Tag: primary care

5 Benefits of Having a Primary Care...

A primary care physician fills an important role in a person’s health, similar to the way a home room teacher...

August 1, 2018

Florida’s Obesity Rate Likely Higher Than Previously...

Widely distributed data about the U.S. population had estimated that Florida’s obesity rate is 27.8 percent. But a University of...

June 25, 2018

Treating Boomers Is a Game-Changer for Healthcare

In Florida, home to the nation’s largest population of people 65 and older, the effect would be particularly great.

June 28, 2016

3 Ways This Year’s Flu Shots Are...

Each year on average, 5 to 20 percent of the U.S. population gets the flu and more than 200,000 people...

October 19, 2015

Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Having a list of questions prepared in advance of your appointment will help make the most of the time spent...

October 14, 2014

Fitness Trackers: Equipped to Stay Fit

Fitness trackers monitor physical activity and can help encourage exercisers.

August 28, 2014

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Pause in High School Sports Puts...

When the coronavirus pandemic brought high school sports programs in South Florida to a grinding halt this spring, coaches and sports medicine specialists worried that...

BioSkills Lab Prepares Future Surgeons with...

Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, is training future surgeons in a real-world environment so that they are fully...

Keeping Up with Immunizations is More...

Whether it’s in person or online, it’s back-to-school time. Making sure children receive the required immunizations before the first bell rings has always been on...

Playing in Orlando ‘Bubble’: Team Physician...

The Miami HEAT kicked off its return last week within the so-called NBA Orlando “bubble,” where the pandemic-shortened 2019-2020 season is back underway. The NBA’s...

COVID-19 Roundup: CDC Updates Isolation Guidelines;...

CDC: Most No Longer Infectious With COVID-19 Ten Days After Symptom Onset Mounting evidence is indicating that most people remain infectious with COVID-19 for no...

Quarantine 15: What is it? Why...

“Quarantine 15” is the new “Freshman 15” — which referred to students starting in college who end up with unwanted, extra pounds. Similarly, Quarantine 15...

Helping Hands: Expert Care can Help...

Sketch pencil in her right hand, Laida Arcia Carro (pictured above) adds tiny details to complete her portrait of a strong Haitian woman. Ms. Carro...

‘Structural Heart’ Treatment: Transcatheter Mitral Valve...

Removal from a ventilator was a milestone moment for a patient recovering from parainfluenza in Baptist Hospital’s intensive care unit. But when that patient regressed...

Innovation Allows Patients with COVID-19 to...

As the volume of patients with COVID-19 continues to challenge healthcare organizations, Baptist Health South Florida is turning to an innovative solution to keep patients...

COVID-19 Roundup: Largest Clinical Trial of...

Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Vaccine Candidate Underway; 30,000 Volunteers to Take Part The largest U.S. clinical trial to test a COVID-19 vaccine candidate has...