| Oct 10, 2014
| 5:26 AM
The lump on my left breast was palpated by my experienced and knowledgeable OB/GYN of 13 years, Dr. Gil Aronson during a routine checkup in July 2013. My cancer was the size of a peanut and that it hadn’t spread to the rest of my body gave me...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., L.D., and Brigid Titgemeier, M.S., R.D.N., of Cleveland Clinic
Source: Cleveland Clinic
Did you know you can hydrate with what's on your plate -- not just what's in your cup? The following foods...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 1:58 AM
I noticed a lump during the summer of 2013 and convinced myself that it was a clogged sweat gland. I waited several months until my regular six month checkup with my primary physician, Dr. Diana Galindo at Cleveland Clinic Florida. Almost as an...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 1:30 PM
All of my adult life I have had cystic breasts and because of this, after the age of 40 I had yearly examinations. I had two benign tumors removed. In 2007, the mammogram revealed a suspicious area. We discovered it was ductal carcinoma invasive in situ...
| 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"...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:45 PM
She was born in postwar Poland and grew up under the shadow of the old Soviet Union. But Dr. Maria Siemionow doesn't talk politics. She talks medicine.
"It always changes. It's never always the same patients. It's never always the same result. It's...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Anger/Stress Management, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at 9Muses ArtCenter, 7139 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill. Free. Call 954-746-2055.
Anxiety Support, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 9Muses ArtCenter, 7139 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill. Free. Call 954-746-...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Long before he became a car dealer, Al Maroone watched his mother fall ill with cancer. He would drive across town, pick her up, take her to the hospital for treatment and drive her home. After a while, he lost his job.
Al kept caring for his mother,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Anniversary Celebration, 3 to 5 p.m. at Miramar Library, 2050 Civic Center Place. Free. Call 954-357-8090.
Back to School Drive, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Children's Home Society of Florida, 401 NE Fourth St., Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-453-5400....
| Sep 18, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Marina Alix's gravely ill heart was on the verge of giving up, but a team of doctors at Memorial Regional Hospital didn't. When a donor came through, they gave her a new chance at life through a healthy heart transplant.
"She was fortunate to receive...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 6:59 AM
"Tort reform," which is usually billed as the answer to "frivolous malpractice lawsuits," has been a central plank in the Republican program for healthcare reform for decades.
The notion has lived on despite copious evidence that that the so-called...