issues as a...

‘Too Far, Too Fast’ — Physician...

During the COVID-19 pandemic, both experienced and newbie runners have hit the roads and parks to offset the effects of spending more time at home...

Baptist Health Pharmacy Residents at the...

Today, January 12, is National Pharmacist Day. And for a group of Baptist Health pharmacy residents, the coronavirus pandemic has left an indelible mark on...

Primary Care Q&A: Here’s Why It’s...

Want to take control of your health in 2021? A good place to start is a visit with a primary care physician. In a 10-year...