Tag: West Kendall Baptist Hospital

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

Flu-Related Visits to Children’s Emergency Departments Increase...

The number of children with the flu or influenza-like illnesses who visited Miami-area emergency departments last week surged more than...

February 7, 2018

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Vaccines Reportedly Help Relieve ‘Long Haul’ COVID Symptoms, But More Studies Needed The term “long haulers” refers to COVID-19 survivors who have experienced a range...

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If you’re experiencing that achy back feeling, you aren’t alone. The leading cause of disability in the U.S., back pain will affect 80 percent of...

Sudden Retirement of NBA Star Puts...

In a sudden announcement, Brooklyn Nets all-star center LaMarcus Aldridge, 35, announced on social media that he is retiring from the NBA after experiencing an...

Debunking Vaccine Falsehoods: They Won’t Alter...

“Out of an abundance of caution,” the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have urged...

What Expectant Black Women Need to...

Pregnancy-related deaths have increased in the last decade in the United States, placing the country last among all developed nations when it comes to maternal...

Making Clinical Trials More Accessible to...

For cancer patients who have complex cancers with limited options or who have exhausted all other treatment options, clinical trials can be a beacon of...

What to Expect at an Appointment...

If you’ve been experiencing worrisome symptoms, have a family or personal history of heart or vascular disease, or simply want to learn how to lower...

Is it Allergies or COVID-19? Some...

Despite the very subtle change of seasons in South Florida, seasonal allergies are very common because there’s plenty of pollen in the air and mold...

When Precision Matters: New Technology at...

Every millimeter matters when you’re undergoing delicate spine surgery. That’s why a new groundbreaking robotic platform to assist neurosurgeons adds an extra measure of surety at Marcus...

Resistant Hypertension: Controlling Blood Pressure Via...

Nearly half of adults in the U.S., or about 108 million, have hypertension, or high blood pressure. An even more concerning fact: Only about 1...