Students of the Aventura City of Excellence School and the Ada Merritt K-8 Center of South Miami will fundraise by exercising through Boosterthon, a nine-day program that promotes the importance of physical activity in a child’s life.
Q. My son just broke his nose for the fourth time. We went to the emergency room, waited three to four hours, got an X-ray, then we were told that they couldn’t do anything and that I would need to see a facial plastic or plastic surgeon to fix it. There must be a better way! Can you tell me?
There’s always a slump at some point of the workday when you need that pick-me-up. Sure, it’s easy to gravitate toward snacking, but why not get your blood pumping, instead? A recent study found that lunchtime walks can drastically improve your workday by bettering “enthusiasm, relaxation and nervousness,” which goes a long way for an employee’s productivity. If slipping away from the desk isn’t as easy a task, have no fear — there’s always a way to use your office as a workout.
The president of Brandeis is scheduled to meet with friends and alumni of the university as part of a $3 million fundraising campaign to fuel the school’s study of the causes and cures of various debilitating diseases, including Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.
Exercise may be one of the most potent prescriptions your doctor can give you to prevent and manage a number of diseases, including diabetes, heart disease, multiple sclerosis, obesity, cancer and osteoporosis.
Miami event promoter Allison Burgos lost 60 pounds, got off four medications for rheumatoid arthritis and got rid of her wheelchair. She credits it all to switching to a vegan diet. Burgos and her partner Michelle Gaber were so happy, they threw a party this fall, Miami’s first vegan bash, Seed Food and Wine Festival.
Q. What is the best way to treat a hamstring strain? I strained it while playing tennis about three weeks ago. It just pulled up tight, but I did feel a pop. I had to stop playing and rested it for about two weeks. It felt good. I went back to play, and the same sensation recurred. When it is safe to return to play tennis?
Similar to anti-aging injectables, body-sculpting treatments like UltraShape and LipoSonix are changing the face of cosmetic dermatology. Prior to these treatments, surgical liposuction was the only way to eliminate stubborn fat that’s resistant to diet and exercise — and as with all surgery, it comes with risk. On the flip side, non-invasive fat-melting treatments like UltraShape and LipoSonix allow patients to get immediately back to work and see a reduction of up to a few inches within a few months’ time.
Injured and bleeding, mothers carrying infants fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion Thursday, and rescuers swung sledgehammers to break through fallen concrete hunting for others who might be trapped.
The Washington state House unanimously passed a bill that will allow family members to ask a judge to review cases whenever a designated mental health professional decides against detaining someone who could be a danger to themselves or others.