Tag: West Kendall Baptist Hospital

For Baptist Health South Florida, Every Day...

“At Baptist Health, every day is Earth Day,” says Jason Bell, assistant vice president of operations for the health system,...

April 22, 2021

Screenings: Which to Get & Which to...

What’s the difference between diagnostic tests and screening tests? How do doctors decide which ones you need?  Why are some...

January 19, 2021

Expansion Now Underway at West Kendall Baptist...

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

November 21, 2020

Baptist Health Residents Helping Staff Telemedicine Platform

Medical residents from the West Kendall Baptist Hospital-Florida International University residency program are fulfilling a vital role at Baptist Health...

April 17, 2020

‘My Health is Much Better’ Thanks to...

An article she read in Baptist Health’s Resource magazine prompted Lourdes Anaya to visit the Bamboo Cafe at the West...

July 31, 2019

How to Recognize Asthma Symptoms in Your...

About 8 percent of adults and 8 percent of children have asthma and it is considered the leading chronic disease...

May 7, 2019

Here’s Why Tuberculosis Can Still Be a...

While tuberculosis (TB) has not been a widespread health issue for Americans for decades, it remains a potentially serious threat...

March 21, 2019

Preventing Injuries From Electric Scooters

With the convenience of riding on electric scooters to get from place to place in traffic-dense cities comes the risk...

February 5, 2019

Algae and Bacteria in Water: Can it...

Algae blooms that have infested hundreds of miles of Florida’s waterways, red tide along the Gulf Coast and warnings about...

August 8, 2018

Roundup: Kids Overdosing on Opioids; At-Home Genetic...

Opioid-Related Hospitalizations of Children More Than Doubles As the opioid crisis continues to sweep the nation, children are also falling...

March 9, 2018

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Telehealth and Beyond

Telehealth visits for urgent care and mental health counseling have become commonplace during the last 18 months. Technology once limited to the doctor’s office is...

Brain Aneurysms: Vital Insights Into This...

There is no doubt that a brain aneurysm — a weak spot on an artery that balloons or bulges out and fills with blood —...

International Patient’s Positive Attitude Aids in...

A routine trip to the supermarket became anything but for Grand Cayman resident Tania Slijper. The 57-year-old had just pulled up to the parking lot...

Pain Management Solutions: More Options Help...

At least 20 percent of U.S. adults live with chronic pain, which frequently limits leisure or work activities, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease...

Miami Cancer Institute’s CEO Discusses the...

Editor’s Note: To mark World Cancer Research Awareness Day on September 24, Miami Cancer Institute CEO and executive medical director Michael J. Zinner, M.D., offers...

COVID-19 Roundup: Latest on Pfizer Booster...

FDA Approves Pfizer-BioNTech Booster Shots for Those 65-plus, Certain Others at ‘High Risk’ The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has amended the “emergency use...

Ask The Psychiatrist: What’s Behind the...

Suicide rates in the U.S. are rising, experts say, and the coronavirus pandemic may be to blame. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

Vascular Disease Awareness: Facts on the...

An unobstructed flow of nutrient-rich blood is necessary for preventing both heart and vascular diseases, and it is the vital link they share. But it’s...

Spine Surgeries at Miami Neuroscience Institute...

Ignoring persistent back pain is not a good idea, because you never know if it’s your body’s signal that something serious is causing your discomfort....

Aneurysms: A Talk With A Pioneering...

An aneurysm, or ballooning of an artery, is often called a silent killer because it develops without any symptoms. Most aneurysms are discovered by accident during...