A nurse recruited to work in the U.S. says the company that paid for her travel and helped her get a green card threatened to report her for immigration fraud and sued for $150,000 after she broke her contract.
The Florida Department of Health offices in Miami-Dade County and in Broward County are offering free immunizations before the school year starts in West Perrine, Little Haiti, the Courthouse-Jackson Hospital area and Lauderhill Mall.
Reader: I am 60 and like to bike and walk. For three months, I have had pain on the outside of my left hip. At first, it hurt after I walked or biked. Now, it hurts daily and is worse when I lay on that hip at night.
The University of Miami Concussion Clinic hosted a workshop to educate athletic trainers and coaches in Miami-Dade schools about concussion management, prevention, and awareness for the county’s 15,000 student athletes.
The American Heart Association published a science advisory regarding low-calorie sweetened beverages (LCSB) in Circulation. These are beverages sweetened with high-intensity sweeteners such as aspartame and sucralose.
The Orange Bowl’s sixth-annual Family Fun & Fit Day, which starts at 10 a.m. Saturday at Miami Gardens’ Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex, will feature more than 60 vendors and a youth football clinic.
Former Delray Beach, Florida, doctor Barry Schultz was sentenced to 157 years by an appeals court that ruled his previous 25-year sentence for over prescribing narcotics, including oxycodone, was too light.
Patient: I was just seen by a dermatologist who diagnosed me with a basal-cell cancer near my nose. I was told that I needed Mohs surgery and that I should have a plastic surgeon close my defect. Is it ever OK to just leave the incision open and let it close by itself?