Health

Women with little or no health insurance can give themselves a Mother’s Day gift of health by receiving free mammograms during a special event on May 14 in South Florida. Broward Health and the Florida Department of Health in Broward County (DOH-Broward) are sponsoring the free breast cancer screenings for women up to age 65 who do not have coverage for the tests.

Dr. Jocelyn Lawrence, Chief Medical Officer of the Jessie Trice Community Health Center recently served as guest speaker for the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine’s Minority Health Month meet and greet. Dr. Lawrence gave an address about the Black livelihood in Miami and the status of the community’s present health and needs.

A thermal camera system monitoring body heat in Santo Domingo, DR.

If these Caribbean nations were your home instead of the United States, you will be paying a whole lot less for health care. However, the con is could have a slightly shorter life span. Here are the top 10 cheaper places for health care across the Caribbean region:

Broward March of Dimes’ annual fundraiser raises funds, awareness for stronger, healthier babies. 

On April 30, 2016, thousands are expected to come together at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Davie, FL, to take part in the March of Dimes’ annual March for Babies walk. March for Babies is the nation’s oldest walk fundraiser honouring babies born healthy and those who need help to survive and thrive. Each year in the United States, one in nine babies is born prematurely – 29,000 of them right here in Florida. Though the U.S. premature birth rate declined for the seventh year in a row, it is still higher than most developed nations at 11.4 percent.

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