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Mary Kate Leming's Blog – July 2017 Archive (9)

Ribbon Cutting: Delray Medical Center, Delray Beach – June 29

Delray Medical Center celebrated its new patient tower, which consists of 96 private patient rooms, a helipad, a parking garage, registration services, cardiovascular clinic, expanded laboratory and advanced imaging technology. Delray Medical Center is at 5352 Linton Blvd.,…

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The Great Eclipse

Get ready for the show: We may see a good part of the first  total solar eclipse visible in the lower 48 states since 1979

By Lisa Iannucci,  CTW Features

Look up on Aug. 21, because one of the coolest celestial…

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Health Notes: Grant enables FAU researchers to focus on dementia prevention

Catherine Robson, a nurse practitioner at FAU, observes as Dr. James Galvin administers a videonystagmography (VNG) test, which measures eye movements and is used as an early biomarker sign of Parkinson’s disease and neurodegeneration. Photo provided

By Christine…

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Paws Up for Pets: How to beat the heat for your dog’s health

Supervised time in a pool is a smart way to help dogs keep cool. This handsome fellow floats in the bone-shaped pool at Very Important Paws resort in West Palm Beach. Photo provided

By Arden Moore

Welcome to the dog days of summer.  Hot, humid days in Palm…

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Health & Harmony: Women join forces to mend hearts and support others with cardiac problems

WomenHeart coordinators Rhoda Kitzes and Nancy Edelman say women’s concerns can be different from men’s when it comes to heart disease. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Lona O’Connor

When Nancy Edelman completed her training at the Mayo…

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Finding Faith: Putting people in pews is priest’s mission at Boynton Beach church

The Rev. Wendy Tobias says St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church is trying to offer something for everyone. Photo provided

By Janis Fontaine

Whoopi Goldberg’s character in the 1992 comedy Sister Act may have oversimplified the goals of the church — “Y’know, get some butts in…

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On the Water: Courses help dormant divers refresh scuba skills

Diving student Seth Butcher, foreground, practices buoyancy control during a scuba diving class held on the bottom of the pool at Pompey Park Recreation Center in Delray Beach. Willie Howard/The Coastal Star

Even if you live near the ocean in South Florida and you’re a…

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Tots & Teens: Fun back-to-school events mark summer’s end

By Janis Fontaine



    In just a few weeks, another summer vacation comes to a close for nearly 200,000 kids in Palm Beach County. Before school begins, take advantage of one of the events planned to make the transition easier.

There was…

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Twirl team geared up for international competition

South Florida Dynamics: Front row, l-r , Abbie Hadener, Dawn Rizzo, Abby Veccia, Nicki Nigro, Autumn Barfield and Deena Rizzo; back row, Jessica Godfrey, Emily Lammers, Sara Pszanka, Curt Burrows, Lindsey Finkel, Chloe Malloy, Carly Finkel and…

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