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Tenet Health hosts drive through June 10

Tenet’s Miami-Dade & Broward hospitals – Coral Gables Hospital, Florida Medical Center, Hialeah Hospital, North Shore Medical Center and Palmetto General Hospital – are leading a community effort to provide area children struggling with hunger with a healthy breakfast during ...

North Shore shares tips for caregivers of family, friends

You may not think of yourself as a caregiver. You may just be doing what you need to do to help take care of your mother-in-law who has Alzheimer’s disease or a close friend who suffered a stroke. But a ...

North Shore Medical Center honored for high quality stroke care

North Shore Medical Center earns the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to ...

North Shore opens hybrid operating suite, valve clinic

According to the Center for Disease Control, more than 600,000 people die of heart disease every year in the United States. JM Keckler Medical Co. said it was by far the leading cause of death for both women and men ...

Don’t stroke out

May is American Stroke Month, and the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association has identified several important risk factors for stroke in African Americans. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the nation and the leading cause ...

Lupus impacts women of color more

May is Lupus Awareness Month. For far too long, many Americans have remained unaware that more than 1.5 million people, mostly women, are affected by lupus, and that it is the leading cause of kidney disease, stroke, and heart disease. ...

Stroke: A preventable and treatable condition

May is National Stroke Awareness month. Why should we dedicate so much time to this condition? Stroke is a devastating disease, also called a brain attack, that touches many of us, directly or indirectly. Although stroke deaths and new stroke ...

Rehabilitation therapy for adults after stroke

Stroke is one of the leading causes of long-term adult disability. You can’t prepare for it, as it comes on suddenly and unexpectedly. However knowing the signs and symptoms can save your life. The long-term effects of a stroke vary, ...

Cancer survivors brought together

The first time Michelle McPhee was told she had developed breast cancer she was not surprised after witnessing both her mother and grandmother's hereditary struggles. The second time McPhee was diagnosed in the opposite breast, she knew the drill and ...

A new life one year after transplant surgery

It’s hard to believe, but in early 2015, Bonnie Glover was in the fight of her life. She was perpetually exhausted as she struggled with kidney disease and dialysis treatments were a part of her regular routine. On April 9, ...

Primary care: Patient’s first line of defense

There is nothing more important than staying healthy – and one of the ways to do so is by having a primary care physician whom you see regularly. Primary care is a patient’s first line of defense, and an ongoing ...

North Shore Medical honors physicians

In recognition of National Doctors’ Day on March 30, North Shore Medical Center honored its affiliated physicians for their service, skills and compassion. The dedicated group of physicians participated in a special awards ceremony and luncheon at North Shore Medical ...

Coping with pancreatic cancer diagnosis

A cancer diagnosis often comes as a shock. Pancreatic cancer, in particular, often has no symptoms in its early stages. By the time symptoms start to show, the cancer is likely to have spread outside the pancreas. The news can ...

Walk for your health and a child

The ninth annual Walk a Mile with a Child event will encourage South Florida kids and adults to live a healthy lifestyle through fun physical activity and community fellowship. The event will take place in the heart of Overtown, Saturday, ...

Know about pancreatic cancer signs, risks, symptoms

Pancreatic cancer is one of the deadliest cancers with a median survival time of only three and a half months if the cancer is found at an advanced stage and not treated. Even when the patient undergoes surgery or receives ...