News at MCOR

Lecture Series: Aging Eyelids and Macular Degeneration

Dual topics of interest to your vision will be the subject of next Tuesday’s installment of our annual Medical Lecture Series. The lecture, which will take place from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Cultural Center Theatre, will be presented by the University of Miami Health System’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, which has been named the nation’s…
Read More

The Flu: Keep this Visitor Away!

The flu is visiting Florida, and January is midway to the height of flu season. What can you do? For starters, wash your hands — a lot — and if you have the feeling that you may be coming down with something, stay at home as much as possible. A dinner invitation with friends is tempting, but…
Read More

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…
Read More

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…
Read More

Lecture Series: The Future of Healthcare is Here

Please join us at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, for our final lecture of the 2021 Medical Center Lecture Series, presented by Dr. Ranya Habash, Medical Director of Technology Innovation and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Miami Health System’s Bascom Palmer Institute. Dr. Habash will speak about how technology and clinical insight…
Read More

April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

Parkinson’s disease affects approximately one million people in the U.S. and six million worldwide. It’s believed to be caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. The loss of dopaminergic neurons in the area of the brain called the substantia nigra is the main finding in Parkinson’s disease. Environmental risk factors associated with Parkinson’s…
Read More

Lecture Series: The Future of Neuroscience

Please join us at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, for the latest lecture in our 2021 Lecture Series: A live broadcast with Michael McDermott. M.D., neurosurgeon and Chief Medical Executive at Baptist Health Miami Neuroscience Institute. Tuesday evening’s lecture is entitled “Neurosurgery, Neuroscience and the Future at Miami Neuroscience Center of Excellence.” Click here to…
Read More

2021 Fun-Raiser: In the Record Books

The 39th-Annual Fun-Raiser is history! Picture-perfect weather cooperated for this year’s sporting events of golf, tennis and pickleball, and provided the perfect setting for our three lucky, cash-prize raffle winners. And the raffle was a winner too! This year’s raffle raised the highest amount ever, breaking the $200,000 mark! We want to give a big…
Read More

Spring Has Sprung — Along with Seasonal Rhinitis

Seasonal Rhinitis is another term for hay fever or seasonal allergies. Late winter and early spring are the time of year when everything comes into bloom in Florida and pollen is high. The Weather Channel app for Android and Apple has a section called Allergy Forecast that reports the pollen outlook along with a breakdown…
Read More