| Jan 20, 2014
| 10:03 PM
This is a first for Tovah Feldshuh, who is starring in the one-woman show about Golda Meir opening at Fort Lauderdale’s Parker Playhouse Wednesday, Jan. 22.
“I’ve played lots of Jewish mothers, but never the mother of a state,”...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The easy fix that millions of people may be ignoring.
Each year millions of people struggle with painful, debilitating venous leg ulcers and the stages leading up to the condition. But prevention is simple. That's why doctors are now campaigning to...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Many people know compression socks as those thick white tubes patients must wear after surgery to prevent blood clots when they are stuck in bed.
But a different type of compression sock, called graduated compression hosiery, is geared toward everyday...
| May 8, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q. Varicose veins make my legs look terrible. Is there anything I can do to prevent these ugly veins from getting worse or, preferably, make them go away?
A. Varicose veins occur in about 25 percent of adults. They represent a failure of the veins to...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Moms, prepare to be pampered.
On Thursday, May 9, Boynton Beach Mall, Town Center at Boca Raton and Coral Square Mall in Coral Springs are celebrating “Mom’s Nite Out,” a annual national celebration held the Thursday before Mother&...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Swollen, twisted and sometimes painful; varicose veins are most common in women, but doctors say they can happen to anyone. In some cases, if not treated they can turn into a serious health risk.
Varicose veins are superficial veins in the leg that,...
| May 20, 2010
Those with vein disease may be all too familiar with the pain or discomfort that comes with them, but may not know the differences between veins conditions and possible treatments.
Dr. Murray Propes, a former assistant professor at the University of...
| Jun 2, 2010
In the time it would have taken Jeff Sorensen of Winter Park to go out to lunch, the discomfort and swelling caused by his varicose veins was safely and painlessly treated at a Maitland outpatient clinic.
The 34-year-old pharmaceutical salesman was among...
| Aug 26, 2010
I often see an elderly woman in my Paris neighborhood waltzing down the street to her own imagined music, flashing a slightly demented smile at everyone she passes. Anywhere else, I would cross the street to avoid her. But she always wears a matching,...
| Sep 1, 2010
If unsightly spider and varicose veins are keeping you from wearing your favorite summer dresses and shorts, a procedure being done by one Northshore doctor is helping some women erase their veins for good.
Itís called Vein Erase, and itís a...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 10:43 AM
If you have varicose veins — those dark blue or purple leg veins that bulge above the skin's surface — you may dread wearing beachwear and other clothes that expose your legs.
But the problem may not be merely cosmetic. Varicose veins can...