Tag: South Miami Hospital

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...

July 30, 2018

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

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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Miami HEAT Ready for 2018 NBA...

Dwyane Wade’s announcement of his return for a 16th and final season has the Miami HEAT fired up heading into the 2018 training camp. Harlan...

#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Golden Seared Tofu Bites

Tofu is a plant-based food made from soybeans that’s a good source of protein, iron and calcium. Pair this recipe with a favorite vegetable for...

Take A Stand: Help Prevent Falls...

Each year, more than one in four adults aged 65 and older will fall. For this group, falls are the No. 1 cause of injuries...

Role of the EKG: From Doctor’s...

There are various tests to diagnose heart disease, with the “EKG” often serving as a springboard to other options.  An EKG, as it is commonly...

1 in 5 U.S. Adults Suffer...

About 20 percent of U.S. adults live with chronic pain, which frequently limits leisure or work activities, according to a new study from the U.S....

Roundup: Flu Season Readiness, FDA Crackdown...

CDC Urges People to Prepare for Flu Season to Avoid ‘Epidemic Levels’ In the United States, the typical flu season runs from October through May,...

Top 5 Myths About High Blood...

Nearly half of U.S. adults may have high blood pressure, or hypertension, but many of them don’t know it or think they’re too young or...

Too Many Older Adults Taking Anti-Anxiety...

Despite warnings against long-term use, one in four older adults are prescribed anti-anxiety medications for sleep issues, depression and related disorders for too long, a...

Resiliency in the Florida Keys a...

A year to the day after Hurricane Irma, a category 4 storm with winds of 130 miles per hour, made landfall on Cudjoe Key, Baptist...

8 Steps to Healthy Aging

Adults over the age of 50 represent a growing proportion of the U.S. population. That’s due to a several factors, including advances in healthcare and...