Boutique D’ Reef: Don’t Miss Out!

Clear your calendar for Tuesday-Thursday, March 1-3, when the 32nd-annual Boutique D’ Reef opens the doors for great shopping with more than 30 vendors. Added this year are ten new, carefully curated vendors that won’t disappoint! Shop for beautiful clothing, linens, jewelry, leather goods and so much more. The brainchild of Adelaide Skoglund, Mary Zick…

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Boutique D’Reef: A Few Short Weeks Away!

Boutique D’ Reef will be back into full swing March 1-3 at the Town Hall. After last year’s need to “Reimagine the Boutique” – no thanks to the pandemic disruption – this year’s event will feature more than 30 vendors, some returning and some brand-new. Clothes, shoes, linens, jewelry, leather goods, children’s items and more…

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Night Out: Living with Movement Disorders

Join us for an evening with Justin Sporrer, M.D., neurosurgeon and director of functional neurosurgery at Baptist Health’s Miami Neuroscience Institute. He specializes in general neurosurgery, functional neurosurgery, deep brain stimulation and high-intensity focused ultrasound (HiFU) for movement disorders. Our annual Night Out will begin at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, in Carysfort Hall’s Pelican…

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Boutique D’Reef: Save the Date, It’s Worth the Wait!

Boutique D’ Reef is back, bigger and better than ever! The annual event, now in its 32nd season, returns to Town Hall Tuesday, March 1, running through Thursday, March 3. This year’s biggest-ever Boutique includes more than 30 vendors and 10 new, carefully curated vendors including 120% Lino, Elegant Stitches, Frances Valentine, Jennifer Miller and…

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Lecture Series: The Genetic Revolution in Cancer Care

Join us for “The Genetic Revolution in Cancer Care,” the second lecture in the 2022 Medical Center Lecture Series, at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8 in the Cultural Center Theatre. This informative lecture will be presented by Theodoros N. Teknos, M.D., President and Chair of Jane and Lee Seidman Cancer Innovation at University Hospitals Seidman…

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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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Renew in 2022!

“You are never too old to reinvent yourself.” — Comedian Steve Harvey Make a commitment in 2022 to renew your focus on healthy habits. Start with little tweaks that can lead up to a larger goal. Is weight loss your goal? Start with eliminating one bad habit. Is it a bowl of ice cream in…

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Vaccinated. Boosted. Now what?

You’ve been vaccinated and had your booster. What’s next? Continue to practice the usual safety precautions like social distancing, appropriate masking, handwashing and testing. If you possibly have been exposed, be sure you are tested. Remember, a negative test doesn’t always mean you are in the clear. You may have tested too early or received…

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