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Neurosurgeon’s expertise saves patient from a life of paralysis

For the past 22 years, Connie Daniels has had the same routine – she wakes up at 3:30 a.m. and prepares for work as a bus driver for Miami-Dade County Public Schools. But one morning in February 2014, something didn’t ...

North Shore hosts fall risk screenings

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third of adults 65 and older fall each year in the United States, and 20-30 percent of people who fall suffer moderate to severe injuries. “Identifying risk factors contributing ...

North Shore Medical Center supports women's health

To commemorate October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, North Shore Medical Center hosted community events to educate the public and increase awareness. Throughout the month, women were encouraged to schedule their mammograms through a “Mammo Party,” in groups of up ...

NSMC honored with Quality Achievement Award for stroke care

North Shore Medical Center earns the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients.

North Shore celebrates Food Day

North Shore Medical Center is dedicated to eliminating the overuse of antibiotics in animal agriculture and build a healthy, sustainable food supply. In honor of Food Day on Oct. 24, alongside Health Care Without Harm and more than 300 other ...

CAC Florida opens in Kendall

CAC-Florida Medical Centers, celebrated its 50 years in business, by opening a one-stop, multi-service location on Saturday, Nov. 1 More than 1,000 Miami-area seniors and community and business leaders attended the opening at 15516 SW 88th St., Kendall. To mark ...

Breast cancer survivor dedicates life to giving hope to other patients

In the summer of 1995, Kim Heard was looking forward to her family reunion in Atlanta. She had just arrived at a hotel when she felt something was wrong with her body. “The motion of lifting the suitcase caused a ...

How a breast cancer diagnosis changed my life

While on a quest for my purpose in life, I received a breast cancer diagnosis. I never asked, “Why me?” Instead, I asked, “What for?” and soon realized that my experience was a vehicle to serve other women. Awareness about ...

Faith Calendar

Living Word Christian Center Int’l is having their Women’s Conference Oct. 14-16 at 7 p.m. nightly. Call 305-624-0044. 93rd CDC is hosting author of “12 Steps to Bridge the Gap”, Sindy Eugene, at their Youth and Parent Empowerment Meeting on ...

A message in the sky: Breast cancer survivor gains new purpose

A seasoned flight attendant, Patricia Johnson was rocked by the turbulence of a breast cancer diagnosis that later turned her into a flying foot soldier who took her message 30,000 feet into the air.

Breaking the silence about AIDS

Do you have HIV/AIDS and need help? Are you afraid to ask for help? Are you unsure of where to get help? The Florida Department of Health, Section of HIV/AIDS is here to help you improve the quality of your ...

NSMC hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony

North Shore Medical Center has modernized its Intensive Care Unit (ICU) to improve patient experience. Updates included new Quartz countertops, wood cabinets with self-closing mechanisms in the nurses’ station to reduce noise, electronic faucets, conveniently located water outlets for dialysis ...

Learn how to save a life during CPR Day Miami

CPR is a simple lifesaving skill that just hasn’t caught on like it should. With 70 percent of Americans lacking the knowledge to perform CPR, Jackson Health System, the University of Miami, and Miami-Dade County Public Schools, in collaboration with ...

NSMC hosts baby shower event for the community

North Shore Medical Center pays tribute to mothers during National Breastfeeding Awareness Month in August by hosting a baby shower and allowing guests to tour the hospital’s Signature Birthplace Suites.

What can I do to keep me and my family safe from serious burns?

What can I do to keep me and my family safe from serious burns?

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