Life


World Spine Day: Pandemic Pushes Low Back...

Long before the pandemic, back pain was the second-most common cause of a visit to the doctor after the common cold. Issues with the cervical...

October 15, 2021 / 4 min read


A Lifesaving Shower for Cancer Survivor

Rather than using her usual soap and a loofah in the shower, Charlenne Miranda picked up some shower gel. It was a move that she...

October 14, 2021 / 3 min read


Knee Pain in Adults – Causes and...

About 30 percent of adults will experience chronic knee pain, says Charles M. Lawrie, M.D., a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon at Miami Orthopedics & Sports...

October 12, 2021 / 4 min read


Under 40? Know Your Risk for Breast...

If you’re a woman under the age of 40, chances are you are in the prime of your career. You may also be busy pursuing...

October 11, 2021 / 4 min read


Advice from a Breast Cancer Survivor: Don’t...

Marlen Acosta-Garcia was diligent about having her first mammogram at age 40, as recommended. But then her health took a back seat as her law...

October 7, 2021 / 3 min read


Here’s How to Properly Monitor Your Blood...

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is very common across the U.S., affecting an estimated one out of every two or three adults. The condition may...

October 7, 2021 / 3 min read


A Reminder: Timely Mammograms are Critical

Candy Hernandez knew she was a little behind on getting her mammogram. Like many women, she allowed family obligations to come first, and then the...

October 6, 2021 / 2 min read


Breast Cancer and the Pandemic: Continuing Your...

Although the latest COVID-19 surge seems to have abated, the coronavirus is still very much present in South Florida. As of October 1, 2021, the...

October 4, 2021 / 3 min read


Fighting Back Against Ovarian Cancer

By the time Lilimay Stokes-Prospere learned she had ovarian cancer, it was quite advanced. That’s not unusual, since there are no early screening tests for...

September 30, 2021 / 3 min read