Tag: South Miami Hospital

E-Cigarettes: Hidden Harms From Toxic Ingredients

The fruity flavors of and odorless smoke emitted by e-cigarettes are not as harmless as users believe. The 10 million...

April 11, 2018

Tampa Couple Delivers Baby at Keys Field...

A relaxing trip to the Keys was how a Tampa couple expecting their first child planned to spend the last...

April 6, 2018

Flu Causing Heart Attack in Some Patients

Despite a difficult season, most people experiencing this year’s flu – body aches, cough, sore throat and congestion – feel...

February 15, 2018

Year-End Fire and Burn Prevention Tips

The traditional Christmas tree is a gathering place for family and friends, but as the season comes to an end,...

December 27, 2017

Q&A on Living With COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, is a progressive lung disease that damages the airways...

November 30, 2017

South Miami Hospital Doctor Saves Engineer’s Finger...

As Manuel “Manny” Kianes-Rivera, a JetBlue Airways engineer, hunkered down in his home in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, winds outside were...

October 4, 2017

Complex Artery Repair Gave Him His Life...

When a coronary artery, which supplies oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscle, is completely or nearly completely blocked, it is...

September 19, 2017

Benefits of Breastfeeding for Both Baby and...

Breastfeeding has long been known for its nutritional advantages for the baby as clinical studies continue to reaffirm the health...

August 9, 2017

Baptist Health Named Among the Best in...

The yearly U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals issue is one of the most anticipated publications by healthcare consumers. The 2017-2018...

August 8, 2017

4th of July Fireworks Safety Tips (Infographic)

The American tradition of fireworks to commemorate the Fourth of July is upon us. Hundreds of millions of pounds of fireworks are...

June 30, 2017

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Roundup: Diabetes Screening, Caffeine and Statin...

Screening Guidelines May Miss Half of Diabetic, Prediabetic Patients, Study Says A national government panel of healthcare experts recommends that physicians screen patients for dysglycemia...

Health-Related Spring Cleaning Tips (Infographic)

When it comes to your health, “spring cleaning” should go far beyond just clearing out a year’s worth of clutter from overpacked closets, the garage...

What to Do When Seasonal Allergies...

Tens of millions of Americans experience seasonal allergies, with spring being the time of year when sneezing, coughing and other allergy symptoms are most prevalent....

She had a Stroke at 23:...

Kimberly San Martin was in an exercise class when she started to get dizzy and experienced weakness on her left side. It may be hard...

Fighting Back Against Fibromyalgia

Severe pain from fibromyalgia forced Lady Gaga to recently cancel the remaining dates of her world concert tour. Fibromyalgia can make it difficult for a...

Roundup: Heart & Exercise, Dementia Risk,...

Being Fit, Active Benefits Even Those With Family History of Heart Disease Exercise is good for your heart and preventing chronic disease. That’s a well...

How Depression Impacts People With Heart...

About one out of every five people with heart disease suffers from depression. And those with both conditions are more likely to likely to be...

E-Cigarettes: Hidden Harms From Toxic Ingredients

The fruity flavors of and odorless smoke emitted by e-cigarettes are not as harmless as users believe. The 10 million adults and teenagers who vape...

Q&A: Oral, Head & Neck Cancer

Approximately 110,000 new cases of oral, head and neck cancer are diagnosed each year in the United States, with men being affected about twice as...

Heart Attack Symptoms: ‘I had the...

One day five years ago, Beatriz Martinez remembers that she felt symptoms she had never experienced before, including shortness of breath, dizziness and a pain...