Tag: South Miami Hospital

NicView Cameras Keep Parents Connected with NICU...

When Darlene Biltz’s baby, Vincent, was born at 25 weeks in Naples, FL, he weighed just 1 pound, 5 ounces....

December 6, 2018

U.S. Guidelines Urge More ‘Behavior’ Counseling for...

If your body mass index (BMI) is over 30, which qualifies as obese, you should also get a referral to...

September 24, 2018

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

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Keeping Your Heart Healthy During the...

Pressure to buy gifts, opportunities to overeat and drink too much and expectations to socialize with family and friends are common stressors during the holidays....

Ketogenic Diets: High in Fat, Side...

As quick weight-loss diets go, the usual formula involves eating less carbohydrates and more protein for a period of time. These days, one of the...

Toy Safety 2018: Latest on Recalls,...

Despite the year-round toy safety campaign against unsafe toys by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), products are sold that can be hazardous to...

Roundup: Polio-like AFM ‘Peaks’; Too Much...

CDC: Cases of Polio-like Illness has ‘Peaked’ for This Year The cases of the polio-like illness AFM (acute flaccid myelitis) “appears to have peaked” for...

NicView Cameras Keep Parents Connected with...

When Darlene Biltz’s baby, Vincent, was born at 25 weeks in Naples, FL, he weighed just 1 pound, 5 ounces. His premature birth prompted the...

#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Chicken and Apples for...

What are you serving for Hanukkah? Chicken and apples is one traditional meal that makes its way to the tables of many Hanukkah celebrations. This...

Prompt Medical Attention for Burns Helps...

On a typical Saturday morning, Catherine Del Toro’s husband would have cooked breakfast, but on this particular Saturday she wanted to let her sweetie sleep...

Why the Flu Shot Should Be...

Public health officials are reminding everyone that it’s not too late to protect yourself against influenza if you haven’t already received a flu shot. Getting...

Live Healthier: Here’s Why U.S. Life...

Updated statistics that are concerning public health officials conclude that life expectancy in the United States declined again in 2017. In most developed nations, life...

Roundup: More Recalls of Blood Pressure...

More Blood Pressure Meds Recalled Over Potential Cancer-Causing Impurity The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has added to its list of recalled blood pressure...