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Miramar’s Mayor Wayne Messam Hosts 3K Run/Walk, Health & Yoga Fair

Miramar’s Mayor Wayne Messam Hosts 3K Run/Walk, Health & Yoga Fair

MIRAMAR  – The City of Miramar Mayor Wayne Messam will host his annual free 3K Run/Walk, Health and Yoga Fair on Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Miramar Town Center, 2300 Civic Center Place, Miramar 33025. Participants can expect an activity-filled day – health screenings, food demonstrations and tastings by […]

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How to build up and train for a 5K Run

How to build up and train for a 5K Run

By Bob LaMendola – Florida Department of Health in Broward County BROWARD COUNTY – Walking is great way to get the 150 minutes of moderate exercise we all need every week for good health, but if you want to raise the bar and do a 5K, consider jogging. Yes, you can. If you’ve never run […]

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Get your flu shot today,  says Florida Dept of Health in Broward County

Get your flu shot today, says Florida Dept of Health in Broward County

Get vaccinated today! BROWARD COUNTY – For those who have still not received a flu shot this year, it’s not too late! Annual vaccinations are safe and provide protection for each flu season. Getting vaccinated helps protect you and your loved ones. Getting vaccinated yourself also protects people around you, including those who are more vulnerable […]

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PAHO, Barbados and six Eastern Caribbean countries sign multi-country cooperation strategy

PAHO, Barbados and six Eastern Caribbean countries sign multi-country cooperation strategy

Washington, DC – High-level officials from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines joined the Director of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), Carissa F. Etienne, today (Feb. 2nd)  in signing a new multicountry strategy for technical cooperation in health through 2024. “This […]

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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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