Tag: Minority Health Month

Baptist Health Experts on Closing the Healthcare...

As defined by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, health equity is reached when everyone has “a fair...

April 25, 2022

Miami Cancer Institute Grant Will Help Expand...

A $5 million grant from the Miguel B. Fernandez Family Foundation will support efforts by Miami Cancer Institute to make...

April 20, 2022

‘Health Equity’: Experts Focus on Reducing Disparities...

Health equity will occur when every person has the opportunity to “attain his or her full health potential” and no...

March 20, 2022

Minority Health: Focus on Clinical Trials

Racial and ethnic minorities are among the fastest growing of all communities in the United States, making up nearly 40...

April 27, 2021

What Expectant Black Women Need to Know

Pregnancy-related deaths have increased in the last decade in the United States, placing the country last among all developed nations...

April 15, 2021

‘Health Equity’ is Goal for Minority Communities

Health equity is when every individual has the opportunity to be as healthy as possible, says the U.S. Centers for...

April 18, 2017

Minority Health Month: Wellness and Prevention (Infographic)

April is National Minority Health Month. Every year heart disease, cancer and chronic conditions claim a heavy toll on all...

April 26, 2016

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Ask the Psychiatrist: Fireworks’ Effect on Stress...

Fireworks displays are a big part of many Fourth of July and New Year’s Eve celebrations, thrilling crowds as they fill the sky with streaking...

Migraines vs. Headaches: Know the Different...

For people who suffer from migraines, the pain is often described as an intense pulsing or throbbing in one area of the head. But for...

Baptist Health Emergency Medicine Specialist: “Fireworks...

Planning on celebrating the Fourth of July holiday with fireworks? Whether you’re lighting the fuse on some backyard fireworks or watching a professionally produced display,...

Surviving Cancer: Making the Most of...

At what point is a cancer patient a cancer survivor? It’s a question frequently asked of Darci McNally, LCSW, the director of oncology support services...

Toby Keith’s Health Revelation Prompts Reader...

Toby Keith fans were worried recently when the country music superstar revealed he has been treated for stomach cancer. “Will he be okay?” many asked....

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome vs. Bell’s Palsy:...

When singer Justin Bieber announced recently that he has Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, a rare condition that has paralyzed half his face, the news raised interest...

Exercising Outside Safely This Summer

Heat and humidity are facts of life during South Florida summers, as is the danger of heat-related illnesses. Don’t take the risk lightly. Learn what...

Baptist Health Acquires Sophisticated New Platform...

Always seeking to further the level of care available to cancer patients in the region, Baptist Health South Florida has added a sophisticated new radiosurgery...

Baptist Health Experts: Plan to Limit...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it plans to establish “a maximum nicotine level” to reduce the addictiveness of cigarettes and other combusted tobacco...