Walk to raise awareness

Miami Gardens Vice Mayor Felicia Robinson hosted the fifth annual Pink Walk and Health Resource Fair, which brought out around 200 participants who walked the streets of Miami Gardens to bring awareness to breast cancer. The event began at the ...

Miami Dade College hosted Inaugural Heart Fair Sept. 29

Miami Dade College School of Science in collaboration with the Healthy Hearts Initiative hosted the Inaugural Heart Fair during World Heart Day Sept. 29 at the North Campus. The first-ever fair dedicated principally to cardiovascular health provided important information from

Experiences past, present prove life isn't 'normal'

Apparently, life in one particular decade is full of similarities to another. There have been many tragedies and horrific stories in the last few years. Media itself can sensationalize a lot but now with social media and its role in ...

Tiffany Davis: Fighting like a girl

Tiffany Davis knew she was the guest of honor. As she moved toward the couch at the R.L. Gaskin Center in Liberty City, she felt as if she was walking onto a television set. Davis, 29, is a quiet, shy ...

The Survivors: Life after breast cancer

A breast cancer diagnosis is a life -hanging experience for most survivors. The cancerous lump diagnosed in one’s breast through an ultrasound, stereotactic or MRI-guided biopsy adds to the growing statistic of men and women diagnosed with breast cancer every ...

Health, sex and love topic of wellness conversation

The Jamaican Women of Florida’s Third Annual “Health & Wellness Conversation-To Your Sexual Health, Love & Sex,” took place on Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Broward Regional Library at Broward College, 7300 Pines Blvd., in Pembroke Pines. The event also ...

Educating the community about breast cancer

Jacquetta “Jet” Latimore takes seriously her job as an imaging specialist at North Shore Medical Center. She’s particularly passionate about easing fears over a procedure that many women dread – mammograms. “As an African American female, a lot of times ...

Are you ready for football? Learn head trauma signs

The best time of year for some of us is the fall. Whether it's the delight of seeing the leaves turn their rainbow of colors or the smell in the air of cooler days, fall is a beloved season. It ...

Anxiety can overwhelm your life in so many different ways

I walked out to the study to escort my next patient into the office. He was 19. When I walked to the study, I expected to see him waiting alone. He sat with his parents — a Black male appearing ...

When it comes to diseases of the brain, #IamStigmaFree

Growing up with two parents who were natives of Mississippi taught me a lot about mental illness — unbeknownst to me — until I was a student studying to become a medical doctor. I realized that my father was a ...

Protect your family during flu season

Flu season is almost here – and now is the time for you to plan how to protect yourself and your loved ones from this serious, highly contagious illness.

What happens to your body when you stop wearing heels

This just might make you break up with your favorite pair of pumps.

Ovarian cancer: The deadliest form of Gynecologic Cancer

For many women ovarian cancer may not appear to be a focus at their annual well-woman exam, but it is a concern for the gynecologist. Ovarian cancer is the deadliest gynecologic cancer, and takes the lives of more than 15,000 ...

Be bold. Be gold.

Miami-Dade County raises money for pediatric cancer research at local hospitals for September, Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Virginia shooter suffered from mental illness

A local voice on mental health