Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Be Your Own Best Advocate

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Be Your Own Best Advocate

Make no mistake… although the rate of breast cancer deaths has been steadily decreasing since 1988, it is still the number one cause of cancer deaths (other than lung cancer), among women in the United States. According to breastcancer.org, ‘In 2018, an estimated...
We ask for your vote!

We ask for your vote!

Dear Friends: We have a favor to ask of you and it will take only a few moments of your time. This is big. This is real BIG! The MetLife Corp, in conjunction with the PGA Tour, sponsors what is known as the MetLife MatchUp Sweepstakes. Essentially the contest involves...
Carol Jarzyn, ARNP, gives advice for Men’s Health Month

Carol Jarzyn, ARNP, gives advice for Men’s Health Month

STUART-Men’s Health Month heightens the awareness of preventable health problems and encourages early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. Visiting your physician frequently is important especially as you get older. Carol Jarzyn, ARNP, has been a...
VIM patient gets surgery on both eyes

VIM patient gets surgery on both eyes

STUART-Imagine your eyesight weakening slowly over time until eventually you’re unable to drive at night. Teresa Williams experienced this over the course of several months and found it frightening. It was having an effect on her personal life. She was always worried...
17th Annual Robert F. Novins Memorial Golf for Life Tournament

17th Annual Robert F. Novins Memorial Golf for Life Tournament

STUART-The 17th Annual Robert F. Novins Memorial Golf for Life Tournament and Reception was a success.  The brother and sister team of Carson Novins and Beth Novins started the tournament in memory of their father, who died of colon cancer.  The amazing committee...
FSU students get hands-on experience at VIM

FSU students get hands-on experience at VIM

STUART-Getting hands-on experience for medical students is crucial to their careers. The partnership Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) Clinic has with Florida State University (FSU) College of Medicine has made this opportunity available. Two FSU students, Karolain Garcia...
Mary Colantuoni had five cancerous polyps removed

Mary Colantuoni had five cancerous polyps removed

Mary Colantuoni was grieving over the death of her son who died from a medication allergy. It seemed as if she had nowhere to go and life was getting hard. Colantuoni visited the Martin County Health Department (MCHD) and explained her recent struggles. She needed...
Stuart Green Market donates to VIM

Stuart Green Market donates to VIM

STUART-Bernie Malone and Pat Bradley from Stuart Green Market stopped in and surprised us with a lovely gift thanking us for what we provide to the community. Thank you, Bernie, Pat, and Stuart Green Market for giving Martin County a wonderful venue each Sunday...
The Lyric Theatre helps VIM

The Lyric Theatre helps VIM

STUART-The Lyric Theatre hosted a comedy special, Capitol Steps ‘Orange is the New Barack’ on January 12th. The cast members sing song parodies and create edgy skits on stage for entertainment and partial proceeds go to Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) Clinic each year....

Volunteer Appreciation Party 2017

STUART- Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) Clinic hosted its 2017 Volunteer Appreciation Party at the Stuart Yacht and Country Club. Magic filled the air, everyone socialized while enjoying delicious appetizers and an open bar. The VIM Clinic is thankful for the dedication...