Tag: South Miami Hospital

Chromosome Disorders: What is Trisomy?

The human body is made from 23 pairs of chromosomes for a total of 46. Chromosomes are made up of...

March 29, 2017

Baptist Health South Florida Honored for Workplace...

Baptist Health South Florida is once again the recipient of two prestigious awards that honor high standards of workplace culture.

March 13, 2017

Tame the Flame: Preventing Burns in the...

Medical and safety experts urge anyone cooking in the kitchen to practice burn safety and prevention by following these tips.

February 10, 2017

More Women at Risk of Dying from...

While cervical cancer remains one of the most highly preventable diseases in the U.S., more women may be dying from...

January 31, 2017

From Hip Replacement to Cycling in 26...

Alex Alexandrov, a 51-year-old avid cyclist, began suffering from arthritis over 13 years ago in both his hips. Eventually, the...

January 11, 2017

Four New Year Babies Born at Baptist...

All four Baptist Health hospitals that offer maternity services welcomed new year babies this year.

January 3, 2017

Santa’s Special Visit With Newborns, Parents at...

Mr. and Mrs. Claus visited families at the bedside to spread holiday cheer and capture the moments in pictures.

December 23, 2016

Bloating and Menopause: Helping Women Cope

Bloating during perimenopause can cause uncomfortable symptoms for some women, says Lorena Tinoco, M.D., an OB/GYN affiliated with West Kendall...

December 14, 2016

Serving Up A Safe Thanksgiving: Cooking Safety...

Medical and safety experts alike urge those cooking in the kitchen or outdoor with a turkey fryer to heed safety...

November 23, 2016

Proper Foot Care Can Help Diabetics Avoid...

A diabetic foot ulcer can begin with something as small as a cut or blister that exposes the underlying tissue,...

November 10, 2016

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A New Fishermen’s Community Hospital on...

Baptist Health has broken ground on the new Fishermen’s Community Hospital in Marathon. The facility will continue to provide critical access to healthcare services in the...

Roundup: Breakthrough Peanut Allergy Treatment; FDA...

FDA Closer to Approving First Peanut Allergy Treatment by January An advisory committee with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first treatment...

#BaptistHealthy: Quinoa Salad with Avocado Dressing

Whole grains, such as quinoa and farro, provide essential vitamins, minerals and fiber which help regulate the digestive system and keep you fuller and more...

Triathlon Toughness: Injury Prevention Tips for...

Participants in triathlons are unquestionably tough competitors, requiring training in disciplines covering the popular sport’s swimming, cycling and running regimens. They are many physical challenges...

New Carotid Artery Procedure Lowers Stroke...

The carotid arteries are vital blood vessels in the neck that supply blood to the brain. With stenosis (narrowing) from fatty deposits, or plaque, a...

38 Years Ago, The Adams Quadruplets...

It had never happened before in the state of Florida, and it’s happened only a few times since. On Sept. 16, 1981, Florida’s first surviving...

Care On Demand Ushers in a...

For those old enough to remember when doctors used to make house calls, there is a fast-growing trend in healthcare that now brings the doctor...

Roundup: High Blood Pressure & Pregnancy;...

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Rises Dramatically Since 1970, New Study Finds There has been a sharp rise in high blood pressure among pregnant women...

#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Burpee Breakdown

Burpees are considered a cardio-strength exercise that increases your heart rate while building muscle. Burpees involve your entire body, particularly your arms and shoulders. This...

Proton Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer with...

Many men half his age would be hard-pressed to match Alberto Gonzalez’s energy, enthusiasm and determination. After undergoing treatment for prostate cancer over the past...