Women, please join us at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, for Ladies Night Out at the Medical Center. Learn about healthcare inequities from Dr. Ana Viamonte Ros, Medical Director of Palliative Care and Bioethics Services at Baptist Health South Florida. Dr. Ros also is Associate Professor at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at…

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CBD oil. You see it for sale everywhere: Drugstores, gas stations, your local food mart. Manufacturers have varying purity and extraction methods, however, so buyers should beware as none of this is regulated. What is CBD? The acronym CBD stands for Cannabidiol. It is the second-most prevalent of the active ingredients in cannabis (marijuana) and is…

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The Medical Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Christopher Reeder, D.O., F.A.C.O.S., will be seeing patients at the Medical Center as a visiting specialist. He will be available to see patients beginning Jan. 3 for dermatologic/plastic surgery along with cosmetic fillers and Botox treatments. You can make an appointment on his Visiting Specialist page.…

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It’s a common question: How do I dispose of prescription drugs I no longer use or that have expired? What about over-the-counter (OTC) medications? A growing environmental concern is the amount of drugs that are leaching into waterways. They are particularly harmful to wildlife, even to the point of causing mutations in fish. Scientists are…

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