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Member Anne Auguste brightens her day in a body-sculpting class.

The UHealth Fitness and Wellness Center: Transforming Lives

August 12, 2014

At 4:45 a.m., the sun isn’t up yet. Nonetheless, when Michael Montero, first-shift receptionist, and Miguel Figueroa, first-shift wellness instructor, arrive each weekday morning to open the recently renamed UHealth Fitness and Wellness Center, located on the 9th floor of the Clinical Research Building, the same group of guys is already waiting to get in and get started.

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Summer Sun Protection Vital for Eyes

June 20, 2014

Carol L. Karp, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of UHealth – the University of Miami Health System, says, “Sunglasses may be your most important summer accessory.” The right pair of sunglasses can go a long way in protecting eyes from both long and short term damage caused by ultraviolet (UV) light of the sun.

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