Tag: vaccinations

Planning for the Holidays? Don’t Forget Your...

This promises to be a very different holiday season for many families. With the coronavirus as an uninvited guest this...

November 19, 2020

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

Keeping Up with Immunizations is More Critical...

Whether it’s in person or online, it’s back-to-school time. Making sure children receive the required immunizations before the first bell...

August 10, 2020

Immunizations: More Critical Than Ever

Each year at this time, public health officials and healthcare providers remind parents to make sure their children’s immunizations are...

August 4, 2020

World Immunization Week: Outbreaks Are Slowing Progress...

World Immunization Week, running April 24-30, promotes the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease, especially...

April 24, 2019

Vaccines and Preventing Outbreaks of Measles, Rubella

Over the past decade, news organizations have reported on outbreaks of viruses that were once thought to be eliminated in...

February 14, 2019

New, High-in-Demand Vaccine Goes on Offensive to...

It often begins with a rash on the torso or the hairline. The red dots spread into a distinct line...

January 16, 2019

Roundup: Flu-Related Death in Florida, Proper Insulin...

Unvaccinated Child in Florida is First to Die This Flu Season, Public Health Officials say A Florida child died from...

October 19, 2018

CDC Warns About Rare, Polio-Like ‘Mystery Illness’...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning parents about a rare disease known as acute flaccid myelitis...

October 18, 2018

Increasing Number of Young Children Not Getting...

Young children need vaccines against a range of potentially serious diseases, many of which have been nearly eradicated in the...

October 15, 2018

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Antibiotics: Join the Fight Against Resistance

The antibiotic drugs we have depended on for decades to fight serious infections are losing their superpowers, thanks to strains of bacteria that have adapted...

New Facility Brings Comprehensive Health and...

From routine health and wellness checks to lifesaving cancer and cardiac care and more, residents of Broward County now have a convenient new option for...

New Promise for Patients with Inoperable...

Patients with inoperable pancreas cancer may benefit from an advanced form of radiation therapy now available at Miami Cancer Institute. The technology delivers an unprecedented...

Expansion Now Underway at West Kendall...

West Kendall Baptist Hospital recently broke ground on a long-planned addition to the hospital’s 30-acre campus, according to hospital CEO Lourdes Boue. When completed in...

COVID-19 Testing at Baptist Health: Easy...

The nationwide surge in COVID-19 cases — just as college students are returning home and families are gathering for the holidays — underscores the need...

COVID-19 Roundup: First Rapid At-Home Test...

FDA Approves First At-Home COVID-19 Test, But Prescription is Required The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it has issued an emergency use authorization...

Antibiotics: Join the Fight Against Resistance

The development of antibiotics in the 20th century was a major medical advancement. Hailed as wonder drugs, medications like penicillin have saved millions of lives. ...

Planning for the Holidays? Don’t Forget...

This promises to be a very different holiday season for many families. With the coronavirus as an uninvited guest this year, large gatherings are out,...

Smokeout 2020: Reducing Lung Cancer Risk...

The rates of cigarette smoking have substantially declined over the past several decades — from 42 percent in 1965 to 13.7 percent in 2019, but...

Testicular Cancer: What Young Men Need...

Testicular cancer is not common — about 1 of every 250 males will develop the disease at some point during their lifetime. But the incidence...