| Apr 12, 2013
| 8:50 AM
The glass wasn’t half or even three-quarters full Friday. Things are so good in Broward County the glass was overflowing.
That was the message delivered to more than 900 people at the Broward Workshop’s annual State of Our County forum....
| Apr 4, 2013
| 2:18 PM
The top leaders of the Broward Workshop answered a range of questions Thursday from reporters and editorial writers at the Sun Sentinel Editorial Board.
“We’re not here representing anything but, I truly believe, the best interests of the...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:17 PM
In previous columns, I suggested that the increased size, speed and strength of today's NFL players are creating a dramatically more damaging set of collisions.
We have known for years of the devastation these collisions cause on every joint in the human...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Study after study demonstrates that poverty is a powerful driver of poor health. Many of America's leading hospitals exist in poor communities. Could these powerful institutions (in economic as well as medical terms) help overcome the deeper sources of...
| Mar 23, 2012
Chief executive of bagel company
Murray Lender, 81, who helped turn his father's small Connecticut bakery into a national company credited with introducing bagels to many Americans, died Wednesday at a Miami hospital of complications...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 5:21 PM
A high-profile scientific paper that gave enormous hope to patients diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome, and even prompted some to begin taking potent anti-HIV drugs, has been largely discredited by subsequent research.
Evidence is mounting that a...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 2:38 PM
Your doctor just wants to run a few tests. But when your bloodwork comes back, you're told the results are "out of the normal range."
Should you be alarmed?
Laboratory testing is a critical and often mysterious aspect of health care. An estimated 60...
| Jun 4, 2011
| 2:23 PM
Parents diagnosed with cancer commonly fear dying before their children have grown. But an unusual child custody battle in North Carolina has raised another troubling concern: Can the illness be used against the sick parent?
The ongoing case, which has...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Patricia Modell, a successful TV and film actress in the 1950s and '60s who became a well-known philanthropist in Baltimore with her husband, former Ravens owner Arthur Modell, died Wednesday at the age of 80.
Mrs. Modell was admitted two weeks ago to...
| Sep 1, 2012
Pillows. They're not just for nestling your noggin anymore. They're also for keeping your stiff neck from aching, your sinuses from congesting, your acids from refluxing, your snores from snorting, your tinnitus from tintinnabulating and — yes!...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 12:44 PM
Confused about which carbohydrates you should be eating?
Welcome to the club.
"It's the biggest lack-of-consensus issue in the U.S. diet today," said Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, associate professor of epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health. "We...