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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?

Jackson Hospital offers five-star treatment

Jackson Memorial stepped up efforts to boost revenue with the birth of its new maternity suites, part of a posh, luxurious center that aims to improve the reputation of the 94-year-old public institution. The suites are part of a $6 ...

Skin color doesn't matter

Did you know that everyone can suffer from sunburn regardless of skin color? Every race and ethnicity is at risk for skin cancer, the most common form of cancer in the United States. Though skin cancer is more prevalent in ...

Speech, language disorders are preventable, treatable

The best news is that there is, for the first time in seemingly forever, no chance of rain today through Tuesday, with only a slight chance on Wednesday or Thursday.

A Miracle Story

When Sharon Lewis learned that she was pregnant at age 47, she was shocked. Then came an even bigger surprise: She was pregnant with triplets. Already the mother of two – a 25-year-old daughter and a 14-year-old son – Sharon ...

Ask the Doc

“I’m here for my yearly Pap smear,” is a phrase commonly heard by gynecologists. Many women are under the impression that a Pap smear test – a screening for cervical cancer done during a pelvic exam – is an annual ...

10 tips to maintain a healthy lifestyle

1. Each week, get at least 2 ½ hours of moderate physical activity, 1 hour and 15 minutes of vigorous physical activity, or a combination of both. 2. Eat a nutritious diet, with five or more servings of fruits and ...

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