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Peter B. Laird

Plant-Based Burgers: Are They Really Better For...

Led by the emergence of “fake” burgers from brands like ImpossibleTM Foods and Beyond Meat, plant-based meat is quickly becoming a thing. It can be...

January 15, 2020 / 4 min read

Miami Cancer Institute Celebrates Proton Therapy Milestone

On Saturday, December 7th, more than 300 people gathered at Miami Cancer Institute to mark a major milestone for the world-renowned cancer center, as its...

January 9, 2020 / 4 min read

Early Detection of Bladder Cancer Gets Boost...

Flexible blue light cystoscopy, a new diagnostic technology available in Florida exclusively at Miami Cancer Institute, is aiding in the early detection of cancer of...

December 12, 2019 / 2 min read

Rare Brain Condition Brings Antigua Man to...

Few people know what an arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is. Robert Hall certainly didn’t –until he suffered a brain seizure on August 23rd and awoke to...

December 9, 2019 / 4 min read

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