News at MCOR

Ladies Night Out Wed., Jan. 17, with Jill S. Waibel, M.D.

Forty-three years ago a shocking photo from the Vietnam War showed a naked 9-year-old Vietnamese girl covered in napalm, burning and running down a road. With more than a third of her body burned, it created scar tissue four times the thickness of her skin. After a grueling two years in the hospital, Kim Phuc…
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Lecture Series: “Soothing that Barking Dog in Our Brains”

Wait … what? Barking dogs in our brains? What’s this about? Come on out to the Cultural Center Theatre next Tuesday, Jan. 9, and hear Harvard Medical School Psychiatry Professor Gregory Lewis Fricchione, M.D., pictured at right, tell us about “Soothing that Barking Dog in Our Brains.” His lecture will begin at 5 p.m. with a post-lecture…
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Announcing: The Reimagined Boutique D’ Reef!

Boutique D’ Reef plays an important role for the Medical Center’s fund-raising efforts, and while this is an unusual year for everything and everyone, the tradition — now in its 31st year — will continue on a smaller scale with some fabulous shopping opportunities. From Feb. 28 through March 24, seven alternating Boutique vendors will…
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I’m Vaccinated. Now What?

Thanks to the Medical Center’s quick response to obtaining the COVID-19 vaccine and the support of so many community volunteers, most people have or will soon receive their second vaccinations. The anxious feeling we’ve all endured for over a year is slowly fading, but vigilance is still needed. As of Feb. 9, the Centers for…
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Physical Therapy is Growing

The Medical Center’s Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Department is pleased to introduce Adriana Gonzalez. She joins seasoned co-workers Miguel Gonzalez, PTA, Department Supervisor (no relation to Adriana); and Meagan Starnes, DPT. Adriana earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Florida International University. Some of her previous hands-on training was performed at Baptist Hospital acute…
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Women and Heart Disease: February is Heart Month

Heart disease is still the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S., with someone suffering a heart attack or stroke every 40 seconds. But symptoms can differ between men and women. Symptoms of a heart attack — like the “elephant on the chest” feeling — can be experienced by both…
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Lecture Series Live Broadcast: Making the Right Decisions When it Comes to Your Cardiac Intervention

Please join us at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, for the next installment of the 2021 Medical Center Lecture Series. This lecture will take the form of a live broadcast. Speaker David H. Adams, M.D., is the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Professor and System Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Icahn…
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