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Tanya Racoobian

“Brain on Fire” Condition Explained: What’s Anti-NMDA...

Awareness about anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis increased earlier this year when Netflix aired Brain on Fire, a movie that tells the real-life story of one young...

August 30, 2018 / 2 min read

Coming Together to Keep You Moving: The...

People who need treatment for orthopedic injuries and conditions will soon have a new and improved place to go in South Florida. The Miami HEAT...

August 23, 2018 / 2 min read

Kids’ Sports: Playing Safe to Avoid Overuse...

Students returning to the classroom this time of year also means many are resuming sports activities on fields and courts. While the competition and excitement...

August 21, 2018 / 3 min read

Algae and Bacteria in Water: Can it...

Algae blooms that have infested hundreds of miles of Florida’s waterways, red tide along the Gulf Coast and warnings about Miami-area beach waters containing high...

August 8, 2018 / 2 min read

Lung Health: Low-dose CT Scan to Detect...

Each year, more Americans die from lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined, according to the American Cancer Society. Rates of lung cancer...

August 2, 2018 / 1 min read

5 Benefits of Having a Primary Care...

A primary care physician fills an important role in a person’s health, similar to the way a home room teacher in school serves as an anchor...

August 1, 2018 / 3 min read

Preventing Girls’ Knee Injuries During Sports

Girls kicking and throwing balls, running up and down a field or court and lifting weights to keep muscles strong are common sights today on...

July 31, 2018 / 4 min read

Roundup: Salmonella, Food Additives and Local Leadership...

Salmonella Tied to More Packaged Foods, While Bacteria from Backyard Chickens Sicken Young Children Bacteria that could grow into botulism – a rare but potentially...

July 27, 2018 / 4 min read

Heart Health: Calcium Scoring Test Detects Heart...

Eating healthy, exercising and not smoking are lifestyle factors long associated with preventing heart disease. Newer evidence, like the recent study of more than a...

July 26, 2018 / 1 min read

Having Children After Cancer: What to Know...

As more patients survive cancer, many look forward to a future that includes having children and raising a family. While some therapies to improve cancer...

July 23, 2018 / 2 min read