Understanding the Role of a Speech-Language Pathologist

The field of Speech-Language Pathology is a mystery to most individuals who have not had direct experience with these licensed professionals.  Many assume that...

Bacterial and Viral Infections

Bacterial infections and viral infections are both caused by microorganisms that are common in the environment. What do you need to know about virus...

Everything You Need to Know about Epinephrine Pens & Injections

Epinephrine is a chemical that produces a number of effects in the body including opening airways, stimulating the heart and narrowing blood vessels to...

What Are The Differences Between PET Scans vs. MRIs?

PET (positron emission tomography) scans and MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scans are procedures that produce pictures of the inside of the body that a...

What Is a Sonogram vs. an Ultrasound?

What is the Difference Between a Sonogram vs. Ultrasound? The terms “sonogram” and “ultrasound” are often used interchangeably. While people will generally understand what’s meant...

What Are The Differences Between CT Scans vs. MRIs?

CT scans (short for “computed tomography” and sometimes called a “CAT scan”) and MRI scans (from “magnetic resonance imaging”) are common ways to produce...

Hands-Only CPR and When to Use It

Experts say most people who survive a cardiac emergency are helped by bystanders. However, witnessing this type of incident is shocking. Out of fear,...

How To Avoid Knee Pain When Running

"Injuries and joint pain are unfortunately common in the sport of running. The knee is a frequent area for pain in a runner's body,...

What Causes High Blood Pressure?

Blood pressure is the force that’s exerted against the walls of your blood vessels as the heart beats to move blood around the body....

Why am I Always Tired?

Feeling tired some or all of the time is a common condition. In fact, it’s so common that some use the acronym: TATT, for...

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Joseph Seipel, MD, is the latest recipient of Baptist Health Medical Group’s “Doing Amazing Things” award. Dr. Seipel, a neurologist, helped detect breast cancer in...