Tag: mosquito-borne illnesses

Roundup: HPV-Linked Anal Cancer Rates Rise; Mosquito-borne...

HPV-Linked Anal Cancer Cases, Deaths Climb Dramatically 2001-2015, Study Says Anal cancer diagnoses and deaths related to human papillomavirus (HPV),...

November 22, 2019

Roundup: Mosquito-Borne Illness Advisory; More Ex-Smokers Face...

Third Case of Mosquito-Borne Dengue Confirmed in Miami-Dade Another locally transmitted case of dengue fever has been confirmed in Miami-Dade...

August 30, 2019

Mosquito-Borne Dengue Advisory: What You Need to...

South Florida health officials are urging residents to take precautions after confirming a case of mosquito-borne dengue in Miami-Dade County....

August 8, 2019

Mosquito-borne Dengue Case Reported in Miami-Dade —...

Florida health officials have confirmed a locally acquired case of mosquito-borne dengue fever in Miami-Dade County. It is the first...

November 21, 2018

Protecting Your Kids From Mosquito Bites

The case of an Asheville, North Carolina boy who came down with a life-threatening type of encephalitis (swelling of the...

August 14, 2018

Roundup: ‘Gaming Disorder,’ Obesity Rates and Keystone...

‘Gaming Disorder’ Proposed as New Disease by World Health Organization (WHO) Whether it’s Fortnite, Candy Crush, Grand Theft Auto or...

June 22, 2018

Roundup: Insect-Borne Disease, Living Longer and Depression

Diseases From Mosquito, Flea and Tick Bites Have Tripled in U.S., CDC Says Cases of diseases in the U.S. contracted...

May 4, 2018

Mosquito Protection: Don’t Let Your Guard Down

Even with a somewhat diminished Zika threat — for now — mosquito season remains in full swing for South Florida...

August 21, 2017

Watch Now: Zika Prevention Linked to Mosquito...

Miami-Dade County mosquito control officials have launched a “Drain and Cover” campaign that encourages all residents to drain standing water...

June 14, 2016

Experts Study Link Between Zika Virus and...

(Video caption: Heber Varela, M.D., a neurologist at Baptist Health Neuroscience Center, discusses Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), a neurological disorder, and...

March 24, 2016

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Rx Now: Skip Trip to Pharmacy...

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Roundup: Eliminating Cervical Cancer; Social Media’s...

Cervical Cancer in U.S. Could Be Nearly Eliminated by 2038 or Sooner, Researchers Say It’s well established that cervical cancer is one of the most...

Breathing Innovation: South Miami Hospital Patient...

A 79-year-old retiree with chronic emphysema, who had trouble breathing at rest, underwent a new life-altering procedure at South Miami Hospital which involves implanting an...

Cardio-Oncology Helps Cancer Patients, Survivors Facing...

The term “cardio-oncology” has grown in prominence as healthcare professionals team up to help cancer patients at higher risk of developing heart disease or related...

First in Florida: Miami Cardiac &...

A team at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute is the first in the state, and the first in the Atlantic Southeast, to perform a so-called...

Heart Failure: A Growing, Deadlier Condition...

The condition known as “heart failure” is misunderstood and often under-diagnosed. Much of the confusion comes from the name. Heart failure does not mean the...

Roundup: Red Meat & Heart Disease;...

Red Meat, Processed Meats Raise Risk of Heart Disease, Confirms New Study Eating two servings of red meat, processed meat that includes poultry – but...

Pneumonia-Like Coronavirus: Healthcare Community Prepares for...

Updated Feb. 17: U.S. public health officials are preparing for a possible outbreak of the pneumonia-like respiratory illness caused by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, which...