| Nov 10, 2014
| 12:54 PM
A man was taken to a local hospital with minor stab wounds after reports he was barricaded with a two-year-old child in a Dania Beach home, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.
The child was safe and deputies were leaving the scene by 9 a.m., officials...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Something borrowed, something blue turned into something black and blue for a couple who were beaten and robbed at gunpoint on the morning of their wedding.
"I was robbed at gunpoint and beaten, and my wife and mother were also attacked and robbed," the...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 1:54 PM
An 8-year-old boy who suffered an injury to his left hand while playing with an illegal mortar in Lauderhill remained hospitalized in good condition Tuesday, a hospital official said.
Antwaun Cummings was injured about 8 p.m. Friday in the 2700 block...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 5:17 AM
I was diagnosed with breast cancer in September 2009 by Dr. Nicholas Tranakas at Broward Health Medical Center. My treatment included lumpectomy and radiation followed by aromatase inhibitor medication for seven years.
My dearest friend volunteered to...
| Oct 16, 2014
Lyn Clark isn't overly superstitious, but she can't help thinking that what she got in the first year of Mammopalooza was a sign.
It was 2009. Clark was a new marketing manager at Broward Health North, and she had decided to choreograph an event...
| 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 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 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...