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Patty Shillington

Miami Heart Study ‘May Well Have Saved...

U.S. Magistrate Judge Jonathan Goodman speaks bluntly, but with characteristic wryness, about his heredity. “The Goodmans,” he says, “have a history of dying early.” At...

February 19, 2018 / 3 min read

Surviving Brain Aneurysms With Advanced Care

Brain aneurysms — bulges in the walls of blood vessels — are like ticking time bombs in your head. While not all aneurysms require a repair,...

June 1, 2017 / 5 min read

Anti-Gravity Treadmill Helps Patients Bounce Back (Video)

If you’ve ever had an injury that made it difficult to walk, you may have discovered that putting weight on your bad foot or leg...

May 22, 2017 / 3 min read

Food is Best Source for Your Vitamin...

For most people, eating wholesome food — and it doesn’t take that much — is the most cost-effective and healthiest way to get your vitamin...

February 14, 2017 / 4 min read

Marathon Profiles 2017: Why They Run

Participants training for the Miami Marathon and Half Marathon on January 29 share their motivations for running. Here are some of their stories in the...

January 18, 2017 / 6 min read

Never Too Late: Building Muscle and Strength...

Repeated research has shown that, through weight training, men and women in their 60s and beyond can grow muscles as big and strong as an...

January 4, 2017 / 3 min read

When Diabetes and Depression Merge

One third of people with diabetes also have major depression or clinically significant symptoms of the mood disorder, according to an article published in Clinical...

December 6, 2016 / 3 min read

Ear Infections in Young Children on the...

Today, while ear infections aren’t totally a thing of the past, they are less common and antibiotic treatment less routine.

August 1, 2016 / 3 min read

Groundbreaking Robotic Tools Enhance Cancer Treatment

In the procedure rooms of Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, Ripal Gandhi, M.D., is pioneering the use of robotic instruments in minimally invasive, endovascular treatments...

July 20, 2016 / 2 min read

Skin Cancer Surging Among Young People

She now frequently sees people in their 20s and 30s with non-melanoma skin cancer, including squamous cell and basal cell, which are caused by “chronic,...

June 9, 2016 / 3 min read