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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

Coffee With Charley at Sonesta Hotel

Candid conversations about domestic violence, rape, relationship and family abuse, marriage and divorce issues can be expected from Charlene Bouie when she hosts Ladies Night. Bouie is hosting an evening to empower women at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, in ...

Watch your weight disappear

You were right. The fat on your body is dangerous — but not in the way you think. Dr. Jorge Sosa, who is the Weight Loss Surgery Program medical director at North Shore Medical Center in Miami, said research shows ...

A wedding at the hospital

It was a chance meeting on a street in Indonesia when James Brown and Eva Meiningsih saw each other for the first time in 2007. He was there working as a consultant for a furniture business, and she was a ...