Today, many people use complementary health approaches for a variety of diseases or conditions. But what exactly are these approaches, and how do they differ from standard medical care? Complementary health approaches are medical and health care systems, practices, and products that originated outside of mainstream...

Having a healthy community as a foundation for growth in business and technology was the major focus of the 2013 MedUTech event in Boca Raton on Friday. “We know there are hereditary factors involved in health, but more and more we’ve realized that the community you’re...

A Miami-based hospital ranked first on theSouth Florida Business Journal’s list of the top South Florida hospitals. The hospital earned the top spot based on its 2012 South Florida net operating revenue of $1 billion. To see who topped the list, click through the photo gallery included...

The Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Center (RPICC) of Lee Memorial Health System was recently recognized for having the best neonatal survival rates of all RPICC centers in Florida. Lee Memorial Health System’s RPICC includes the high-risk OB unit at HealthPark Medical Center and the Neonatal...

Looking like something out of "Star Wars," a new handheld gadget is saving South Florida patients from multiple sticks of the needle. The AccuVein and its competitor, the VeinViewer Flex, use infrared or near-infrared technology designed to make veins glow, giving nurses a clearer road map...

Key West Health and Rehabilitation (KWHR), the Stock Island skilled nursing facility, recently received a perfect score of 100 from the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. Zero health deficiencies were noted by the state agency. "Skilled nursing homes are among the most highly regulated industries...

November is National Caregivers Appreciation Month; and Right at Home Dayton In-Home Care and Assistance is making sure their experienced and well-trained caregivers are recognized for their dedication and compassion. National Caregiver Appreciation Month aims to acknowledge those who dedicate their time to caring for...

Dr. Michael H. Manning heads a comprehensive ophthalmology practice that offers procedures ranging from LASIK and cataract surgery to aesthetic treatments designed to rejuvenate the areas around the eyes. While there have been many advances made in eye and vision care over the last several years, and...

American Family Care has opened its 40th clinic and its first in Florida at 4713 U.S. 90 in Pace. The clinics are designed, equipped and staffed to provide accessible primary care, urgent care, minor emergency treatment and occupational medicine. The Pace Clinic has 11 rooms and is...