On Wednesday, news broke that a Dallas nurse who had tested positive for Ebola flew on a commercial airline that made a stop at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention immediately told the media via a conference call that neither the nurse, 29 ... More >>
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 >>
Alyne Medical Rejuvenation InstituteDr. Sant Antonio is barred from performing office surgery.Dr. Alberto Sant Antonio, a Weston physician whose patient stopped breathing during a liposuction procedure this summer, is temporarily banned from performing office surgeries in Florida.The Florida Depa ... More >>
David Geier, (not an) MD.Two weeks ago, the Pulp published a small item about Mark and David Geier -- a father-son team of self-proclaimed autism experts who treat the condition with a powerful chemical castration agent called Lupron. They're from Maryland, but their interests run deep in Florida ... More >>
Miche RattoHere in Florida we're really good at a lot of things. Topping the list we have: growing indoor marijuana, staging car accidents, and throwing children in jail. And boy are we good at all of those things.To learn more about the awesome state you live in click the image.
Former Kim Rothstein bodyguard Joe Alu can be a very slippery guy. He called me today because he didn't like the mention of the steroids investigation in the previous post, but when I asked about his former employer, he went all "60 Minutes lawyer" on me. A snippet of our conversation: ... More >>
Flickr: MettaMommaSobelSix months after Florida tattooists organized, hired a lobbyist, and gunned down her bill regulating the industry, Sen. Eleanor Sobel will introduce a new bill -- this time with those same adversaries as allies.We told you last week how Fort Lauderdale tattooist Stevie Moon ... More >>
Here's a cut-and-paste press release about where and when you can -- finally -- get the swine flu vaccine. Officials at the Broward County Health Department announced Broward County's first H1N1 Vaccination Clinic which shall be open to all members of the public starting Monday, November 30, 2009 ... More >>
This story on the underbelly of the cops-and-steroids trade can use a bit of an intro. First, Marty Hommel, the former Plantation police officer who told me about his personal use of steroids, was an open book who should be commended for his honesty. All he wanted to do was clear his ... More >>
She served time for illegally performing plastic surgery. Now Donnie Hendrix tells her tale
Inside the "Rejuvenation Centers" at the heart of the nation's largest illegal steroid and HGH operation
Families say Hollywood doc is out of control
Just released from prison, Miami hip-hop icon DJ Raw is ready for the takeover
Obfuscation made things worse in North Broward hospitals, so the brass is trying the truth option
And the band plays on
Out at Mack's, there are skeeters, gators, fried catfish, pig hunts, and freedom -- with a few strings attached
Enough waste and mismanagement to make you blow a valve
A deceptive city manager. A Machiavellian administrator. An incompetent lab director. Are the Pompano taps to be trusted?
Irv Reisfeld fought ferociously for Broward's forgotten children. Then his boss axed him.
Supplied by Rexall Showcase of Boca Raton, doctors and other distributors are pitching alternative forms of medicine that may not work in ways that may not be legal
The parents of two little girls placed them in the Broward Children's Center hoping their daughters would be cured. Something went wrong.
Welcome to Riviera Beach, home of slums, violent crime, a police department in turmoil, political hit lists, union busters, angry ex-wives, junkyard insurrections, and Zedrick Dwayne Barber, South Florida's most-investigated cop
The Life Extension Foundation claims it'll add years to your life with pills and cancer profiles. As long as you have the money.
After years of struggling to get her disabled son, Jimmy, into a reputable full-care facility, Micki Burton thought she'd found just the place. But she may have lost a son.