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November 2016

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August 2016

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May  2016

  • Technology Aiding the Fight Against Cancer’s TumorsMiami Herald – May 25, 2016
    When the headaches started, Ashley Saniesteban thought little of the pain. She’d always been a healthy kid, the 17-year old Homestead girl said, so would take some ibuprofen or another anti-inflamatory, and then everything seemed fine. Read More
  • Kidney Patients Find Hope in New Chain of LifeSun Sentinel – May 16, 2016
    Jeff West, his kidneys failing, was dreading having to quit his job and spend years tethered to a dialysis machine. But shortly before treatments even began, the Boynton Beach man received an unexpected gift—a kidney donated by a volunteer whom he had never met. Read More

April 2016

March 2016

February 2016

  • Heart Disease Hits Women of All AgesMiami Herald - February 26, 2016
    For most of her life, Loren Welch suffered from acid reflux. But she knew the pain she felt in her chest after eating lunch two years ago was different. Read More
  • Smart Eating For a Healthy HeartMiami Herald - February 26, 2016
    Teresa Perez battled weight gain, high blood pressure and high cholesterol for several years without making a lot of progress. The Miami mother of four tried diet pills and yo-yo dieting to no avail. Read More
  • Medical Experts Weigh in on Miami Heat Star Chris Bosh's Second Bout with Blood ClotMiami Herald - February 16, 2016
    One year after he was hospitalized with blood clots in his lungs, the Miami Heat’s Chris Bosh reportedly is back on medication to treat a new clot in his left leg — casting doubt on the All-Star player’s ability to return for the remainder of the NBA season. Read More
  • Married Couple Faced with Life-Threating ConditionWSVN Channel 7 - February 9, 2016
    Imagine finding the love of your life, and then both of you end up facing a life-threatening condition. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us how this couple's "Lifesaving Love" pulled them through. Read More
  • Heart Disease Underdiagnosed in WomenWPEC CBS News 12 - February 8, 2016
    It’s often perceived as a man’s disease, but heart attacks actually strike more women than men. Read More
  • Dangers of Drowsy DrivingWPLG Channel 10 - February 5, 2016
    In our healthcast—the dangers of drowsy driving. We all know not to drink and drive and texting behind the wheel is just as bad, but now our health specialist Kristi Kruger introduces us to a young South Florida man who hopes his story will make you think twice about getting behind the wheel when you’re tired. Read More
  • Zika Virus CrisisWPLG Channel 10 - February 2, 2016. 
    Now to the Zika crisis, six new cases of the Zika Virus have been reported in Florida alone and now health officials say South Florida is prime breeding ground for mosquitos. Read More

January 2016

  • Recipe Makeovers: How to Create Healthier Dishes. Miami Herald – January 31, 2016
    It’s no surprise that eating better ad moving more appear on so many resolutions each new year. About half of all American adults – 117 million individuals – have one or more preventable chronic diseases, many related to their diet and inactivity. Read More
  • What To Watch Out for When Juicing. Miami Herald – January 31, 2016
    When Miami jewelry company owner John Irvin first started juicing two decades ago, it was a rare practice. “I started in my 20s,” said Irvin now 44. Read More
  • Buddha Bowls and Incan Fruit Top the Trend Foods List. Miami Herald – January 31, 2016
    Nearly every year, there are a few foods that make a big splash. Brussels sprouts, beets, kale, cauliflower, and quinoa have all been gastronomic giants in recent years. Read More
  • Allow 2-3 Weeks to Recover After Race. Miami Herald – January 26, 2016
    On Sunday, thousands woke in the predawn hours and headed to American Airlines Arena where they ran, ran/walked (intervals) or rode special bikes to compete in the Miami Marathon & Half Marathon. Read More
Press Releases

Press Releases

2016

Cleveland Clinic Florida Names Eric Weiss, MD, Chief Academic Officer

December 13, 2016

Cleveland Clinic Florida has appointed board certified colorectal surgeon Eric Weiss, M.D., as its Chief Academic Officer.

Rodolfo J. Blandon, M.D., M.B.A., Named Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Chief of Staff

December 6, 2016

Cleveland Clinic Florida, the #1 ranked hospital in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale market by U.S. News & World Report, has appointed interventional radiologist Rodolfo J. Blandon, M.D., M.B.A., Chief of Staff.

Raise The Roof! Fundraiser Supports Cleveland Clinic Florida Expansion

September 1, 2016

Cleveland Clinic Florida will host Raise the Roof! on November 18, 2016, a fundraising event in support of the expansion of its Weston campus and the establishment of a new family health and ambulatory surgery center in Coral Springs.

Cleveland Clinic Florida to Host Annual Health & Wellness Expo

September 1, 2016

Cleveland Clinic Florida will host a Health & Wellness Expo featuring health talks with leading medical specialists, free and low-cost health screenings, and activities and information designed to promote health and wellness.

Cleveland Clinic Survey Confirms Men Rarely Talk About Their Health With Each Other

August 15, 2016

When men get together, it’s a good bet they’re not talking about their health – unless it’s to brag about “hero injuries” like the broken arm from a bike flip gone wrong or the stitches from a carpentry close-call.

Cleveland Clinic Florida Transplant Center at Forefront of Region’s Record-Breaking Year for Solid Organ Transplantation

May 25, 2016

Cleveland Clinic Florida has rapidly become Broward’s largest provider of solid organ transplantation since receiving approval from the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) to perform adult liver and kidney transplants in 2013 and adult heart transplants in 2014.

How Much Exercise Is Best For Heart Health? Americans Aren't Sure

February 1, 2016

Exercise is one of the keys to preventing heart disease, the No. 1 killer of both men and women in the United States, but yet, a Cleveland Clinic survey shows only 20 percent of Americans know how much exercise is recommended for a healthy heart.

2015

Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Raul Rosenthal, MD, Named President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

November 11, 2015

Raul Rosenthal, MD, Chief of Staff, Director of Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, and Chairman of the Department of General Surgery, has been named President of the Executive Council of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).

Cleveland Clinic Florida Launches 24-Hour Online Service

September 28, 2015

Cleveland Clinic Florida has expanded access to healthcare by launching the first online service in Florida that enables patients throughout the state to see a medical professional 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Cleveland Clinic Announces $302 Million Expansion in Florida

September 1, 2015

Cleveland Clinic announced today a $302 million expansion plan for Cleveland Clinic Florida that will include capital improvements to its campus in Weston, and a new clinic and ambulatory surgery center in Coral Springs, Fla.

Cleveland Clinic Provides $12.6 Billion Boost For Ohio Economy

April 30, 2015

As the largest employer in Northeast Ohio and the second largest in Ohio, Cleveland Clinic has made significant contributions to the state and local economies, totaling $12.6 billion in 2013, according to a new report.

Cleveland Clinic Florida to Host 5K Run/Walk

April 20, 2015

Cleveland Clinic Florida invites the community to participate in its first 5K Run/Walk to a Healthier Future on Sunday, April 26, 2015. All ages are welcome. The 5K is being held to encourage individuals and families to be more physically active. 

Cleveland Clinic Florida Commemorates Milestone Opening of Egil and Pauline Braathen Center with Special Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

March 4, 2015

Cleveland Clinic Florida hosted an official ribbon-cutting ceremony and VIP opening celebration for the new Egil and Pauline Braathen Center, a five-story, 143,000-square-foot building on the Weston Campus that houses the expanded Pauline Braathen Neurological Center and the Maroone Cancer Center.

Join Cleveland Clinic Florida for Grand Opening Celebration of the Egil and Pauline Braathen Center

February 22, 2015

Join Cleveland Clinic Florida for Grand Opening Celebration of the Egil and Pauline Braathen Center. Learn how technology is transforming neurology and cancer care during self-guided tours of the new center, and enjoy fun activities for the entire family.