Monthly Archives: March 2012

Coconut Oil Benefits

Mar, 29, 2012 Xiomara Umana Blog 0

So, I was strolling through the aisles of Whole Foods and couldn’t help but notice that there was a large display of coconut oil and every other person seemed the need to place it in their cart so I decided to look up the benefits of consuming coconut oil. Read the benefits of it: The …

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Hand made jewelry pieces for local charities

Mar, 22, 2012 Xiomara Umana Blog 0

Both Judy and I hand make jewelry pieces and donate them to local charity events for Mt. Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center, Phil’s Elite Friends, Alzheimer’s Association, MJHS Notables, rehabilitation centers who fund raise so they can purchase state of the art equipment or computer labs for our seniors, and cancer centers. We enjoy creating the unique pieces and hope …

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Give your memory a workout!

Mar, 20, 2012 Xiomara Umana Blog 0

I found this site that personalizes a memory training program just for you! Remember, working out your brain is just as important as your physical workout.  

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Coconut oil & Alzheimer’s

Mar, 15, 2012 Xiomara Umana Blog 0

I was at a meeting this week and it was brought up to my attention that there is good evidence that coconut oil in one’s diet slows down the progression of Alzheimer’s so I did a bit of research. Click on the link below to read a very good article where a  gentleman with Alzheimer’s showed positive …

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MJHS Young Professionals

Mar, 09, 2012 Xiomara Umana Blog 0

  The Young Professionals for Miami Jewish Health Systems recently held its third happy hour of the season at Chalk Lounge in Miami Beach.  Participants enjoyed an evening  of complimentary Russian vodka cocktails, ping-pong, billiards and networking, Miami style.  The event also featured an exclusive wine tasting presented by Jack Bakal.  To top the evening …

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New member of nursing advisory board

Mar, 02, 2012 Xiomara Umana Blog 0

I am proud to announce that as of today I became a member of the Nursing Advisory Board of Professional Training Centers (PTC). This is such an honor as I have been asked to work along side with their Dean of Academics, Dr. Juan Carlos Ramirez, PTC faculty and other community partners to better the nursing …

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