| Jan 6, 2015
| 9:20 AM
SEATTLE Extremely obese people who have weight-loss surgery are likely to live longer than those who don't, even if the patients are older men with multiple health problems, a new study by Seattle's Group Health researchers and others finds.
| Jan 7, 2015
| 2:34 PM
Cleveland Clinic Florida is finishing construction of a $90 million cancer and neurological center at its Weston campus to accommodate a growing patient load.
The clinic expects to open the 143,000-square-foot Egil and Pauline Braathen Center late...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:32 AM
Please, someone tell me this is some kind of practical joke.
Pro Bowl defensive lineman Haloti Ngata has tested positive for Adderall and is going to miss the last month of the regular season. What, was he wearing his WWCDD (What would Chris Davis Do?)...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:03 AM
Third place: Jill Burgess, Coconut Creek
The recipe: Santa's whiskers
Why they're so good: Streaks of sweet cherries add a Christmas touch to an old-fashioned cookie.
Baker bio: Burgess, 51, first started making these cookies as a young girl...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 7:32 AM
It's supposed to be the season to be jolly — but not everyone feels like celebrating this time of year.
"It's normal (for some people) to be sad around the holidays," said Susan Forward, a therapist and author of "Mothers Who Can't Love: A Healing...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The latest Alzheimer's clinical trial in South Florida illustrates a trend: More and more, researchers are seeking younger, healthier patients — people in the disease's early stages or who don't even have the neurological disorder but may be at risk...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 1:42 PM
MDVIP, the Boca Raton-based network of 750 primary care physicians who give personalized health care, was ranked among the top 10 providers of executive health programs, according to Worth magazine.
The financial and lifestyle publication ranked MDVIP...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Broward Health wants to establish residency programs to train doctors in internal medicine and general surgery after they graduate from medical school.
It's another step toward Broward Health's goal of becoming a renowned teaching hospital and joining...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 2:50 PM
MedStar Health said Tuesday it plans to build on its relationship with the nationally renowned Cleveland Clinic to share research and clinical practices by including Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore in an alliance that already includes other MedStar...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 3:34 PM
After his mother died of colon cancer in 2009, South Florida's race car driver Ryan Hunter-Reay dreamed of helping to find a cure and one day dedicating a cancer facility in his mother's honor.
On Friday, the Indianapolis 500 champion announced a $2.5...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale will partner with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to start a residency program to train doctors in internal medicine — a move that could help address a shortage of physicians in South Florida....