News at MCOR

You Can Achieve It With FitMed

By Gail Wheeler Trying to lose weight and maintain healthy habits is NOT a failure of willpower. People who struggle with weight have impaired metabolic pathways that cause a decrease…
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Lecture Series: Treatment of Complex Spinal Conditions

The Medical Center Lecture Series presents “Treatment of Complex Spinal Conditions” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, in the Cultural Center Theatre. Raul Vasquez-Castellanos, M.D., is a neurosurgeon and the…
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Medical Lecture Series 2023: The Brain-Gut Interface

The Medical Center kicks off the 2023 Lecture Series with Dr. Alok Madan’s presentation, “The Brain-Gut Interface:  How the Gut Microbiome Affects and is Affected by Psychiatric Illness,” at 5…
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Allergic Reactions: Do You Know What to Do?

A food allergy is an abnormal reaction by your body’s immune system to certain foods. Foods such as milk, eggs, nuts, shellfish and soy are the most common triggers for…
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High Blood Pressure? Watch Those OTC Cold Medications

It’s cold and flu season! If you have high blood pressure, be sure to check the ingredients and warning labels on over-the-counter (OTC) remedies. Decongestants cause the most concern for…
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New Staff Physician is a Familiar Face

The Medical Center is very pleased to announce the addition of board-certified primary care physician Manuel Torres, M.D., to its staff of excellent health care providers. Longtime Ocean Reef residents…
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Excellence in Vision Care at the Medical Center

This season marks Bascom Palmer Eye Institute’s second year providing vision care at the Medical Center. The institute serves as the Department of Ophthalmology for the University of Miami’s Miller…
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Mark Your Calendar: 2023 Events

Along with excellence in health care, the Medical Center also provides health education to the Ocean Reef community, along with several popular community events during each season. Here’s a sampling…
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Physical Therapy: Here We Grow Again!

The Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Department is growing again, welcoming Carolyn Burke to the PT team. “Ms. Burke will be handling the department’s administrative duties which include scheduling, insurance…
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Cold and Flu Season is Approaching

September is a good time to prepare for the upcoming cold and influenza (flu) season. Flu season will be starting soon and generally peaks around January, and the flu vaccine…
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