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  • Breast Center director speaks about genetics and risks

    "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...
  • Plantation intersection marks site of tragic mother-son coincidence

    Plantation intersection marks site of tragic mother-son coincidence
    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."...
  • Breast cancer awareness: 3 photo projects spotlight triumphs, tears

    Breast cancer awareness: 3 photo projects spotlight triumphs, tears
    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-...
  • Sonia Reices Cabrera's Survival Story

    Sonia Reices Cabrera's Survival Story
    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...
  • Tractor trailer, car crash on I-595 in Davie; one person injured

    Tractor trailer, car crash on I-595 in Davie; one person injured
    One person was taken to a hospital Wednesday afternoon after a tractor trailer and a car crashed on Interstate 595 in Davie, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The traffic accident happened around 3 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-595 just east...
  • Motorist flees after hitting bus; 5 people hurt, police say

    Motorist flees after hitting bus; 5 people hurt, police say
    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...
  • Six people injured in Wilton Manors accident

    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...
  • Taking a plunge to fight breast cancer

    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...
  • Rick Scott installs three new hospital district board members

    Rick Scott installs three new hospital district board members
    Gov. Rick Scott announced three appointments late Friday to the North Broward Hospital District board of commissioners. Though the board seats are unpaid, the hospital district board seats are plum appointments. The North Broward Hospital District...
  • Broward hospital districts cut taxes

    Property owners in Broward County are in for a surprise when they get their tax bills this fall. The county's two hospital districts are cutting taxes. The North Broward Hospital District operates the Broward Health brand. It operates public hospitals...
  • Despite Obamacare rollout, Broward hospital districts still taxing

    Despite Obamacare rollout, Broward hospital districts still taxing
    Property owners may be surprised when they look at the estimated tax bills arriving in their mailboxes: Despite the rollout of the federal Affordable Care Act, they're still obligated to pay taxes to a Broward hospital district. "Obamacare is supposed...