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Peter B. Laird

Patients Can Now Reserve Their Spot in...

Baptist Health South Florida, a market leader in the delivery of urgent care services for the past 30 years, has made it even easier for...

November 12, 2019 / 2 min read

Targeted Therapy Gives New Hope to Pancreatic...

For people diagnosed with certain types of cancer, hope can be distressingly elusive. That’s especially true with pancreatic cancer, an insidious disease that offers few...

November 4, 2019 / 6 min read

Benign Breast Clinic Treats Non-Cancerous Breast Conditions

When one discovers a lump in the breast or experiences pain or discomfort in the breast area, the mind immediately jumps to the worst scenario:...

October 22, 2019 / 2 min read

Florida Keys Stroke Victim Calls Recovery a...

When you’ve just suffered an acute stroke, what happens next could mean the difference between facing a lifetime of disability or walking out of the...

October 1, 2019 / 3 min read

A Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Needn’t Be Scary

Brian Dursum is a man who takes things in stride – a quality that comes from years of traveling the world and a successful 40-year...

September 25, 2019 / 3 min read

38 Years Ago, The Adams Quadruplets Made...

It had never happened before in the state of Florida, and it’s happened only a few times since. On Sept. 16, 1981, Florida’s first surviving...

September 16, 2019 / 6 min read

Care On Demand Ushers in a New...

For those old enough to remember when doctors used to make house calls, there is a fast-growing trend in healthcare that now brings the doctor...

September 15, 2019 / 3 min read

Proton Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer with Minimal...

Many men half his age would be hard-pressed to match Alberto Gonzalez’s energy, enthusiasm and determination. After undergoing treatment for prostate cancer over the past...

September 11, 2019 / 3 min read

High Anxiety — Kids, School and Stress,...

What to look for in your child, and how you can help. With the new school year comes plenty of stress and anxiety for both...

August 19, 2019 / 3 min read

Roundup: Social Media and Teen Health; New...

Heavy Social Media Use Hurts Teen’s Mental Health A new study suggests social media use may harm the mental health of teenagers by increasing their...

August 16, 2019 / 3 min read