Tag: Jonathan Fialkow M.D.

Even for Men Who Ignore Their Health,...

Among the things spouses will never understand about their husbands – aside from their inability to ask for directions when...

June 15, 2021

Automated Temperature Screening Comes to Baptist Health

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, going to the hospital or emergency room now means getting screened at the entry and,...

September 1, 2020

Life on the Frontline of the COVID-19...

Ever wonder what it’s like to work in healthcare during the pandemic? As the coronavirus raged through South Florida earlier...

July 22, 2020

The Top Four Myths About Seeking ER...

Nobody wants to go the emergency room. But now, because of COVID-19, some people are afraid to go, thinking it...

June 22, 2020

With COVID-19, Safety of Baptist Health’s Patients...

Patient safety has always been a top priority at Baptist Health South Florida. Now, as the world learns to live...

May 8, 2020

Doctors Blame Fear of COVID-19 for Sharp...

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors across the country have reported a significant drop in the number of...

April 29, 2020

Daily Aspirin Warning for Older Adults

While eating a healthy diet, exercising and staying mentally fit are factors proven to help you live longer, taking an...

September 26, 2018

If You Love Your Heart, Get Enough...

When most people think of risk factors for heart disease and poor cardiovascular health, sleep doesn’t enter the picture. But...

March 28, 2018

Statin Guidelines Demystified

For nearly 30 years, cholesterol-lowering medications, known as statins, have been available to reduce the risk of heart attacks in...

June 8, 2017

A Dangerous Dose of Energy?

It’s the time of year when getting fit tops many resolution lists.  But reaching for that energy drink to get...

January 6, 2014

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Beating the Odds: Pancreatic Cancer Survivor...

At the start of 2019, Bob Dickinson got a diagnosis no one wants ― pancreatic cancer. Until very recently, pancreatic cancer cases rarely have had...

Roundup: Immunocompromised Eligible for Additional Booster;...

More People, Especially the Immunocompromised, are Eligible for Additional Vaccine Doses as Omicron Cases Surge Eligibility for boosters expanded this month, with the U.S. Centers...

Resolve to Take Care of Your...

Self-care – and learning how to make it a part of your daily life – plays a key role in maintaining good mental health, and...

Knee and Hip Arthritis: Self-Assessment and...

Could the pain you are feeling be arthritis? Francisco J. Garcia, physician assistant at the arthritis clinic at Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, answered...

Omicron Wave Woes: COVID-19 in 2022

New year, new COVID surge. The Omicron variant has swept across the country, bringing with it new questions about testing, symptoms, quarantine guidelines, boosters, treatments,...

Dealing with Omicron Surge: Baptist Health...

The Omicron variant, much more transmissible than the previously dominant Delta strain, has yet to peak in South Florida and across the nation, as hospitals...

The Promise of Precision Medicine Means...

Author: Michael J. Zinner, M.D., CEO and executive medical director of Miami Cancer Institute. Marked by the continued presence of COVID-19, 2021 was a milestone...

Annual Screenings, Early Diagnosis Help South...

Jacqueline “Jackie” Modia – wife, mother, bank branch manager and South Miami resident – did everything right when it came to her health. Annual visits...

Getting Back on Track With Your...

Did you fall off the healthy-habits wagon over the holidays? Don’t beat yourself up. And don’t give in to the lure of fad diets or...

Roundup: Pfizer Booster Approved for Kids...

FDA, CDC: Pfizer Booster Shots for Kids 12-15, and Less Time Between 2nd and 3rd Shots for Everyone The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...