Tag: Ricardo Cury MD

Coronary Calcium Scores: Determining Your Risk to...

A heart scan, also known as a “coronary calcium scan” or “cardiac CT for calcium scoring,” is a non-invasive test...

January 29, 2020

New iCT Scanner Is Patient-Friendly

Cardiovascular disease is the nation’s leading killer of adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As a...

December 6, 2013

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Roundup: COVID-19 Cases in Children Up...

In Late July,  a 40% Increase in Children Testing Positive for COVID-19, Report Finds More than 97,000 children in the U.S. tested positive for COVID-19...

Keeping Hydrated in Summer is Easier...

Pools of clear water seem to call to us when temperatures rise. It’s hard to resist the impulse — the need — to dive in...

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...