| 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...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:01 PM
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...
| 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...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:17 PM
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...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:30 PM
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...
| Sep 1, 2013
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...