Tag: South Miami Hospital

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Helps Tiniest Babies...

Little Lori Livingstone was so eager to make her debut in life, she arrived more than three months ahead of...

November 17, 2020

Case Study: Backup Plan Helps Save A...

The situation appeared dire for a 67-year-old patient whose heart was so weak it could not pump enough blood to...

September 24, 2020

Life on the Frontline of the COVID-19...

Ever wonder what it’s like to work in healthcare during the pandemic? As the coronavirus raged through South Florida earlier...

July 22, 2020

Coronavirus Surge Alert: Masks vs. Myths &...

As COVID-19 cases surge in Florida, so does the amount of misinformation about wearing masks and social distancing. It’s never...

June 30, 2020

Protecting Newborns from Infectious Diseases

From the delivery room to the nursery, parents of newborns are typically vigilant about cleanliness and safety. That caution is...

June 22, 2020

Do You Have a Sleep Disorder? Find...

That extra hour of sleep this weekend won’t do you much good if you don’t get enough sleep on a...

March 12, 2020

Breathing Innovation: South Miami Hospital Patient Gets...

A 79-year-old retiree with chronic emphysema, who had trouble breathing at rest, underwent a new life-altering procedure at South Miami...

February 13, 2020

Q and A: Living With COPD

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

November 25, 2019

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute’s Heart Valve...

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, has been a leader for years in performing a...

October 21, 2019

38 Years Ago, The Adams Quadruplets Made...

It had never happened before in the state of Florida, and it’s happened only a few times since. On Sept....

September 16, 2019

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Sugary drinks fuel weight gain and the U.S. obesity epidemic among adults and children, elevating the risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases, physicians, dietitians...

Spotlight on Thyroid Cancer, An Increasingly...

When actress Sofia Vergara recently opened up on television about her experience with thyroid cancer, she helped shine a spotlight on this increasingly common cancer....

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Blood vessels are like pipes that carry blood throughout the body. While arteries carry oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the organs, our veins have...

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness is...

Lower extremity peripheral artery disease, or PAD, is underdiagnosed, undertreated and “underappreciated” in the U.S., despite its prevalence with an estimated 8.5 million Americans, primarily...

Facts About Third Doses of Vaccines...

People with immune systems that are moderately to severely compromised, including many cancer patients, make up about 3 percent of the adult population and are...

Answers to the Top-Searched Health Questions

Thanks to the Internet, answers to almost any question are available with a few clicks of the mouse – including questions about health concerns.  Millions...

COVID-19 Roundup: Children Make Up 27%...

Pediatricians: Children Currently Represent Slightly More Than a Quarter of New COVID Weekly Cases Children make up slightly more than a quarter of the country’s...

Miami Cancer Institute Study Holds Promise...

Because it is elusive and can go undetected until it has spread elsewhere in the body, pancreatic cancer is particularly deadly, with a mortality rate...

COVID, Kids and School: Seven Simple...

This time last year, the coronavirus pandemic kept Florida’s schools closed and forced students to continue their virtual learning from home. Now, with another school...