A study released by the Parkinson’s Foundation in 2018 found that the prevalence of Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is increasing, predicting that an estimated 1.2 million Americans will be living with the disease by 2030. The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation uses a yellow tulip to denote optimism and hope. The three petals on the flower reflect the…

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Summer is fast approaching, and with it comes the Medical Center’s summer schedule. The Medical Center’s primary care physicians and diagnostic and laboratory services are here for you all summer long. Summer hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Additionally, please note the following off-season…

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The Medical Center has added two general surgeons to its already robust Visiting Specialist program, further expanding the availability of medical services within the Ocean Reef community. General Surgeon Soni Chousleb, M.D., specializes in minimally invasive robotic procedures. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is affiliated with Baptist Health South Florida…

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Consumer confidence in dietary supplements remains strong according to reports published by the Council for Responsible Nutrition, a Washington based trade association representing dietary supplements, functional food manufacturers and ingredient suppliers. Labels on prescriptions warn us about basic drug interactions, for example: avoiding alcohol use or grapefruit juice-but how about the supplements we take? Do…

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