FREE Fitness Expo Comes To Miami

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  Celebrity Sweat®, the #1 celebrity fitness campaign, is kicking off its 3rd season of its Celebrity Sweat Fitness Expo series, with the first stop here in Miami.  Fitness enthusiasts are encouraged to join us for this free day of fitness and fun, May 10, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Bayside Marketplace […]

Solutions for lower back pain

I have lower back pain, what can I do? Lower back pain affects millions of people each year and most suffer through it due to a lack of knowledge about treatments available. Early diagnosis and treatment can decrease pain, shorten the symptoms and decrease recurrence of this pain. Initial treatment is conservative and usually with […]

March Is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, when considering cancers, which affect both men and women. The risk of developing colorectal cancer increases with advancing age. More than 90% of cases occur in people aged 50 or older. According to the Centers for Disease Control, if everyone aged […]

2nd Annual Dentistry from Our Hearts February 24th

2nd Annual Dentistry from Our Hearts February 24th

Over 400 children and adults were provided with free dental care services in last year’s “Dentistry From Our Hearts” program at The Dental Care Group/Aventura Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics in Aventura, and the outstanding dentists, hygienists and entire clinical and administrative teams are set to do it again on Sunday, Feb. 24th, from 9 a.m.- […]

Invicta Watch Group Tour de Broward supports Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital

Imagine knowing that the only way your child could survive would be through an organ donation – the heart from another precious child whose life ended too soon. Imagine being a teenager and passing out during your school football game. After an ambulance ride to Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, you soon learn that you have […]

Mount Sinai Medical Center Hosts 11th Annual International Alzheimer’s Symposium

Mount Sinai Medical Center Hosts

Medical experts from around the world gathered to discuss the latest breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis and treatment during the 11th Annual Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) Symposium, hosted by The Wien Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders at Mount Sinai Medical Center. The symposium, held on January 19th and 20th at the Miami Beach […]

The Aventura Arts and Cultural Center welcomes back venue sponsor Vi at Aventura

The Aventura Arts and Cultural Center welcomes back venue sponsor Vi at Aventura

For the third consecutive year and the second year as a venue sponsor, Vi at Aventura is continuing its support of theAventura Arts and Cultural Center, the 326 seat waterfront complex that hosts performing arts, cultural and educational programming for all ages. “Taking its name from the Latin root verb for the word life,” Vi […]

Mount Sinai Medical Center welcomes Maurice Mawad, M.D.

Mount Sinai Medical Center welcomes Dr.Maurice Mawad, its newest cardiothoracic surgeon. Dr. Mawad will be working alongside Dr. Joseph Lamelas, the medical center’s chief of cardiac surgery, and his team of cardiothoracic surgeons at the Mount Sinai Heart Institute. Dr. Mawad specializes in adult cardiac surgery and general thoracic surgery. He attended the Saint Louis […]

Aventura Hospital elects Dr. Grossman as Chief of Staff

Aventura Hospital andMedical Center is proud to announce the election of Martin Grossman, M.D. as the new Chief of Staff of the Medical Executive Committee. Dr. Grossman is replacing Charles Shenker, M.D. who will assume the new role of Immediate Past Chief of Staff for the next two-year term. “We are excited to welcome our […]

Miami Urgent Care Center provides comprehensive family medical care

Miami Urgent Care Center provides comprehensive family medical care

Under the direction of Medical Director Dr. Harris Mones, the medical team at Miami Urgent Care Center Medical Clinic in Coral Gables provides patients with expert care to treat illnesses commonly seen in a family physician’s office as well as most minor, non-life threatening conditions usually treated in hospital emergency rooms. Dr. Mones envisions his […]

KRMC Trauma Center challenged by Jackson Health

KRMC Trauma Center challenged by Jackson Health

Determined to retain its recently approved trauma center, Kendall Regional Medical Center is rallying public and professional support in the face of a legal challenge from Jackson Health System, which operates the Ryder Trauma Center. In a competitive climate to maintain revenue streams, Jackson Health filed two petitions with the State of Florida in early […]

Mount Sinai Heart Institute offers treatment options for chronic A-Fib sufferers

Mount Sinai Heart Institute offers treatment options for chronic A-Fib sufferers

There are approximately two million Americans who suffer from Atrial Fibrillation (A Fib), a rapid, irregular heart rate that causes reduced blood flow to the body. Some patients with A Fib experience heart palpitations, weakness and shortness of breath. However, this chronic condition can be dangerous because it frequently goes unnoticed, putting many patients at […]

MDC Medical Campus to host free Community Health Fair, Feb. 23

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Medical Campus, 950 NW 20 St. in Miami, is hosting its popular eighth annual Free Community Health Fair, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23. Services being offered at the fair include bone density screening, glucose and cholesterol tests, a limited number of free mammograms, and dental and vision […]

South Miami Hospital opens new Surgical Suites and Emergency Center

The new year started on a positive note at South Miami Hospital as its new Emergency Center and Surgical Suites opened for patient care earlier this month. Part of an $80 million expansion and renovation project that began in 2010, the two-story addition enhances the hospital’s ability to serve patients from the community and around […]