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Georgi Morales PipkiRenowned Specialist in the Treatment of Primary and Secondary Brain Tumors is the State’s Only Board-Certified Neurologic Oncologist South of Orlando.  MIAMI, FL – September 8, 2016 – Yazmin Odia, M.D., has joined the growing team of specialists at Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida as lead physician of Medical Neuro-Oncology. In her new role, Dr. Odia – the only Board-certified neuro-oncologist in practice south of Orlando – further rounds out the Institute’s highly specialized and comprehensive brain tumor program, providing the southern two-thirds of the state, Latin America and the Caribbean singular access to her unique expertise in neuro-oncology cancer care.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 9, 2016: Advocates for the legalization of medical marijuana in the Caribbean are growing daily with many pointing to the major economic benefits to the region, including Invest Caribbean Now CEO Felicia J. Persaud. Here are 8 reasons News Americas has found why the Caribbean should legalize medical marijuana soon:
MIAMI (Sept. 1, 2016) — New research suggests that lack of sleep and untreated depression may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, even for those who do not have a genetic predisposition for the disease. Depression and sleeplessness have long been considered symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. This study indicates that whether in combination with genetic risk factors or on their own, untreated depression and lack of sleep may lead to the onset of Alzheimer’s disease dementia later in life.
GENEVA, Switzerland – The United Nations says the number of HIV infections among adults in the Caribbean has risen, warning also that the decline globally among adults has stalled for at least five years. The Joint U.N. Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Prevention Gap Report, issued here last month, revealed that “after years of steady decline, the Caribbean saw a nine percent rise among adults.”
Florida City- The Zika virus is particularly a concern for the farm worker and migrant population here in South Florida. Many of them don’t have the resources to be able to adequately protect themselves and most live and work in some of the most vulnerable conditions for mosquito bites. As they tend to our farms, fields, nurseries and greenhouses locally, there is a lot of standing water in the fields and in pots.
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