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Health & Wellness

June 21, 2022

PARKLAND, FL- The summer heat has arrived, and families everywhere are flocking to the water. While swimming is a tremendously popular recreation activity, it also can be a dangerous one if proper precautions aren't taken by participants. Dr. Cory Harow, an ER physician at West Boca Medical ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The OM Center For Wellness is no ordinary wellness destination. The OM stands for Obtaining Mastery, and is overseen by wife and husband team Maritsa and Joe Kelley, who have been developing the OM Center For Wellness concept for years. Dr. Maritsa Yzaguirre-Kelley is a licensed ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Editor’s Note: A 21-year-old Coral Springs resident Chansen Savakinus is fighting cancer for the third time in his young life. His mother, Destiny Haggett, is chronicling the experience in a series of articles for TAPinto Coral Springs. This is part 14. Since Chansen’s ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For the past three years, Les Bloom has followed the whereabouts of a homeless man in Coral Springs, watching as he collected more belongings over time and adjusted to living outside in the tropics. Bloom, a resident of Coral Springs for 29 years, first spotted the man in the ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Dr. Celina Moore is no stranger to awkward medical questions. As an experienced Pediatrician at West Boca Medical Center, Moore has had children of all ages and backgrounds visit her office and ask the most personal of questions. Additionally, Moore has spent significant chunks of ...

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PARKLAND, FL- CPR Training is available locally for people interested in becoming CPR-certified. 911cpr.org is run by the Coral Springs Fire Department and Coral Springs Regional Institute of Public Safety. The courses themselves are taught by first responders, firefighters, paramedics, EMT's ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Moments before unveiling a new public art sculpture at Broward Health Coral Springs depicting how the community came together after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, Coral Springs Mayor Scott Brook looked over at the families who lost loved ones. “Today is a ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Editor’s Note: A 21-year-old Coral Springs resident Chansen Savakinus is fighting cancer for the third time in his young life. His mother, Destiny Haggett, is chronicling the experience in a series of articles for TAPinto Coral Springs. This is part 14.   Since ...

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PARKLAND, FL-  The Parkland Farmers' Market is heading down the home stretch this season. Only three Farmers' Market events remain, including tomorrow, Sunday, March 20, 2022. The remaining two dates after this weekend are April 10 and April 24, 2022. This Sunday's Farmers' Market will focus on ...

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PARKLAND, FL- It may feel like winter just ended, but summer is not far away. Summer Camps for the City of Parkland are now available for registration for Parkland residents. Non-residents are eligible to register beginning on March 21, 2022. The City of Parkland, according to their website, ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The level of medical care available continues to improve for Parkland residents, especially for people with orthopedic and spine issues. West Boca Medical Center will soon be opening a state-of-the-art Ortho and Spine Care Unit that will enable a seamless transition for surgery ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Editor’s Note: A 21-year-old Coral Springs resident Chansen Savakinus is fighting cancer for the third time in his young life. His mother, Destiny Haggett, is chronicling the experience in a series of articles for TAPinto Coral Springs. This is part 13.   I had hoped ...

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PARKLAND, FL- People looking for a healthier, improved quality of life are in for a treat. The OM Center for Wellness is now open in Parkland, and a Parkland Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony is being held on Thursday evening, February 17, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. OM, which stands for ...

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PARKLAND, FL-  The City of Parkland is extending its COVID testing at the Equestrian Center through this week. The testing site will be walk-up for the week ahead. Equestrian Center testing is open from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day and will conclude on Friday, February 4, 2022.   Follow us ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – If you think you may have Covid-19, there are close to 20 free community testing sites in Coral Springs, Margate, Coconut Creek, and other cities in Broward County. According to Broward County, these sites are free and do not require an appointment (except for the site at ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Broward County Public School system set a new high number of cases for a single day just after the new year. According to the BCPS Covid-19 Dashboard, Broward Schools recorded 447 new cases on January 2, 2022. Four consecutive days recorded over 300 cases from January 2 - 5, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – After giving birth in her Coral Springs home, Nicole Cumberbatch went into a funk. The accounting and human resources professional struggled to find a balance between working and caring for her baby boy, Jais. She also had a hard time with breastfeeding and figuring out ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The City of Parkland Farmers' Market returns on Sunday, January 9, 2022. The focus for this weekend is Health and Wellness and will feature of variety of vendors in that area. The market is held from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Equestrian Center. The City of Parkland Farmers' Market ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – And the first 2022 baby born at Broward Health Coral Springs is: A’zuri Wallace -- a 6 pounds, 11 ounces baby girl. She was born at 12:01 a.m. on January 1 to the Margate parents of Soyeni Medley and Philemon Wallace, according to the hospital. A’zuri -- nicknamed “Zuri” ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Beginning Thursday, December 30, 2021, Broward County will have at-home rapid COVID tests available for the general public. The tests will be available at nine different county libraries and distributed via drive-thru at the following locations: African American Research ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Editor’s Note: A 20-year-old Coral Springs resident Chansen Savakinus is fighting cancer for the third time in his young life. His mother, Destiny Haggett, is chronicling the experience in a series of articles for TAPinto Coral Springs. This is part 11. CORAL SPRINGS, ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The world of urology can be an uncomfortable one. Dr. Laurel Sofer, a Parkland resident and Urologist at West Boca Medical Center, is fully aware of the personal challenges people face in her professional world. "Urology can be a very uncomfortable area, because you're dealing with ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Editor’s Note: A 20-year-old Coral Springs resident Chansen Savakinus is fighting cancer for the third time in his young life. His mother, Destiny Haggett, is chronicling the experience in a series of articles for TAPinto Coral Springs. This is part 10.   After 16 ...

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PARKLAND, FL – Over the years, at least seven people working at Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department have battled survivors. “We look out for each other,” said Capt. Ivo Ceciliano, who survived testicular and skin cancers. He said the group helps – and “mentors” – fellow firefighters who ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Broward County School Board announced Tuesday that facial masks will be optional for all students, staff, visitors and vendors at all schools and District sites effective Saturday, November 20, 2021.  Students are on break over the week of November 22 for the Thanksgiving ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Parkland is filled with impressive and inspiring community members. Often times in this bustling community, we don't realize that many of the individuals working to make the world a better place are our neighbors themselves. Dr. Nadina Tackore is a Parkland resident and OB/GYN at ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Starting Saturday, the Coral Square Mall Covid-19 vaccination site will offer the Pfizer vaccine to children 5 years and older, according to city of Coral Springs. No appointment is necessary at the mall located at 9469 W. Atlantic Boulevard. Children ages 5 to 11 are now ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Broward County's tracking of positive COVID cases was updated on Wednesday, and the school system reported its lowest weekly case total since the beginning of the school year. District-wide BCPS added 61 positive cases in the past seven days, which puts the total for the school year ...

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PARKLAND, FL- October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month in America. Locally, many Parkland residents are battling breast cancer, as breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Nearly 300,000 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year alone. West Boca Medical ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Broward County Public Schools reported just 76 new COVID cases over the past week as of October 14, 2021, which puts the total at 3,116 since the beginning of the school year for the district. The 76 cases reflects the lowest week of new COVID cases to date this school year in Broward ...

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