Tag: infectious disease

COVID-19 Roundup: Risks Linked to Dining Out;...

Adults Who Tested Positive Twice as Likely to Have Dined at a Restaurant, CDC Study Says Dining at a restaurant,...

September 18, 2020

Steroids Can Reduce Risk of Death in...

An analysis of seven worldwide trials has found that corticosteroid drugs can significantly improve survival rates of COVID-19 patients sick...

September 10, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: First Case of Re-Infection; Severe...

World’s First Case of COVID-19 Re-Infection Showed Immune Response, Experts Say The first confirmed case of someone being infected twice...

August 28, 2020

Roundup: Likely Order of COVID Symptoms; Update...

New Study Pinpoints Likely Order of COVID-19’s Symptoms Researchers say there is a likely order in which COVID-19 symptoms first...

August 21, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: Largest Clinical Trial of Potential...

Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Vaccine Candidate Underway; 30,000 Volunteers to Take Part The largest U.S. clinical trial to test...

July 31, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: New Estimate of Asymptomatic Carriers;...

CDC Update: Estimate of Asymptomatic COVID-19 Carriers Increased to 40% Asymptomatic coronavirus carriers, or those who do not experience any...

July 17, 2020

Protecting Newborns from Infectious Diseases

From the delivery room to the nursery, parents of newborns are typically vigilant about cleanliness and safety. That caution is...

June 22, 2020

Wearing Face Masks or ‘Cloth Coverings’ Helps...

The required use of face masks could slow the spread of the coronavirus by as much as 40 percent daily,...

June 19, 2020

Roundup: COVID-19 on Surfaces — CDC Clarifies;...

CDC Clarifies Advice on Cleaning, Disinfecting Surfaces to Prevent COVID-19 Spread The primary mode of COVID-19 spread is through respiratory...

May 29, 2020

Q&A on Coronavirus and Kids: What Parents...

Earlier this week, infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci, M.D., observed: “One interesting feature of this novel coronavirus pandemic is that...

May 8, 2020

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Miles for Margot: Teen Undergoing Cancer...

When Margot Palma’s family and friends cross the finish line of the virtual ZooRun5k on October 10, it will mean more than collecting another medal....

COVID-19 Roundup: Risks Linked to Dining...

Adults Who Tested Positive Twice as Likely to Have Dined at a Restaurant, CDC Study Says Dining at a restaurant, even with social distancing and...

Uterine Fibroids: Campaign to Grow Awareness...

A bill making its way through Congress aims to create awareness of and fund research on uterine fibroids, non-cancerous tumors that grow on or in...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Chicken with Sauteed...

What are you serving for Rosh Hashanah? During the holidays, eating apples with honey is a Rosh Hashanah tradition the ancient Jews believed had healing...

Don’t Overlook These Symptoms of Ovarian...

For years, ovarian cancer was known as a “silent” disease with few obvious symptoms. But years of research has shown that there are four key...

Baptist Health Grows to Make Doral...

Think of it as a hub for your family’s healthcare. Baptist Health’s newest location in Downtown Doral provides a range of services at a time...

Q&A: Athletes and Heart Complications from...

Even as professional and college sports make their return, researchers are learning more about the post-recovery impact of COVID-19 on the body. Of the virus’...

COVID-19 Roundup: Higher Risks Linked to...

Research: Those Who Vape or Smoke Cigarettes are at Higher Risk of COVID-19 Infection, Severe Illness A diagnosis of COVID-19 is up to seven times...

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: How to Eat...

Chocolate is one of the world’s most favorite flavors and humans have been consuming the delectable confection since 1900 BC. Most of us do not...

Steroids Can Reduce Risk of Death...

An analysis of seven worldwide trials has found that corticosteroid drugs can significantly improve survival rates of COVID-19 patients sick enough to be admitted into...