Infant CPR

To most people a baby crying might not be the best sound. But to Talisha Torres it was music to her ears after little Christopher Whelan started choking on a green bean. “I whipped off his table and I unbuckled him and threw him over my knee,” said Talisha. It may not sound like the typical […]

August 15, 2011

Pregnant? More reasons to get the flu shot.

If you’re pregnant during flu season, you’ve got an extra reason to get a flu shot. Expectant mothers who received the influenza vaccine were less likely to have premature or smaller infants, according to a new study released Tuesday in PLoS Medicine.

Researchers found that those who had received an influenza vaccine were 72% less likely to have a premature birth and 69% less likely to have a smaller than expected baby.

June 6, 2011

All Patients are Created Equal . . .

Dr. Bernick believes strongly that healthcare professionals have an obligation to help improve the quality of health of all individuals and does not deny care based on weight or other prejudicial reasons. Dr. Bernick cares for women irrespective of race, religion, sexual orientation, medical condition, age, weight or other discriminatory factors.

May 18, 2011

Dr. Bernick – “Most Recommended Physicians – as Chosen by Peers & Point Ranking”

Dr. Brian A. Bernick will be featured in the July 2011 book release,

Most Recommended Physicians – as Chosen by Peers and Point Ranking

April 11, 2011

Dr. Bernick to be included in the 2011 South Florida Super Doctors list

Dr. Brian A. Bernick has been named by South Florida Super Doctors magazine as one of the top doctors in South Florida for 2011. Only five percent of the doctors in the South Florida are named by Super Doctors.

March 23, 2011

Car Seat Recommendations for Children

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) advises parents to keep their toddlers in rear-facing car seats until age 2, … and in a belt-positioning booster seat until they have reached 4 feet 9 inches tall and are between 8 and 12 years of age.

Understanding Cancer in Women

You can reduce your risk of getting cancer by adopting a healthy lifestyle, paying attention to how your body feels and looks, and having regular checkups. What Is Cancer? Healthy cells that make up the body’s tissues grow, divide, and replace themselves on a regular basis. Sometimes old cells do not die when they should […]

March 18, 2011

Vitamin D

Several authorities are finding a link between vitamin D deficiency and various disorders or illnesses. Vitamin D also plays a role in cellular metabolism … that it may improve a number of medical disorders including: Osteoporosis (Bone loss), Cancer (including Colon, Breast, Prostate, Ovaries, other), Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Stroke, Autoimmune Disease, Depression, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Obesity, Musculoskeletal and connective tissue disorders, Respiratory-tract disorders such as Asthma and Influenza, Ovulatory disorders and Infertility, especially in women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), and Others

March 15, 2011

Stop Your Periods From Controlling Your Life!

Say “No More” to heavy, painful or irregular periods with the NovaSure procedure, the quick, safe and simple one-time treatment …

January 2, 2011

Influenza Vaccine and Pregnancy

Influenza is a highly contagious virus that can cause serious illness. Each year, more than 200,000 people are hospitalized because of influenza, and thousands die from the disease. Women who are pregnant face an increased risk for complications with the illness. Vaccination is the best way to protect the mother and unborn child. How does […]

December 20, 2010