News at MCOR

Summer, Skin and Sunscreen: What You Need to Know

May is national Skin Cancer Prevention Month and time to pull out the sunscreen, a product that plays a big role in helping to prevent many skin cancers. You can avoid forgetting the sunscreen by leaving handy extras in places like your golf cart, car or boat. Sunscreen manufacturers make finding a convenient carrying size…
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April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

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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Medical Center Announces Summer Schedule and Reminders

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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Medical Center Expands Specialist Program with New General Surgery and Colonoscopy Options

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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The Risks and Benefits of Dietary Supplements

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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