Screening For Breast Cancer – What You Need to Know

Why is breast cancer screening important? Finding evidence of breast cancer earlier means that your chances of being treated successfully are higher, as the cancer will likely be smaller and localized (i.e. has not yet had a chance to spread throughout the body). Cancers that have had time to grow and spread throughout the body […]

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Hurricane Irma Update

*September 13th, 2017 Update* As of today, all Amicus Medical Centers are open. Please be aware that we may be experiencing poor phone and/or internet reception at some of our locations due to the storm. Thank you for your patience. All the best, -Amicus Medical Centers     *September 12th, 2017 Update* As of today, September […]

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Healthy Lunch Options For Kids

The school year is beginning again, and to help the parents prepare, we’ve put together some tasty lunch ideas that are sure to keep your children healthy and ready to learn. A well-balanced lunch for any child ideally includes food from each of these food groups: –          Fruits –          Dairy –          Vegetables –          Grains (e.g. […]

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Preparing Your Kids For The New School Year

With the start of a new school year right around the corner, we’re sharing our tips to make sure your children have everything they need to have a happy, healthy and successful year.   Prepare the Homework Area All students need a neat, orderly environment in which they can stay focused on completing their homework […]

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Staying Healthy This Flu Season

What’s so dangerous about the flu? Symptoms of the flu (also known as the influenza virus) can be quite severe, and may include fever, headache, fatigue, muscle aches, and sore throat. Some people are even hospitalized due to complications of the flu virus, such as dehydration, bronchitis, and pneumonia. The flu can also worsen pre-existing […]

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