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Close up of a mother checking the temperature of her boy
Thursday May. 25, 2023 Your Health
Medicaid is a medical assistance program that assists people and families with low incomes to get health insurance. As the federal government required, the Department of Children and Families took steps to make sure Medicaid coverage would continue during the Public Health Emergency related to...
Happy senior couple in autumn park
Tuesday May. 23, 2023 Your Health
5 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Celso Agner Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and disability in adults, yet it often goes unrecognized until it's too late. Knowing the signs and symptoms of a stroke can make all the difference when it comes to saving lives. Every minute counts during a...
doctor talking to a patient
Monday May. 22, 2023 Your Health
A clinical trial is a research study that evaluates a new treatment or medical device for safety and effectiveness. Clinical trials help researchers and doctors figure out how a treatment works and give them important information about its effects. By taking part in a clinical trial, people can...
Aimee R. Eugenio, BSN, RN, CCRN, Assistant Nurse Manager at Broward Health Coral Springs
Wednesday May. 17, 2023 Inspiring Stories
In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we are proud to highlight some Broward Health leaders who share this heritage. Learn more about them and their experiences as Asian American Pacific Islander healthcare leaders.
Physiotherapist working with an elderly patient doing mobility and functionality exercises with his left knee as he lies in an examination couch
Friday May. 12, 2023 Your Health
8 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Jason Walters Osteoarthritis is a common chronic condition that affects the joints of many people. Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative joint disease, happens when the cartilage in your joints starts to break down and can't keep your bones from rubbing against...
woman lifting weights
Monday May. 08, 2023 Your Health
6 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Jason Walters Orthopedics is a medical specialization that focuses on the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, tendons, and nerves. It is involved in diagnosing and treating disorders or injuries related to these structures, such...
Wednesday May. 03, 2023 Stages of Life
7 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Nemade Falls are a leading cause of injury and death in older adults. But many falls can be prevented. Here are some simple things you can do to reduce your risk of falling at home. Take a few minutes to read this blog post and learn how to stay safe and prevent...
Sports injury. Runner sitting on jogging track and feeling pain in his ankle.
Monday May. 01, 2023 Your Health
10 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. Jason Walters Sprains, strains, and breaks are common types of injuries that can occur in any part of the body. Knowing the difference between sprains, strains, and breaks is important for understanding how to treat them properly. Sprains involve ligaments being...
Broward Health Medical Center Building
Tuesday Apr. 25, 2023 News
Broward Health Medical Center's cancer program recently earned a three-year national accreditation from the Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons. This significant accomplishment demonstrates the hospital's success at providing optimal care for its...
Cute multiethnic family standing on their porch
Wednesday Apr. 12, 2023 Your Health
7 Minute Read Reviewed By: Dr. James P. Roach Emergencies can happen when you least expect them. From hurricanes to floods, fires, earthquakes, or even terrorist attacks, when facing a crisis or danger, the best defense is being prepared. It's important to plan ahead of time what to do in case of...
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