| 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
| 3:27 PM
There's the Rose Bowl, the Orange Bowl and now, the AutoNation Cure Bowl.
AutoNation, the auto retailer based in Fort Lauderdale, will sponsor a college football bowl game starting next year, with a portion of proceeds going to the Breast 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...
| 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...
| 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...