Tag: the flu

Flu Season During COVID-19: What You Need...

The 2020 flu season is here and getting vaccinated is more important than ever because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Social-distancing...

September 29, 2020

Infection Protection: Frequent, Proper Handwashing is Vital

Frequent handwashing is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading the flu and other illnesses. As...

March 2, 2020

Roundup: U.S. Life Expectancy Up Slightly; FDA...

U.S Life Expectancy Increases for First Time in Four Years Life expectancy in the United States edged up by about...

January 31, 2020

When Does a Runny Nose Require Medical...

After two or three days, clear mucus may change to a white, yellow, or green color. This is is usually...

January 21, 2020

Roundup: Flu Season Picking Up; Vaping-Linked Lung...

Flu Season is Picking Up in Some States, But Not Too Late to Get Flu Shot, CDC Says Seasonal influenza...

November 29, 2019

Low Vaccination Rates During Pregnancy Leave New...

More than half of pregnant women in the U.S. – 65 percent – have not received “two safe and effective...

October 15, 2019

Roundup: Time for Flu Shots; U.S. Diets...

CDC Issues Updated Flu Shot Recommendations October is almost here and that means it’s time for getting your flu shot...

September 27, 2019

Roundup: Stronger Flu Strain; Colorectal Cancer Screening;...

Stronger Flu Strain Accounts for Nearly Half of New Cases, CDC States This year’s flu season has not been as...

March 1, 2019

Roundup: Risk of Opioid Overdose Surpasses Car...

The chance of an adult in the U.S. dying accidentally from an opioid overdose is greater than dying in a...

January 18, 2019

Why the Flu Shot Should Be on...

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

December 4, 2018

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Flu Season During COVID-19: What You...

The 2020 flu season is here and getting vaccinated is more important than ever because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Social-distancing guidelines to slow the spread...

Homestead Hospital’s Grow2Heal Garden, Miami-Dade County...

Homestead Hospital’s Grow2Heal garden is well known for growing fresh produce to feed, and educate the community about healthier living. Now, Grow2Heal is also partnering...

Medicine’s New Frontier: Neuroscience Tackles Some...

More intricate than the most complicated computer, the human brain and nervous system remain shrouded in mystery, an endless source of wonder. Every day brings...

COVID-19 Roundup: Young Adults Increasingly Test...

CDC: Younger Adults Made Up Largest Group of COVID-19 Cases June-August Adults between ages 20 and 29 represented the largest category of new COVID-19 cases...

Case Study: Backup Plan Helps Save...

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

#BaptistHealthy Easy Eats: Ceviche Ecuadorian-Style

In the United States, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15.  During this time, we recognize the histories, cultures, customs, diversity...

Bump on Shoulder Leads to Surprise...

It was 2016 and Humberto de Lara and his family were looking forward to celebrating the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday at their home in Pinecrest. While...

Fighting Pancreatic Cancer With ‘Intra-arterial Chemotherapy’...

Challenging to diagnose and difficult to treat, pancreatic cancer is projected to become the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths this year. The 5-year survival rate...

Back on the Slopes After Knee...

Nick Chavez describes himself as “extreme.” The 35-year-old Coconut Grove sales professional seeks the adventure that comes with hiking, whitewater rafting, jumping off cliffs and...

Ready for In-Person School? 12 Safety...

While most people yearn for a return to a pre-pandemic “normal,” are you ready to send your child back to in-person school? For many families,...