Tag: hurricane preparedness

Hurricane Season 2022: Tending to Your Healthcare...

Today, June 1st, is the official start of the 2022 hurricane season, and all U.S. forecasting models expect another busier-than-average...

June 1, 2022

Hurricane Season 2021: COVID-19 is Still a...

There’s been some progress against COVID-19 over the past year, especially with the benefit of having several vaccination options available....

May 28, 2021

Getting Hurricane-Ready with Healthy Food Supplies

From June through November, it is hurricane season in South Florida.  Every year, the season seems more and more active...

July 30, 2020

Roundup: Tax-Free Hurricane Supplies; New Diabetes Cases...

Pay No State Sales Tax on Certain Hurricane Prepareness Supplies, May 31-June 6 With the 2019 hurricane season officially starting...

May 31, 2019

Roundup: Hurricane Supply Sales Tax Holiday, SPAM...

Starting today, you can stock up on most hurricane supplies without paying a sales tax. Once again, Florida state officials...

June 1, 2018

Hurricane Irma Update: Serving Our ‘Resilient Community’...

As our community begins the recovery phase following Hurricane Irma’s impact, Baptist Health South Florida continues to care for patients...

September 10, 2017

Hurricane Irma Updates and Preparedness Tips (With...

Baptist Health is closely monitoring Hurricane Irma as it approaches South Florida. Knowing what to do before, during and after...

September 6, 2017

Hurricane Supplies Checklist (Infographic)

The official 2017 hurricane season starts today, and so do the familiar-but-important reminders of what all South Florida residents need...

June 1, 2017

Staying Safe After the Storm

As soon as the threat from Hurricane Matthew subsides, state and local officials will be surveying the damage and assessing...

October 6, 2016

Hurricane Matthew: Be Prepared

With Hurricane Matthew bearing down on Haiti and setting its sights on the Bahamas, much of South Florida is now...

October 4, 2016

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New Brain-Mapping Tech at Baptist Health...

Pioneering brain-mapping software, developed by Omniscient Neurotechnology, allows neurosurgeons to visualize and understand a patient’s neural networks – those that control complex functions such as...

Orthopedic Care: Taking Steps to Address...

Your feet are your body’s foundation, so taking good care of them is important to your overall health. Years of wear and tear, sports injuries,...

Roundup: Higher Rates of Heart-Health Risk...

Projected Higher Rates of Heart Disease Risk Factors to Impact Minorities Most, Researchers Find By the year 2060, projected rates of cardiovascular risk factors and...

Baptist Health Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

Using real-time ultrasound imaging during minimally invasive heart procedures is a relatively new advancement that has just recently taken a major step forward with the...

Ask the Psychiatrist: What to Expect...

While awareness of mental health issues and resources have become more mainstream in recent years, a South Florida psychiatrist says that many people who could...

Preventing Cognitive Decline: 5 Tips to...

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Miami Cancer Institute Launches Global Consortium...

Miami Cancer Institute has spearheaded the creation of the Global Bladder Cancer Consortium (GBCC), a collaboration between the world’s top experts in bladder cancer. Among...

Reading the Medication Labels

The package inserts on medications these days read like a laundry list of potential side effects. How do we know which would be more common...

A Celebrity’s Bout with Ruptured Aneurysms...

Actress Emilia Clarke, 35, best known for her role in Game of Thrones, recently spoke candidly about her struggles since suffering two ruptured aneurysms over...

Roundup: Monkeypox Declared Public Health Emergency;...

U.S. Declares Monkeypox a Public Health Emergency; Here’s What That Means The White House has declared monkeypox a public health emergency, a move that gives...