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Coping with back to school worries, other changes

For many children, summer is a time to enjoy camps, to sleep in, and experience overall relaxation. However, August is now right around the corner, and with that comes the back to school rush. It is time to start gathering ...

A road to recovery at Jackson

When Robert Billue left work on a Friday afternoon in April 2015, he was looking forward to the start of the weekend with his family. But on his drive home, he nearly lost his life. The driver of a Hummer ...

Rehabilitation: Why it is so important

When a person is injured or coping with a long-term illness, the top priority is to medically stabilize them. And a key component to their recovery is starting rehabilitation as soon as possible. Various injuries and illnesses can cause damage ...

NSMC receives award for heart failure care

North Shore Medical Center earns the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®- Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The honor recognizes the hospital’s commitment to meeting nationally recognized, research-based measures for the diagnosis and treatment of ...

Three questions answered about weight loss surgery

Bariatric surgeon Dr. Jorge Sosa of North Shore Medical Center answers three questions about weight loss that everyone always wants know. 1) Is there a role for Weight loss surgery or bariatric surgery for the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes ...

Fitness guru's tour stops in Miami Gardens

When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, Lenell Wyatt lost her home, most of her possessions, and was forced to relocate to churches and shelters before moving to Dallas, Texas. But it was there she met fitness guru, Donna Richardson, who ...

Tenet’s ‘ANN’ earns recognition for stroke care

Nine Tenet hospitals, all part of the Advanced Neuroscience Network (ANN), receive Target Stroke Honor Roll Status and the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) . To qualify ...

What happens after weight loss surgery?

Weight loss surgery is the first step in a life-long journey that can help people who are overweight or obese gradually shed the pounds and improve their overall health. For the procedure to be a success, however, it must be ...

Take an HIV test on National Testing Day

In observance of National HIV Testing Day (NHTD), Monday, June 27,, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) and other elected officials will take confidential HIV tests and encourage the public to join them in taking the test. Free HIV testing will ...

Renos to patient floor at JMH completed

A ribbon-cutting ceremony with Jackson Health System officials inaugurated a fully renovated 10th floor of the West Wing at Jackson Memorial Hospital on Monday, June 13. The 34 modernized rooms will primarily be used for surgical oncology patients – people ...

Athlete brothers fight against childhood obesity epidemic

A journey begins with a vision, passion and a determination to reach a desired outcome. On Saturday, June 18, Dahrnaz Tigner, a Pompano Beach native and graduate of Blanche Ely High School, commenced making his vision into reality when he ...

Zika precautions: What you need to know

With mosquito season and summer travel now under way, we all need to take precaution to prevent a potential Zika infection. Over the last several months, the mosquito-borne virus has spread throughout South and Central America, the Caribbean, Pacific, and ...

Staying hydrated in the summer

Summertime is always the best time of the year to enjoy being outdoors; whether it is going to the beach, ball games and parks, or doing other kinds of activities outside. However, before we start enjoying summer, keep in mind ...

North Shore Medical Center recognize standout employees

North Shore Medical Center pays tribute to two extraordinary employees during its annual Nurses Week and Hospital Week celebration. Brendy Leo, phlebotomy supervisor, was honored as Employee of the Year and Alexandra Sosa, RN, was named Nurse of the Year.

North Shore employees honored nationally as 'Tenet Heroes'

Five North Shore Medical Center employees received recognition as “Tenet Heroes” for going above and beyond in their roles. Carol Lawrence, director of Rehabilitative Services, and the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory team, consisting of Arturo Perez, CVT, Kimberly Perkins, RN, Abel ...

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