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Type 2 Diabetes

The diabetes epidemic is one of the contributing factors of the daily hospitalizations of adults suffering from heart disease and strokes. Dr. Paul Jellinger, Endocrinologist at the Center for Diabetes and Endocrine Care goes over what a person needs to know when diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. There is…...
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Flu Season: How to Stay Healthy

The influenza virus spreads very easily and we’re all at risk to catch it; but who is most at high risk of complications of the flu? Dr. Yvonne Johnson, Chief Medical Officer of South Miami Hospital identifies those groups that may end up in the hospital. She also differentiates…...
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What is Occupational Therapy?

How can some children benefit from occupational therapy? Vickie Zamora, Clinical Director of Occupational Therapy at Carpe Diem Academy, discusses the different kinds of OTs available from infancy all the way to adulthood. From manipulating small objects, buttoning up a shirt, using scissors, pencils and utensils to following directions,…...
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Glaucoma

What is glaucoma, and what’s the difference between glaucoma and cataracts? Dr. Barry Schechter, an ophthalmologist with the Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute, answers those questions, and he also explains the symptoms and causes of glaucoma. Many people don’t even realize they have glaucoma and that they are gradually losing…...
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Burns at Home: First Aid and Prevention

The most commons burns at home, happen as accidents in the kitchen and in the bathroom. They can also happen when loose clothing catches on fire. Dr. Ricardo Castrellon, Medical Director of the Burn Center at South Miami Hospital lists the first steps people should take to stop the…...
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Single and Dating

Are you alone or feeling feel lonely? Jasmin Terrani, a Life Therapist at Jasmin Balance works with high achievers, goal setters, who have been very successful professionally, but who might be missing some of the softer skills to succeed in their emotional and spiritual wellbeing. Jasmin will share tips on…...
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Hidden Signs of Heart Disease

Can our modern lifestyle be one of the causes of heart disease? Dr. Jonathan Fialkow, Cardiologist and Chief Population Health Officer at Baptist Health South Florida asserts that our civilized lifestyle is one that promotes cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Fialkow explains what cardiovascular diseases are included: heart attacks, heart diseases,…...
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Shoulder Blade Pain

How to get relief from that aching shoulder? Dr. Gosha Brusovanik, Spine Surgeon at Baptist Health South Florida explains how shoulder problems are diagnosed and treated, and why it is important to know the different types of pain and what causes them. Shoulder blade pain may indicate a cervical…...
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