Health

How the YWCA is fighting for equality

How the YWCA is getting ready for the future and fighting for equality

/ June 10, 2020


Got coronavirus questions, Miami? Here are some answers.

You’ve got novel coronavirus and COVID-19 questions and we’ve got some answers, Miami.

/ March 16, 2020


Experts say to wash your hands for 20 seconds to fight coronavirus. Here are 9 Miami songs to help pass the time

State health officials and the CDC say that you should wash your hands for at least 20 seconds to help fight coronavirus. But instead of humming “Happy Birthday to You” we’ve got some Miami-themed recs.

/ March 5, 2020


Defining food deserts and food insecurity in Miami

Want to know more about the history and factors behind food deserts in Miami? We dug into the issue.

/ February 24, 2020


How Health in the Hood is working to fight food deserts in Miami

Health in the Hood has worked to build community gardens in Miami and bring healthy food to communities in need.

/ February 24, 2020


Miami Gardens XPress trains to be great

Miami Gardens was most recently the host of one of the biggest sports events in the world, but their local track-and-field program has been making headlines since 2008. Miami Gardens XPress is one of the top-ranked track-and-field programs in the country, with more than 300 members between the ages of 5 and 18. And they […]

/ February 5, 2020


Go to this: Dribble Drive Against Cancer

Dribbling basketballs to help fight cancer. (📸: Baptist Health) GO TO THIS: This weekend, expect to see hundreds of people dribbling basketballs in the streets of Miami – all to support cancer research at Baptist Health’s Miami Cancer Institute.  And there’s still time for you to get involved in the Dribble Drive Against Cancer. Here […]

/ November 13, 2019


To-do: Kayak with a cause

The beach isn’t going to clean itself. (📸: Diana Perez, Virginia Key Outdoor Center) CHECK OUT THIS EVENT: Kayaking with a Cause — On Saturday, Nov. 2 we’re meeting up with Baptist Health and Debris Free Ocean at Virginia Key Outdoor Center for a kayak field trip and beach clean-up.   WHAT WE’RE GONNA DO TOGETHER: […]

/ October 28, 2019


Meet this local: Tamara Rodriguez

Tamara and her two daughters hold up the cover of her latest book, “Teo the Great.” (📸: Photo provided) MEET THIS LOCAL: Five years ago, Tamara Rodriguez was diagnosed with breast cancer.  With no family history of breast cancer, and as a fitness-focused and healthy 35-year-old mother of two, the diagnosis came as a surprise. […]

/ September 27, 2019


3 ways to get you and your kid active in South Florida

Ready, set, go! Taylor Smith Exercise doesn’t necessarily have to happen in the gym or with a group. Being active can be just taking a post-dinner walk around the neighborhood or having a mini-dance party in your kitchen.  Add a young kiddo into the mix and for some, suddenly your gym time turns into baby […]

/ August 13, 2019