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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Today is National Hydration Day — a topic that should be top-of-mind for everyone in South Florida, particularly during the hottest months of summer and...

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Swollen ankles, puffy legs — we’ve all experienced them at some point.  There are dozens of possible causes. Most aren’t serious, but some, like blood...

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More than 300,000 people every year in the U.S. suffer a hip fracture, and most of them involve individuals 60 years or older who are...

A Return to Summer Fun Means...

After spending much of last summer in lockdown and trying to avoid COVID-19, many families are hoping for a return to “normal” this year. They’re...

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CDC: More Pregnant Women Should be Getting Vaccinated Against COVID-19 Pregnant women are at increased risk for severe illness and death from COVID-19, compared with...

Bethesda Heart Marks 100th TAVR —...

About 20 months after it’s first “transcatheter aortic valve replacement,” a minimally invasive procedure commonly known as TAVR, a team at Bethesda Heart Hospital, part...

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Complex Surgery Can Solve Debilitating Back...

After years of debilitating back pain, Timothy McQuade could barely walk down his driveway to collect his mail. Now, however, he no longer worries about...