Tag: infection control

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

Top 7 Germiest Public Places (Infographic)

Keeping your hands clean after proper washing is the best protection against getting sick or spreading illness, according to public...

December 4, 2017

Standing Water: Protect Your Family From Infections,...

In addition to street flooding from seasonal rainstorms, South Florida gets an extra dose of standing water throughout October and...

October 9, 2017

Roundup: U.S. Cancer Death Rate Declining But...

A new report finds that 25 percent fewer adults died from cancer in 2014, compared to 1991. That means that...

September 22, 2017

Pet Reptiles: The Hidden Danger for Kids...

When Jody Nobles’ four-week old daughter, Lilly, had a high fever, little did she know what caused her daughter to...

June 21, 2017

Most Children Who Died From Flu Were...

Most children who died from the flu during a recent four-year period were not vaccinated against the virus, U.S. Centers...

April 5, 2017

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Pregnant Women and Coronavirus: Don’t Stress,...

Do pregnant women have more to fear from the coronavirus (COVID-19) than the average, healthy adult? Public health officials and doctors say that there are...

Las mujeres embarazadas y el Coronavirus:...

¿Pueden tener las mujeres embarazadas más que temerle al coronavirus (COVID-19) que el adulto saludable promedio? Los oficiales de salud pública y los médicos dicen...

Coronavirus Roundup: Loss of Taste, Smell...

ENT Doctors: Sudden Loss of Smell or Taste may be a Symptom of COVID-19 A reduced sense of smell or taste could be a symptom...

Some Cancer Patients at Higher Risk...

Like all cancer patients, Carol Andrade is taking special precautions during the COVID-19 pandemic. But Ms. Andrade, 70, must be hypervigilant because she belongs to...

Algunos pacientes de cáncer tienen un...

Al igual que todos los pacientes de cáncer, Carol Andrade está tomando precauciones especiales durante la pandemia de COVID-19. Pero Andrade, de 70 años, debe...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Cuban-Style Bowl

Warm bowls are trending and make for a delicious meal. But if you’re not being mindful of what foods are included in the bowl, you...

Mental Health Tips on Coping With...

Families stuck at home for prolonged periods of time. A constant barrage of unnerving news coverage — both on TV and the Internet. The stress...

Consejos de salud mental para enfrentar...

Las familias enclaustradas en sus hogares por largos períodos de tiempo. El bombardeo constante de noticias – tanto por televisión como por internet. El estrés...

Atención oncológica y COVID19 por coronavirus:...

A todos les preocupa el coronavirus (COVID-19), pero si usted es un paciente de cáncer, sin duda tiene preocupaciones específicas que otros no tienen. Conversamos...

Cancer Care and Coronavirus COVID-19: What...

Everyone is worried about coronavirus (COVID-19). But if you’re a cancer patient, you undoubtedly have specific concerns that others do not. We sat down with...