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South Florida Receives Free Opioid Action Trainings to Combat Epidemic

South Florida Receives Free Opioid Action Trainings to Combat Epidemic

SOUTH FLORIDA – In response to the growing opioid epidemic that spans the continental United States, Here’s Help, Inc. with funds provided by DCF through South Florida Behavioral Health Network, has funded Community Leadership Consulting, LLC (CLC) to provide free training to those concerned with the opiate epidemic and providers of substance use/mental health treatment. […]

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Can I Still Travel During My 6th Month of Pregnancy?

Can I Still Travel During My 6th Month of Pregnancy?

“Can I travel when I am six months pregnant?” This question is a very commonly asked one by expecting mothers, especially by women who have work that requires travel or want to plan a vacation with their family. Each pregnancy differs a little bit from the other. What can be okay for one pregnant woman […]

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Psychological Benefits of Being Humble

Psychological Benefits of Being Humble

If you want to change your life or yourself but are stuck at some point, you may need to learn how to be humble. Many people are trying to avoid taking things as they are, considering it to be a manifestation of weakness and abandonment of their own goals. In fact, being humble is a […]

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Being a Medical Assistant: Is it Worth It?

Being a Medical Assistant: Is it Worth It?

Being involved in the healthcare profession is the dream of many people. It’s a career path that helps others and yourself, builds your self-esteem, and allows you to interact with a variety of people. If you’re considering to become a medical assistant there are more reasons why you should than shouldn’t. You can read on […]

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Health City Cayman Islands Expands Intensive Care Unit Capabilities

Health City Cayman Islands Expands Intensive Care Unit Capabilities

CAYMAN ISLANDS – Health City Cayman Islands now operates a Level 3 Trauma Center, following the commissioning of its newly expanded Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) in early December 2018. On Monday, December 10, a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the tertiary care medical facility in East End, Grand Cayman, which is owned and operated by Indian health care […]

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Worksite Wellness Award Presented to Broward County Government

Worksite Wellness Award Presented to Broward County Government

Broward County – Broward County Government has been awarded the Gold Level Worksite Wellness Award by the Florida Tobacco Cessation Alliance (FTCA). The employer provided health plan has removed all barriers to tobacco cessation methods such as copayments, coinsurance, and deductibles. The FTCA Worksite Wellness Award was established as a way to recognize and set a […]

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Cookbook Puts the Spotlight on Weed and Other Exotic Caribbean Curries

Cookbook Puts the Spotlight on Weed and Other Exotic Caribbean Curries

NEW YORK – The unlikely marriage of weed and curry is among the recipes featured in a new book that encapsulates many of the exotic curries of the Caribbean region and is now available in time for the holiday season. Tapping into the rich and diverse cultural heritage and cuisine of the Caribbean, Caribbean-American journalist […]

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Sign Up Now For the 12th Annual Healthy Eating Holiday Challenge

Sign Up Now For the 12th Annual Healthy Eating Holiday Challenge

By Bob LaMendola – Florida Department of Health in Broward BROWARD COUNTY – Would you like an activity that helped 91 percent of participants maintain their weight – or even lose pounds – during the holiday feasting season? If you said yes, join the 12th Annual “Eat Smart, Move More, Maintain Don’t Gain Holiday Challenge,” a […]

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Caribbean Health Ministers Approve Plan to Prepare for Health Impact of Climate Change

Caribbean Health Ministers Approve Plan to Prepare for Health Impact of Climate Change

Third Global Conference on Health and Climate: Special Focus on Small Island Developing States, concluded on Wednesday with an Action Plan to be implemented in the Region  Washington, D.C. — Health Ministers from across the Region of the Caribbean have agreed on an Action Plan to ensure that the health of those living in Small Island […]

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October is Rx Month: Prescription Medications The Do’s and the Don’ts

October is Rx Month: Prescription Medications The Do’s and the Don’ts

By Dr. Kristen Hollist, Pharrm D, Cph SOUTH FLORIDA – Over half of the US population takes prescription medications, with an average of 4 prescriptions taken by American adults.  Advancements in healthcare have resulted in major improvements for many people with different diseases. However with these advancements comes increasing use of medications and brings forth riskier consequences. […]

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