| Oct 24, 2014
| 11:47 AM
You're inside a jet airliner soaring toward Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. You hear sneezing, then the whispers: Someone on this plane might have Ebola.
Prepare to slather on the hand sanitizer.
On the ground at FLL, there's a lot of...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 4:09 AM
In January I felt a pea-size lump above my breast. My oncologist suggested that I schedule a mammogram/ultrasound. The results were not certain the tumor was malignant and my medical team suggested removal and a biopsy. A week after my surgery, I was...
| 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"...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 3:39 PM
A gunman was left spouting apologies after police said he shot an accomplice during an attempted drug ripoff. He shot his victim as well — and a nearby car.
Clairmont "Squid" John, 25, Miramar, along with Jordanne Kerr, 19, and Antuan McGriff, 23,...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 12:09 PM
An armed robbery suspect -- who investigators say was accidentally shot by an alleged accomplice -- is out of the hospital and in a jail cell facing a charge of attempted murder, records show.
Jordanne Kerr, 19, made his first appearance in Broward...
| 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...