Tag: infection control

COVID-19 Roundup: Why Men Get Sicker; Face...

Yale Researchers: Here’s Why More Men Than Women Get Sicker from COVID-19 A new study has shed light as to...

September 4, 2020

Roundup: COVID-19’s ‘Airborne’ Risk; Update on Antibody...

Scientists Urge More Focus on ‘Airborne’ Transmission of COVID-19 COVID-19 spreads mainly from person to person through respiratory droplets from...

July 10, 2020

Q-and-A on Wearing a Mask: It’s About...

COVID-19 cases are surging, and so, too, are myths and misinformation about one of the most effective steps people can...

July 9, 2020

Roundup: COVID-19 Shutdowns Prevented 60 Million Infections;...

Lockdowns, Social-Distancing Policies Prevented Millions of Additional COVID-19 Cases, New Study Finds Policies involving lockdowns, sheltering-in-place and social distancing helped...

June 12, 2020

COVID-19 Cleanup: The Proper Way of Discarding...

The good news: People are increasingly wearing gloves and masks, or home-made face coverings, in public to protect themselves and...

April 22, 2020

Baptist Health Experts Offer Guidance, Protection Tips...

Baptist Health South Florida featured a panel discussion Wednesday about the Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19. As questions and concerns...

March 5, 2020

Cold vs. Flu: The Lowdown on Upper...

“Upper respiratory infections” is how many physicians refer to the type of illness that is the No. 1 reason for...

December 26, 2019

Do You Know If You Need A...

As the measles outbreak continues to spread in many states, public health officials are urging parents to vaccinate their kids...

May 6, 2019

Antibiotic Resistance on the Rise — Here’s...

Antibiotics used as frontline treatment to fight bacterial infections have saved millions of lives, but a new report is raising...

November 14, 2018

Roundup: Skin Cancer, Kratom and Childhood Obesity

U.S. Health Experts Urge Skin Cancer Counseling for Kids, Young Adults Doctors should advise families early on about skin cancer...

April 6, 2018

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Flu Season During COVID-19: What You...

The 2020 flu season is here and getting vaccinated is more important than ever because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Social-distancing guidelines to slow the spread...

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

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

Medicine’s New Frontier: Neuroscience Tackles Some...

More intricate than the most complicated computer, the human brain and nervous system remain shrouded in mystery, an endless source of wonder. Every day brings...

COVID-19 Roundup: Young Adults Increasingly Test...

CDC: Younger Adults Made Up Largest Group of COVID-19 Cases June-August Adults between ages 20 and 29 represented the largest category of new COVID-19 cases...

Case Study: Backup Plan Helps Save...

The situation appeared dire for a 67-year-old patient whose heart was so weak it could not pump enough blood to sustain his body. He was...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Ceviche Ecuadorian-Style

In the United States, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15.  During this time, we recognize the histories, cultures, customs, diversity...

Bump on Shoulder Leads to Surprise...

It was 2016 and Humberto de Lara and his family were looking forward to celebrating the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday at their home in Pinecrest. While...

Fighting Pancreatic Cancer With ‘Intra-arterial Chemotherapy’...

Challenging to diagnose and difficult to treat, pancreatic cancer is projected to become the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths this year. The 5-year survival rate...

Back on the Slopes After Knee...

Nick Chavez describes himself as “extreme.” The 35-year-old Coconut Grove sales professional seeks the adventure that comes with hiking, whitewater rafting, jumping off cliffs and...

Ready for In-Person School? 12 Safety...

While most people yearn for a return to a pre-pandemic “normal,” are you ready to send your child back to in-person school? For many families,...