Waypoint Foundation fundraising to bring mobile dental clinic to the Keys

Clarice Yentsch and Wally Smith are on a mission to create healthy smiles in the Keys. They’re fundraising to get a mobile dental clinic — essentially a...
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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...
The Cost of Diabetes – Drugs in District 26 some of most expensive - A hand holding a cellphone - Adverse effect

The Cost of Diabetes – Drugs in District 26 some of most expensive

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Oversight and Reform released a report in late June, detailing the inordinate cost of diabetes drugs for Americans — in particular,...
Barefoot Doctor Stan Sack Explores the Uptick in Autism - A close up of a girl - World Autism Awareness Day

Barefoot Doctor Stan Sack Explores the Uptick in Autism

No matter where you live, you’re never far away from news and discussions on autism. Even if we just considered recent publications, there’s so much written that...
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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 - A close up of a logo - Polio-like syndrome

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...
SWIM SURVIVAL - A young boy swimming in a pool of water - Swimming

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....
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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...
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Medical Marijuana 101: A Crash Course

Inside the Holiday Inn Key Largo, community members packed the conference room on Dec. 5 to get insight into medical marijuana. Lecturing to attendees was Dr. Gregory Sonn,...