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National Hispanic Heritage Month, which is from Sept. 15 – Oct. 15, began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week. Broward Health, one of the 10 largest public health systems in the United States, celebrates the rich diversity of its caregivers and team members. Some of the health system’s Hispanic American employees share personal stories about their respective heritages. 



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Women's Equality Day, which is Aug. 26, commemorates the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that granted women the right to vote. In observance of this day, women leaders from across Broward Health reflect on what Women's Equality Day means to them.

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Michael Franklin, 45, of Palm Beach Gardens, had been struggling with his weight for more than half of his life. In his 20s, he stayed fit by surfing, but at 25 a shoulder injury put an end to riding the waves. That’s when Franklin began adding on an average of 10 pounds each year.

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Matt Arnold remembers cradling his newborn daughter, Maiah, shortly after she arrived at Broward Health Coral Springs.

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The last thing a COVID-19-weary America wants to grapple with is another virus. With the arrival of monkeypox in the United States, our community should take comfort in knowing that this is a relatively rare disease that is familiar to scientists and health experts.

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Here are a few tips for preparing for the Atlantic hurricane season, which is June 1st to November 30th.

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The Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June 1st to November 30th. The Eastern Pacific hurricane season lasts from May 15th to November 30th. Are you prepared?



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Daylights Savings time begins this Sunday and Dr. Ashley Shanblatt has some tips to help you cope with the time change


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“Being a Black physician means everything,” said Patricia Rowe-King, M.D., F.A.A.P., a pediatrician at Broward Health Medical Center and a Designated Institutional Official of Broward Health’s Graduate Medical Education program. “We need all perspectives and insights in medicine. We have a unique and critically important voice."


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As the highly contagious COVID-19 omicron variant continues to spread across the nation, it’s important to understand what to do next if you suspect you have COVID-19 or test positive for the virus.

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