January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

Many forms of glaucoma have no symptoms in their early stages, which is why glaucoma often is called “the silent thief of sight.” And the only way to accurately diagnose this thief in all its disguises is with a complete eye exam. Screening that only checks eye pressure is often not adequate for a complete…

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Lecture Series: Prostate Cancer

The Medical Center’s 2022 Lecture Series kicks off with an exploration of the latest advancements in prostate cancer science with the University of Miami Health System’s Dr. Dipen J. Parekh. Dr. Parekh will deliver his lecture, entitled Prostate Cancer, at 5 p.m.. Tuesday, Jan. 25, at the Cultural Center Theatre. Dr. Parekh is UM Health…

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Testing: 1 … 2 … 3

The Medical Center’s response to COVID-19 has been the focus of 2020, 2021, and the start of 2022. Monroe County reported a 39.1 percent positivity rate in COVID during the week ending Jan. 7. According to The Miami Herald, “Florida’s surging COVID case counts are likely to peak by mid-January at about 90,000 new cases…

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