Health

Try this: Join a run with Doral Run Club

Meet your new running buddies. (📸: Baptist Health Run Clubs) GO TO THIS: The new Downtown Doral Run Club, launched June 3, is free and open to anyone who wants to run. Director of Life Time Marathon Race Frankie Ruiz launched the new running club, making it his eighth club to date. “It’s been a […]

/ June 11, 2019


Issue spotlight: Measles in Miami

Getting vaccinated (📸: Public domain) THE ISSUE: Last month, a Johns Hopkins study identified Miami-Dade County as the third county in the U.S. most likely to experience a measles outbreak in 2019. Cook County, Illinois, (home to Chicago) tops the list, followed by Los Angeles County. Data including non-medical exemption rates, anonymous full-route passenger travel […]

/ June 4, 2019


Expand your fitness routine at Summer Fit Fest

Paola Gonzalez, of Kardioyoga, will lead a group yoga session. (📸: @alldayinfocus) CHECK OUT THIS EVENT: If you’re ready to mix up or add to your fitness routine with a new workout (hi, acro yoga!), then you’ll want to check out the upcoming family-friendly Summer Fit Fest on Sunday, June 9. At the free one-day […]

/ May 29, 2019


Try this: Acroyoga at Summer Fit Fest

In the flyer roll, Anny is practicing acroyoga on top of Nestor.’ (📸: Anny Noratto) TRY THIS: Acroyoga is a mix between acrobatics, yoga, and Thai massage. If you’re new to the practice, there are three basic roles – a base, a flyer, and a spotter. The base is the person on the bottom, typically […]

/ May 21, 2019


It all started with a rotting papaya: A look inside Miami’s Center for Subtropical Affairs

The Center for Subtropical Affairs is an urban garden that looks to educate the Miami community on urban agriculture, science, mycology, and much more.

/ May 21, 2019


How to: Get mental health care ‘on demand’

Who is your go-to person to reach out to? (📸: Jeremy Perkins) TRY THIS: In 2016, Baptist Health launched its Care on Demand app, allowing for patients to see a physician anytime and from anywhere, including for counseling services. Anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and grief are some of the topics licensed behavioral health professionals can […]

/ May 15, 2019


Ideas to celebrate Mother’s Day in Miami

How about a bike ride with mom in Shark Valley? (📸: russimages) Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 12. Here are a few ideas to celebrate the mother and mother figures in your life: CELEBRATE OUTDOORS Grab a bike and take mom on a bike ride on one of South Florida’s paved trails. You could […]

/ May 7, 2019


Take your team to the Dolphins Family Fit Fest

Join Baptist in “The Bubble.” (📸: Baptist Health) GO TO THIS: Now in its fifth year, the Dolphins Family Fit Fest will welcome and challenge kids of all ages next Saturday, May 4, in Davie. Participants can expect NFL-style football drills, free fruits and vegetables from Baptist, and a high-energy Zumba class.   WHY TO […]

/ April 23, 2019


Looking to start a family in Miami? Here’s some tips from a local expert

If you’re looking to start a family in Miami, here’s a few things you should keep in mind.

/ April 22, 2019


At Zaytouna, Syrian refugees start from scratch

WHAT SHE’S DOING: Christa Tawil believes that food can bridge the cultural gaps that separate us. That’s why she founded Zaytouna, an organization by and for Syrian refugee women to help each other resettle in South Florida and gain financial independence. At Zaytouna, the women produce homemade foods from the Middle East, such as baklava, […]

/ April 15, 2019