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Sep
23
2019
Monday
Good nutrition has many benefits beyond helping you maintain a healthy weight. It can help reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke, improve your ability to recover from an illness or injury and increase your energy level. Joanne Bassan, clinical nutrition coordinator at Broward Health Medical...
Sep
19
2019
Thursday
Dr. Helena Gaviria recently joined Children's Diagnostic and Treatment Center's Pediatric Primary Care Center. As a pediatrician and integrative nutritional health coach, Dr. Gaviria provides comprehensive, family-centered care to special needs patients. Meet Dr. Gaviria. What is your name and...
Sep
18
2019
Wednesday
There is no sure way to prevent prostate cancer. Some risk factors for prostate cancer are not within your control, including your age and family history. But you can do some things that may help lower your risk of getting prostate cancer: Eat fruits and vegetables every day. Include...
Sep
16
2019
Monday
Micha Siegel is gearing up for the upcoming Smart Ride, a two-day,165-mile bike ride from Miami to Key West, with proceeds benefiting the Children's Diagnostic and Treatment Center and other South Florida organizations who support patients living with HIV/AIDS. Meet...
Sep
10
2019
Tuesday
Ashley Finn first learned she had Type 1 diabetes when she was 13. After watching her mom battle Type 1 diabetes, Ashley was all too familiar with the disease. "It's been comforting having my mom because she understands what it's like to live with diabetes on a day-to-day basis and we can support...
Aug
20
2019
Tuesday
Diabetes first impacted Perla Bueno's life 28 years ago when she was pregnant with her daughter. First, she learned she had gestational diabetes, then about a year later she learned she had Type 2 diabetes. Perla, a clinical specialist at Broward Health Coral Springs, has a strong family...
Aug
14
2019
Wednesday
Most kids rely on backpacks to carry books and supplies to and from school and activities. But a backpack that's too heavy or doesn't fit right can cause harm. Children can hurt themselves by using poor posture to carry a heavy bag. They may arch their back, bend forward, twist, or lean to one...
Aug
14
2019
Wednesday
Deerfield Beach, Florida --Yamila Herrera has been named the new Chief Human Resources Officer for Broward Health North. In her role, Herrera will actively seek to develop tactical leadership plans to manage HR operations and heighten employee satisfaction and retention. Herrera has broad...
Aug
13
2019
Tuesday
Coral Springs, Florida -- Broward Health Coral Springs has named Maureen Martin its new Chief Financial Officer. Martin is a strategic leader with more than 30 years of experience managing hospitals' operating revenues. Martin, who started Aug. 5, will provide financial direction to the 250-bed...
Jul
31
2019
Wednesday
There are a number of things you can do to ensure your kids have a smooth start to the new school year. Don't wait until the first day of class to seek help. Schools are open over the summer to address any concerns you or your child might have, and the best time to get help might be one to two...
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