Tag: Miami Cancer Institute

Miami Cancer Institute Experts Urge Resuming Cancer...

The COVID-19 pandemic last year had a dramatic impact on cancer screenings that has “altered what we have done in...

June 24, 2021

Why Don’t Men Go to the Doctor?

Men are much less likely than women to seek medical attention when they’re not feeling well. The question is: why? Why are...

June 15, 2021

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

Men: Know Your Genetics to Lower Your...

A gene mutation that could put you at higher risk for cancer is just as likely to come from your...

June 14, 2021

Update on COVID-19 Vaccines: Baptist Health Experts...

As the number of U.S. adults vaccinated against COVID-19 has surpassed the 50 percent mark, cases and hospitalizations continue to...

June 2, 2021

Miami Cancer Institute Achieves ‘Summit’ With Experts...

In the U.S., nearly 180,000 people were diagnosed with a form of blood cancer in 2020, according to the Leukemia...

May 26, 2021

Five Things People of Color Should Know...

A common misconception about skin cancer is that, because their skin contains a higher amount of melanin, African-Americans and people...

May 19, 2021

U.S. Task Force Makes It Official: Colorectal...

The leading U.S. panel of experts in medical guidance made it official today: Overall, people 45 to 75 years of...

May 18, 2021

International Brain Tumor Patient Headed Home After...

When Paula Vargas started complaining about random headaches and problems seeing out of her right eye, the thriving, 27-year-old lawyer...

May 11, 2021

‘Great Recovery’ from Brachytherapy: Multidisciplinary Team at...

Even among the most challenging cancer diagnoses, the case of Jorge Gamez Estrada, 61, (pictured above with his daughters Elizabeth...

May 3, 2021

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Jason Mann’s girlfriend knew something wasn’t right when she spoke to him over the phone the morning of April 23. The North Palm Beach resident...

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Today is National Hydration Day — a topic that should be top-of-mind for everyone in South Florida, particularly during the hottest months of summer and...

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Swollen ankles, puffy legs — we’ve all experienced them at some point.  There are dozens of possible causes. Most aren’t serious, but some, like blood...

Facts on Hip Fractures: They’re Very...

More than 300,000 people every year in the U.S. suffer a hip fracture, and most of them involve individuals 60 years or older who are...

A Return to Summer Fun Means...

After spending much of last summer in lockdown and trying to avoid COVID-19, many families are hoping for a return to “normal” this year. They’re...

Roundup: CDC Update on COVID-19 and...

CDC: More Pregnant Women Should be Getting Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Pregnant women are at increased risk for severe illness and death from COVID-19, compared with...

Bethesda Heart Marks 100th TAVR —...

About 20 months after it’s first “transcatheter aortic valve replacement,” a minimally invasive procedure commonly known as TAVR, a team at Bethesda Heart Hospital, part...

Ask the Psychiatrist: Tending to Your...

“One of my favorite books is Love in the Time of Cholera, not only because of the love story but also because one of its...

Complex Surgery Can Solve Debilitating Back...

After years of debilitating back pain, Timothy McQuade could barely walk down his driveway to collect his mail. Now, however, he no longer worries about...