Tag: Homestead Hospital

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

Help Your Child Reduce Stress

Who is more stressed out – your child or the CEO of a large company?  That’s a tough call. Due...

March 3, 2014

Too Thin to Be Healthy?

News and entertainment outlets recently buzzed with controversy over whether the latest winner of NBC’s reality show The Biggest Loser...

February 21, 2014

‘Tis the Season for Injuries

There’s no doubt about it – we’re officially in the middle of the 2013 holiday season. While this time of...

December 9, 2013

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#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Fruit Infused Water

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! We all know that we should be drinking plenty of water each day because of the many health benefits, such as aiding...

How to Prevent, Ease Back Pain...

This prolonged phase of working or sheltering-in-place at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic is probably putting pressure on your back. The causes of poor...

Heart Valve Procedures in a COVID-19...

At the height of the COVID-19 shutdown, a frail, 93-year-old man needed a complex aortic valve replacement to survive. Physicians at Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

New Normal at Your Doctor’s Office...

Forget the crowded doctor’s office visits of the past. The new reality is designed for the safety of patients and employees — and this new...

Essential Tremor: More Prevalent Than Parkinson’s...

Howard Kane was in his late forties when he first noticed it. His hands trembled slightly whenever he picked up and held something. Toothbrush, razor,...

Roundup: ‘Inflammatory Syndrome’ in Children; What...

CDC Issues Alert on ‘Inflammatory Syndrome’ in Children Linked to COVID-19 The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a health alert...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Grilled Veggie Kabobs

With Memorial Day weekend around the corner, are you planning a cookout with your household? So many times, only the protein is on the menu....

Treating Substance Use Disorders During the...

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost all areas of American life. These changes have dramatically increased feelings of uncertainty, stress, anxiety and isolation. They also...