| 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...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 8:19 AM
The Cleveland Clinic has announced a dengue fever vaccine as among the top 10 medical innovations anticipated for 2015. More than 50 million people in 100 countries are affected by the mosquito-borne disease.
| 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 29, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Source: Children's Health Team, Cleveland Clinic
Eating together as a family is how kids learn to make healthy food choices, communicate with others and master table manners. And you can't start too soon, says pediatrician Sara...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 4:29 AM
I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. One morning I noticed a little bump the size of a dime on my upper left breast. I showed it to my OB/GYN and he said it’s not cancer because it moves like jelly; it would be hard if it was cancer....
| Oct 19, 2014
| 4:45 AM
I discovered a tiny lump on my right breast and went to see my primary care physician, Dr. Robert Piloto at Cleveland Clinic Florida. Dr. Piloto did an examination and sent me for a diagnostic mammogram.
Nothing showed up on the mammogram; however, Dr....
| Oct 19, 2014
Jerry J. Burgdoerfer spent 25 years with the Chicago law firm Jenner & Block, where he led its securities practice, built a reputation for mentoring young lawyers and developed its practice in Japan.
"Jerry was passionate about being a lawyer, and he...
| 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 15, 2014
| 8:36 PM
A second Texas nurse who has contracted Ebola told a U.S. health official she had a slight fever and was allowed to board a plane from Ohio to Texas, a federal source said on Wednesday, intensifying concerns about the U.S. response to the deadly virus....
| Oct 13, 2014
| 11:02 AM
The 2015 Broward Heart Walk Executive Leadership Breakfast is set for 8 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 at the Signature Grand, 6900 State Road 84 in Davie.
The event is organized by walk co-chairs Rick and Rita Case Automotive and Dr. Edward Savage, chairman...
| 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...