HOLIDAY COOKING

For one local, grocery delivery services have completely changed her life

If I had a dollar for every time my waiter recommended the fish tacos, I’d be cruising the Keys in a new yacht! My name is Daniella...
Health Care

THIS IS NOT HEALTH INSURANCE … (but cost-sharing CAN act like it)

According to the Florida Department of Health in Monroe County, 19.3% of residents in Monroe County are uninsured. In Marathon, the number is 23.8%. Many residents say...
Oro Gold

Oro Gold Cosmetics Re-opening Draws Protests

Members of the Key West Rip-Off Rapid Response Team on Sunday afternoon protest the reopening of Oro Gold cosmetics shop at 518 Duval St., Key West.  City officials had issued...
a medical illustration of-cold-cap-therapy for chemotherap patients

COLD MAY PROTECT HAIR FOLLICLES

Chemo Cancer gets real with a single word — a prefix, actually, and predictions of hair loss, weight loss, wigs and weakness. Most patients, upon receiving a breast cancer...
SPECT/CT machine

3D mammography, proton therapy helping the fight

JC Holmes, imaging director at Mariners and Fishermen community hospitals, describes the technological advancements in screening as “Flintstones to Jetsons.” With all the progress, the most common...
Get outta here, cancer; Jill Bell’s got stuff to do and people to move! - A person sitting on a couch - Shoe

Get outta here, cancer; Jill Bell’s got stuff to do and people to move!

When Jill Bell’s breast cancer diagnosis was revealed three years ago, it hadn’t been long since she recovered from thyroid cancer. “At the time, I thought cynically,...
Key West PIO shares breast cancer story - A group of people sitting at a table with a dog - Pomeranian

Key West PIO shares breast cancer story

As public information officer for the City of Key West and the Key West Police Department, Alyson Crean spends her professional life documenting events and informing the...
Kathy Snow, breast cancer

Huge banks of love, positivity keep Kathy Snow going

Kathy Snow sits at Caribbean Club, wearing a bright pink shirt with a cancer ribbon. The words “It feels good to be strong” encircle the iconic breast...
Cancer society hosts inaugural Key Largo Bridge Bra Walk - A group of people standing next to a palm tree - Public space

Cancer society hosts inaugural Key Largo Bridge Bra Walk

This Sunday, a pink army of negligée-clad walkers and breast cancer awareness advocates will take part in the inaugural American Cancer Society (ACS) Key Largo Bridge Bra...
Flouride in Water – The Invisible Additive - A close up of a young child smiling at the camera - Smile

Flouride in Water – The Invisible Additive

If we’re in any of the many fine Duval Street establishments, most of us will try and be prudent enough to keep an eye on our beverage....