| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:26 AM
A jolt of unease traveled with Ryan Rickling every time he passed through an intersection near his home.
"It's the intersection that my mother was killed at," Rickling said. "Every time I've gone through that intersection it's always a thought."...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 1:38 PM
"All cancer is genetic, but not all cancer is hereditary; so choose your parents and your family members wisely," Dr. Nicholas Tranakas said jokingly during a recent lecture about the risks of getting breast cancer. "You can have cancers within the family...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 9:00 PM
If a picture is worth a thousand words, this year's breast cancer awareness initiatives have volumes to say in honoring the many women affected by the disease.
Among the usual pink-themed galas and fundraising walks throughout October are several photo-...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:23 AM
Life can change from one minute to another.
Near the end of December 2011 my doctor said I had a fatty tumor in my left armpit and told me not to worry. In July 2012 my private doctor checked the tumor and suggested I have an ultrasound. I had no...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
South Florida's hospitals are among the best in the nation, if there's anything to be gleaned from the annual medical center rankings that are all the rage in the patient watchdog landscape these days.
The Leapfrog Group, for example, awarded an "A"...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Five people required hospital treatment for what officials said were mostly minor injuries following a hit and run bus crash in Fort Lauderdale.
The driver of a green Chevrolet that hit the bus left his car behind and ran from the scene but not before...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Six people were taken to two hospitals with minor injuries Monday after a public bus crashed into a Jeep in Wilton Manors.
Five bus passengers and the Jeep's driver were taken to Broward Health Medical Center and Holy Cross Hospital, both in Fort...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:32 AM
More than 100 people recently made a big splash in Fort Lauderdale, raising more than $6,000 to help women with breast cancer.
The nonprofit Glam-A-THON staged the Plunge! VIP Lounge fundraiser at the W Hotel Fort Lauderdale, with proceeds going to the...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:45 AM
In South Florida's hospitals, many innovations started in children's-only medical centers. Think calming colors and MRI machines designed for comfort.
You can learn a lot from a child. Just ask South Florida's adult hospital industry.
Some of the...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Elsa Sanchez sabe muy bien lo que es no detectar el cáncer a tiempo. Esta mujer colombiana de 42 años de edad y residente de Boca Ratón, perdió el año pasado a quien era el compañero de su vida, su esposo, Luis, debido al cáncer.
Por ello, y a pesar...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:59 AM
El Departamento de Salud del condado de Broward anunció esta semana contar con una subvención de $150,000 para realizar diagnósticos gratuitos de cáncer cervical y al seno a mujeres de edad mediana.
"Esta subvención intenta ayudar a las mujeres entre 50...