Tag: Miami Cancer Institute

Her Skin Condition Called for ‘Scarless’ Parathyroid...

About two years ago, Lynette Boodhoo was told by her endocrinologist that he needed to monitor her hyperparathyroidism. But this...

June 24, 2019

State-of-the-Art 3D Imaging Can Spot Skin Cancer...

It is known as the Vectra and it does something that only a dozen similar machines can do in the...

May 30, 2019

Breast Cancer Prevention: What You Need to...

When it comes to breast cancer prevention, awareness and living healthy are at the top of the list. “While age...

May 22, 2019

Having Children After Cancer: What to Know...

As more patients survive cancer, many look forward to a future that includes having children and raising a family. While...

May 20, 2019

Cancer and Nutrition: ‘Individualized Approach’ is Key

For people with cancer and cancer survivors, nutrition is a crucial but often underestimated part of treatment and ongoing patient...

May 14, 2019

Screening Mammograms Key to Early Detection of...

While breast cancer screening recommendations are directed to women age 40 and older, it is also important for younger women...

May 8, 2019

Melanoma Monday: Know the Melanoma ABCs (Infographic)

The American Academy of Dermatology recognizes the first Monday in May as Melanoma Monday to raise awareness about this potentially...

May 6, 2019

More on Head, Neck Cancers: ‘Game-Changing’ Immunotherapy,...

Immunotherapy will be a “game-changing” treatment for head and neck cancers, while more clinical trials are on the horizon for...

April 22, 2019

Head and Neck Cancers: Latest on Screenings,...

Each year, approximately 110,000 U.S. adults are diagnosed with “head and neck” cancers. While most diagnoses are in people older...

April 16, 2019

What to Know About Colorectal Cancer

Wrapping up March’s recognition of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Baptist Health South Florida and Miami Cancer Institute presented a Facebook...

March 27, 2019

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10,000 Steps Daily? How Many Do...

Taking 10,000 steps a day for optimal health has become a widely held belief. But walking that much may not be necessary for improved health...

Roundup: Multivitamins & Heart Health; Best...

Many Supplements Not Beneficial for Heart Health, Review of Studies Says An analysis by different collaborating institutions — including the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine...

#BaptistHealthy: Pork Tenderloin in Minutes (Video)

Okay, so you have your Instant Pot (pressure cooker) —  now what? With just a few simple ingredients and less than 30 minutes, a pork...

Heat Wave: How to Stay Healthy...

Summer seems like the season when we should be most carefree. But it actually is associated with a spike in injuries and illnesses, statistics show....

Defying the Odds: He Survives Twice-Ruptured...

A network engineer and father, Javier Quintana, 53, was very active and physically fit, playing tennis regularly and weight training three times a week. But...

Facts About ‘Flesh-Eating Bacteria’ and Precautions...

After two cases of “flesh-eating bacteria” infections were reported recently from contact with waters off Florida’s west coast and panhandle, public health officials and physicians...

Roundup: Meds and Dementia Risk; CDC...

Long-Term Use of Some Meds Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia, Study Says A new study indicates there may be a higher risk of dementia...

Fireworks Safety Update for This 4th...

Families and friends gathering for the Fourth of July holiday can take “simple safety steps” when celebrating the nation’s birthday with fireworks, says the U.S....

#BaptistHealthy: Lentil Veggie Patty

Looking for a healthier alternative to a burger? Try this easy-to-make lentil veggie patty.  You can eliminate the saturated fats found in red meats and...

Roadway Safety: Texting-While-Driving Law Takes Effect

Starting today, July 1, 2019, texting while driving is a primary offense in Florida, meaning police officers can pull over drivers who are seen using...