In mid-April, 39-year-old Belkys Jimenez came down with a high fever. She also developed a headache and then severe pain in her muscles and joints. Her feet and ankles became swollen, making walking painful. Jimenez had long battled hypertension, but this was clearly something new. Over the next ... More >>
From the moment former Dolphins star Junior Seau took his own life last May, many questioned whether brain injuries linked to the dozens of concussions he'd suffered may have contributed to his death at just 43 years old.This morning, scientists at the National Institutes of Health have an answer: S ... More >>
Florida's 2012 Senate election is shaping up to be as ridiculous as ever. Connie Mack IV, whom you might remember has been characterized by his Republican opponents as "the Charlie Sheen of Florida Politics," released a web ad today linking incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nel ... More >>
‚ÄčI'm effin' pissed. Discovery News published an article yesterday titled "Organic Foods Can Be Loaded with Arsenic." Lots of similar headlines soon popped up all over the Web.For the casual reader, this header could be translated as, "healthy foods poison you." I know the first things I think ... More >>
‚ÄčThe chain of holidays at the end of the year is good of an excuse as any to party up and overindulge, which also means you can plan to bring on the weight gain!Not so fast. Between the cookies, candy canes, pastries, egg nog and Yorkshire pudding, there's no question that holiday foods aren't the ... More >>
Nothing is immune to the economic crisis, not even the palm tree'd oasis in Coral Gables known as the University of Miami. After many alumnus expressed their concern, president Donna Shalala sent out a letter to all alum today addressing the impact on UM. Here's the highlights: UM has made a lot of ... More >>
Until I saw Milk yesterday, the biopic starring Sean Penn as gay activist and San Francisco city supervisor Harvey Milk, I'd forgotten all about the Twinkie Defense. Fellow supervisor Dan White shot and killed Milk and Mayor George Moscone in their offices at San Francisco City Hall in 1978 and got ... More >>
A doctor takes aim at the hospitalís CEO and foundation.
UM's Larry Brand flouts the grant system, pays the price
A nationwide estrogen study has animal-welfare activists pissed off about the collection of horse urine
Some people sign up to test experimental drugs for the good of mankind. Others do it for the money. Meet Miami's professional pincushions.
AIDS researcher of high repute. Proprietor of a glamorous Miami Beach spa. Target of a federal criminal probe. The many sides of Dr. Lionel Resnick.