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Laura Pincus

Pedal Power: 6 Cycling Safety Tips

Each year in Florida, some 25 million residents and tourists ride bicycles to beat traffic, burn calories, sightsee and share family time, according to the...

November 27, 2018 / 2 min read

Earth Day 2016: Less Waste; More Eco-Friendly...

(Image: At South Miami Hospital, food waste is now turned into water, thanks to a new machine called the ORCA. Dietary employee Monica Vidales Pascual...

April 22, 2016 / 3 min read

Improving Your Odds Against Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among men and women, and for patients who receive the diagnosis, the disease can be frightening. ...

November 5, 2014 / 2 min read

Moving Beyond Cancer

The estimated number of cancer survivors in the United States is currently 14.5 million, with 2.8 million breast cancer survivors

October 29, 2014 / 1 min read

Making Healthy Lifestyle Choices

We all know that maintaining a healthy weight and exercising is a path to better overall health.  Studies now suggest an added benefit — preventing...

October 22, 2014 / 2 min read

Early Detection is Everything

Mammograms have recently been in the news as studies have questioned their effectiveness in detecting breast cancer. So what does that mean for you?  ...

October 3, 2014 / 2 min read

Don’t Put Off Regular Screenings

Regularly scheduled checkups, complete with different screening exams tailored toward your age, keep you on the wellness track.

September 22, 2014 / 2 min read

Fitness Trackers: Equipped to Stay Fit

Fitness trackers monitor physical activity and can help encourage exercisers.

August 28, 2014 / 1 min read

Transitioning to a New School

While a new school year can bring excitement, children can also experience anxiety — especially students transitioning to a new school or moving to a...

August 13, 2014 / 1 min read

Water Safety: Tragedies Can Be Prevented

The Centers for Disease Control reports that there are approximately 10 deaths a day in the United States from drowning. South Florida children, with water...

July 29, 2014 / 2 min read