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Jan
21
2020
Tuesday
What is your name and title? Lisa Vieira, RN, BSN, LHRM. Administrative Supervisor in Nursing Administration. How long have you worked at Broward Health? 6 months Describe your typical work day. My typical work day begins with a hand-off of the previous day's activities from my peers. This is...
Jan
07
2020
Tuesday
You never outgrow your need for shots. In addition to the vaccinations for adults shown below, your doctor may recommend others depending on your lifestyle, medical history and travel plans. Our Urgent Care Center teams are ready to assist you with you need immediate attention. For a list of...
Jan
02
2020
Thursday
Just getting started at the gym? This map will help you strategically navigate the fitness center floor so you can target four crucial types of exercise: Endurance Your goal: Increase your breathing and heart rate with aerobic activity. Circuit: Treadmills: Try walking briskly on a comfortable...
Dec
30
2019
Monday
If you're getting ready to make New Year's fitness resolutions — don’t. Instead, design a yearlong fitness plan to make sure that you have effective lifestyle changes in place. Month-by-month plan Use this yearlong plan to improve your health each month: January. Set your...
Dec
24
2019
Tuesday
The biggest threat to the health of children older than 1 year is not disease. It's accidental injury. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, each year thousands of children suffer injuries from toys severe enough to be treated in a hospital emergency room. This time of year,...
Dec
22
2019
Sunday
The time from Thanksgiving to New Year's Day can be overwhelming. But it doesn't have to be. There are little and big things you can do to enjoy the holidays with fewer distractions, less stress and no extra pounds. To start, gratitude. When you show gratitude, you make someone feel appreciated....
Dec
20
2019
Friday
Fort Lauderdale, Florida -- Heather Woolf has been named Vice President of Ambulatory Services at Broward Health. Woolf will oversee Broward Health Community Health Services, the Broward Health Physician Group, Broward Health Urgent Care, Broward Health Imaging East and West and Gold Coast Home...
Dec
18
2019
Wednesday
As nurse manager of Broward Health Urgent Care, Angie Rojas has a passion for serving patients. "I am delighted to work with a team that gives 100 percent to ensure our patients receive the best healthcare we can offer," she said. Meet Angie.  What is your name and title? Angie Rojas, RN,...
Dec
13
2019
Friday
This time of year, you can expect alcoholic beverages to be a staple at almost any gathering, large or small. If you imbibe, put some forethought into how to drink responsibly and stay safe this holiday season. Here are common guidelines to follow: Eat food to slow the absorption of alcohol:...
Dec
12
2019
Thursday
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. But colonoscopy can reduce deaths from this cancer by about 60 to 70 percent. "Regular screening is very important because if polyps are found they can be removed before they turn into cancer," said Mehmet Hepgur, M.D.,...
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