Key West goes (weed) green with first dispensary

Legalization of medical marijuana was voted into Florida law on Nov. 8, 2016, and the changes have happened fast. Since then, 116 dispensaries have opened statewide, all...

Dr. Stan Sack “The Barefoot Doctor” explains a “new” pediatric illness

If you’ve lived in the Keys for a while, you’ve been through a hurricane or three. And on the epidemic front, you might have seen the effect...

The Bassinet Telegraph – Infant Feeding and Food Allergies

Having lived a block or two from the water since I moved to Key West, I’ve had a recurring dream where a grouper leaps from the water...

SWIM SURVIVAL

Parents bring their very young children — six months and up — to the pool four days a week for 10 minutes, for up to six weeks....

Males in Yoga increase in the Upper Keys

By Ellen T. White When Hurricane Irma tore through Vaughn Johnson's bayside property in September 2017, it left his house intact but did considerable damage to the surrounding...

Kid Play in the Digital Age

You don’t need to encounter an oblivious, cellphone-toting individual in the middle of Simonton Street to appreciate the degree to which electronic devices have taken over our...

Barefoot Doctor Tells Truth about Measles

Our new year has been with us now for nearly two months. For some of us in these parts, however, the “new year” begins when we climb...

Our Local Barefoot Doc Talks Concussions Youth Safety

By Dr. Stan Sack That time has come again. It’s the time to remove and stash that rainbow of pro football jerseys that populates Duval Street from...

Local athletes conquer fitness competition

Liz Kuck and Patrick Stevens of Keys Strength and Conditioning in Marathon took first place in the recent New Year’s Revolution held in Tampa, Fla. The competition...

KCB pickleball players raise funds for new courts

You say “pickleball,” your friend says “what?” Take that friend to Key Colony Beach. The tennis-like sport is unknown to many, but is growing at an astronomical rate....