News at MCOR

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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Podiatrist Joins Visiting Specialists Program

Board-certified Podiatrist Pedro Abrantes, D.P.M., has joined the Medical Center’s expansive Visiting Specialists program. He specializes in treatment of the lower leg, foot and ankle; treating disorders of pain, fractures and injuries; and restoring function. Dr. Abrantes attended Barry University School of Graduate Medical Sciences and received his advanced training residency at South Miami Hospital…
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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…
Read More

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…
Read More

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…
Read More

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…
Read More

Podiatrist Joins Visiting Specialists Program

Board-certified Podiatrist Pedro Abrantes, D.P.M., has joined the Medical Center’s expansive Visiting Specialists program. He specializes in treatment of the lower leg, foot and ankle; treating disorders of pain, fractures and injuries; and restoring function. Dr. Abrantes attended Barry University School of Graduate Medical Sciences and received his advanced training residency at South Miami Hospital…
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