Juicing is kind of a big deal these days. What was once a tenet of a wellness lifestyle on the fringe of eating and drinking society, is now popping up all over the place. And it's not just the booming yoga scene that is consuming the brightly colored liquids, regular (unfit) people are starting t ... More >>
A Tampa woman wants to get medical marijuana to save her 2-year-old daughter's life. Although she's still getting her cancer-stricken daughter conventional treatment, such as radiation therapy, Moriah Barnhart says that's not enough. And she wants options other than just chemotherapy. Medical mari ... More >>
A Miramar teen was shot in the head on Thursday night, by what police suspect was a stray bullet fired outside the teen's home during celebrations for the Miami Heat's NBA championship victory. Brandon Reid, 15, was shot just below the ear from a bullet that came through the sliding glass door jus ... More >>
Last Thursday morning, drivers motoring down NW 40th Avenue in Fort Lauderdale might have eyeballed an odd sight outside of Plantation Hospital: three protesters waving signs. Anyone close enough to make out the fine print would have been surprised to see the group wasn't hawking pro-life slogans or ... More >>
Deaths in Florida caused by oxycodone dropped nearly 18 percent, yet the pain drug remains one of the top killers in the state, according to a report from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.The report, released Wednesday, shows that deaths from benzodiazepines jumped 13 percent in 2011 and we ... More >>
Earlier this week, we brought you upsetting details on the jailhouse suicide of Edward Crisante Jr. in the Broward Main Jail in 2010.During a few days of what one might consider warning signs that he was not mentally stable, he was making some specific complaints. In particular, he said he felt ... More >>
The CEO of the high-volume plastic surgery center in Lauderhill where a patient died last month is an ex-felon. Jeffry Davis was convicted of financial crimes related to his former company, which made replicas of vintage cars.Long before he became head of Strax Rejuvenation and Aesthetics Institu ... More >>
A two-week-old baby in New York has died after being circumcised by a Jewish mohel. The infant reportedly contracted herpes when the mohel put his mouth on the baby's penis to suck away blood, part of a religious ritual called the metzitzah b'peh, which is sometimes a component of a bris. Althoug ... More >>
Last night was the CNN/Tea Party Express Republican debate, which we live-blogged from Tampa right here on the Pulp.We knew we were in for some fun as soon as we saw the plane flying above the Florida State Fairgrounds before the debate with a banner reading, "Where's the real birth certificate?" ... More >>
It's news when a self-described "prominent neurosurgeon" is booked at the Broward County Jail on a felony charge of false imprisonment and misdemeanor battery on his girlfriend, but there's a peculiarity to this arrest that really puts it over the top.From Gelbard's arrest reportSteven D. Gelbard ... More >>
Dr. Barry Michael Schultz, arrested Thursday for trafficking narcotics.Following an investigation by the Palm Beach state attorney, Delray pain management doctor, Dr. Barry Schultz, 54, was arrested Thursday and charged with trafficking Oxycodone and unlawful prescription of a controlled substanc ... More >>
Allen West doesn't want women to get prenatal vitamins, either.U.S. Rep. Allen West managed to sound relatively sane for the first hour of his town hall meeting in Palm Beach last night. He used lots of pie charts and graphs to outline bedrock GOP talking points about slashing spending and cuttin ... More >>
browardhealth.orgFernandezBroward Health Commissioner Mike Fernandez is being investigated by the Broward State Attorney's Office for criminal corruption. The investigation was launched after Juice reported potential conflicts of interest between Fernandez's public office and his private work as ... More >>
browardhealth.orgFernandezThe ultrasound manufacturing company where Mike Fernandez works as a general manager has been selling products to Broward Health during the same period that Fernandez has occupied a powerful position as a commissioner of that hospital district. Documents obtained by Juic ... More >>
Flickr: jannahstratKirstie Alley, post-op...Tits? That article in the New York Times is the reason you're liable to see droves of chubby women lining up outside plastic surgeon offices. Yes, cosmetic scientists are making progress in lipo-suctioning fat out of one undesirable location in a woman' ... More >>
Foster: Proving South Florida still has a few good menWhat are the odds? Of 10 extraordinary people chosen from around the globe as the finalists for CNN's Heroes of 2009, two of them are doing their good deeds based in South Florida. And until this Thursday the 19th, you can click here to ... More >>
Flickr User: Curious ExpeditionsAmerican consumers spend billions every year to learn what the American Medical Association just told the world yesterday, for free: that hormone therapy cannot halt the human aging process. Or at least that they've found no scientific evidence to prove it.This figure ... More >>
Flores and pro-ultrasound Baby Jesus.If you believe that the Lord Baby Jesus is in heaven looking out for all the unborn zygotes out there, then you'll support South Florida state Rep. Anitere Flores. She's got a bill in Tallahassee that would require women seeking abortion to get an ultrasound. To ... More >>
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