Tag: Miami Cancer Institute

Possible Lung Cancer Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in the United States for both men and women. And most patients are diagnosed...

December 5, 2017

Roundup: More Than 4 in 10 Cancers...

If you have a healthy diet, don’t smoke, avoid alcohol, maintain an ideal weight and exercise regularly, then you may...

December 1, 2017

Smokeout 2017: 1 in 5 Americans Still...

One in five Americans are using a tobacco product, primarily cigarettes, cigars, or pipes, according to a new report by...

November 16, 2017

Roundup: Alcohol Use Linked to Higher Risk...

Consuming alcoholic beverages regularly -- whether it's ight, moderate, or heavy use -- may increase your risk of developing several...

November 10, 2017

Lung Cancer: Even ‘Never-Smokers’ Are At Risk

You probably feel that you’re not at risk for lung cancer because you’ve never smoked. Even though not smoking is...

November 6, 2017

Roundup: Aspirin Therapy May Reduce Risk of...

Taking low-dose aspirin daily can lower your risk of some digestive system cancers, according to a newly published study involving...

November 3, 2017

Dragon Boat Racing Enriches Lives of Cancer...

You may not have heard of dragon boat racing, but it represents a growing sisterhood of cancer survivors who revel...

October 31, 2017

Roundup: CDC Recommends New Shingles Vaccine for...

A panel of experts with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended the use of a...

October 27, 2017

Lower Breast Cancer Risk With Lifestyle Choices

Jane Mendez, M.D., Miami Cancer Institute, advises patients to focus on lifestyle factors that are proven to contribute to increased...

October 26, 2017

Gene Therapy: New Cancer-Fighting Era Gets FDA...

Gene therapy – a quickly evolving new frontier in the fight against cancer –  has advanced another crucial step with...

October 24, 2017

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Every year, Baptist Health Primary Care partners with CBS4 Neighbors for Neighbors to provide holiday gifts for families in need under the Adopt-A-Family 4 the Holidays program. Now...

Roundup: Florida Improves in Ranking of...

Some states are significantly healthier than others, according to an updated ranking of how states are faring with a variety of challenges, including rates of...

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Toy Safety 2017: The Latest on...

There were an estimated 174,100 toy-related, emergency room-treated injuries — and seven deaths — in 2016 to children younger than 15, according to a new report...

#BaptistHealthy: Baked Potato Latkes (Video)

Here’s a healthy latke recipe for the whole family, just in time for Hanukkah. Latkes are traditional “potato pancake” dishes served during Hanukkah festivities. 

‘Dramatic’ Diabetes Diagnosis Inspires Healthier Living...

Christopher Braithwaite, 35, was a paramedic for seven years when he walked into the emergency room at Baptist Hospital of Miami as a patient himself,...

Roundup: Flu Season Off to a...

Early signs point to a rough 2017-2018 flu season, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting twice as many cases of...

Shingles, Flu and You: What to...

There’s a new shingles vaccine and adults should be vaccinated with it starting at age 50, according to an advisory committee to the U.S. Centers...

5 Myths About Sugar That May...

When you were a little kid, your mother probably warned you about sugar “rotting your teeth,” but with a quick stroke of your toothbrush and...

Possible Lung Cancer Symptoms You Shouldn’t...

Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in the United States for both men and women. And most patients are diagnosed in the latter stages of...