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Three Best Vi-Shape Recipes

Three Best Vi-Shape Recipes

We often complain about gaining some extra weight. When it comes to losing the weight we mostly give up, as all that thoughts about exhausting physical exercises make us feel sick already. Some even try physical training, but give up in the matter of a few days, as the desired effect is nowhere to be […]

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Worksite Wellness Award Presented to City of Coconut Creek

Worksite Wellness Award Presented to City of Coconut Creek

COCONUT CREEK – The City of Coconut Creek is the first municipality in Broward County to be awarded the Silver Level Worksite Wellness Award by the Florida Tobacco Cessation Alliance (FTCA). The FTCA Worksite Wellness Award was established as a way to recognize and set a standard for businesses that are providing comprehensive tobacco cessation […]

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Pioneering Technique Saves Jamaican Farmer’s Life in the Cayman Islands

Pioneering Technique Saves Jamaican Farmer’s Life in the Cayman Islands

CAYMAN ISLANDS – A Jamaican farmer who had a life-threatening case of leptospirosis is thankful for healing, following a pioneering intervention by doctors at Health City Cayman Islands. Clester Christie came to Grand Cayman for work but fell seriously ill a few days after his arrival. Fortunately for the 31-year old, Dr. Nelson Iheonunekwu, an […]

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National Entrepreneurship Month Spotlight: Dr Lanetta Bronté

National Entrepreneurship Month Spotlight: Dr Lanetta Bronté

National Entrepreneurship Month Powered by James Wilson Bridges Medical Society Walk A Mile With A Child-May 5, 2018 in Historic Overtown SOUTH FLORIDA – November is National Entrepreneurship Month and our National Entrepreneurship Month Spotlight is Dr Lanetta Bronté, MPH, MSPH. National Entrepreneurship Month and an ideal occasion to celebrate the successes and honor the legacies of […]

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Eat Smart This Holiday, Maintain Don’t Gain Holiday Challenge

Eat Smart This Holiday, Maintain Don’t Gain Holiday Challenge

SOUTH FLORIDA – “This year, the only thing that should be stuffed for the holidays is the turkey.” That’s the motto of the 11th Annual “Eat Smart, Move More, Maintain Don’t Gain Holiday Challenge,” a seven-week, email-based event that helps people avoid the bulge of holiday overindulging. The Florida Department of Health in Broward County […]

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Open Enrollment for Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Begins Today

Open Enrollment for Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Begins Today

FORT LAUDERDALE  – Open enrollment to purchase healthcare insurance through the Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace kicks off on Wednesday, November 1 and runs for only 45 days through December 15, 2017. For people who enroll in a health insurance plan by the Dec. 15 deadline, coverage will begin on January 1, 2018. Broward Regional […]

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UM hosts the Architect of Sickle Cell Disease Management, Dr. Graham Serjeant

UM hosts the Architect of Sickle Cell Disease Management, Dr. Graham Serjeant

MIAMI – On October 20th, 2017, the world renown researcher and authority on Sickle Cell disease management and care, Dr. Graham Roger Serjeant will make his first appearance in South Florida as he tours the Pediatric Sickle Cell Unit at the University of Miami’s Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Serjeant migrated to the tiny island nation […]

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Early detection and treatment helps to fight breast cancer

Early detection and treatment helps to fight breast cancer

Fort Lauderdale —  In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, the Florida Department of Health in Broward County (DOH-Broward) encourages all women to receive regular screenings to promote early detection and treatment of breast cancer. Aside from non-melanoma skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. Over the last decade, survival […]

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Dangers of possible sewage problems in Broward County following Irma

Dangers of possible sewage problems in Broward County following Irma

FL Dept of Health Broward advises public on possible sewage problems in Broward County Fort Lauderdale – With some areas in Broward County still without electrical power following Hurricane Irma, some people may be experiencing difficulties with sewage systems not functioning properly. If you have a septic system that operates by a pump, it will not […]

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Carbon monoxide dangers during a hurricane

Carbon monoxide dangers during a hurricane

Generator safety precautions can help prevent carbon monoxide poisoning Fort Lauderdale – As Floridians begin the task of preparing for severe weather, the Florida Department of Health in Broward County (DOH-Broward) is urging the public to avoid carbon monoxide (CO) exposure by taking precautions with gas-powered appliances and charcoal or gas grills. Carbon monoxide is […]

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