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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January is thyroid awareness month. This butterfly-shaped gland located in the front of the neck may be small, but it’s powerful — affecting metabolism, heart...

Keeping A Healthy Pace: Experts Advise...

If you’ve been training for months for your first marathon, as many have done for the upcoming 2022 Life Time Miami Marathon & Half on...

Knowing Family History Helped Art Fair...

Because there is a history of cancer in her family, April Magen has always been extra vigilant about her health. Her grandmother, whom she was...

COVID-19 Roundup: Latest on N95 Mask...

Without Choosing One Type Over Another, CDC Now Says N95, KN95 Masks are Preferable The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated...

When Should Runners Worry About Surging...

If you’re a regular runner — or going as far as training for a marathon or half-marathon — you’ve probably had those worrisome moments when...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: What You Need...

Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common conditions affecting the hand and is highly responsive to treatment, says Dalibel Bravo, M.D., a board-certified,...

Why ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ Are Good Medicine

Getting a prescription for a medication is nothing new. Neither is getting your doctor’s advice to exercise regularly. When that advice takes the form of...

New Front-Line Drug Therapy for Stroke...

Since 1995, patients arriving at a hospital within 4.5 hours of onset of stroke symptoms have been treated with alteplase, a type of tPA medication...