WPBF 25's Health & Wellness Festival with Dr. Oz
Throughout the lower level of The Gardens Mall
It's time to get serious about your health South Florida, that's why Dr. Oz is coming to see you personally! WPBF 25's Health & Wellness Festival 2013 at The Gardens Mall featuring America's Doctor: Dr. Mehmet Oz. It all happens on Saturday, March 23 from 10am-6pm. Get your questions answered by Dr. Oz and dozens of local medical and wellness experts, plus learn about the newest life-changing treatments and medical procedures. The best part of all, it's free!
The Gardens Mall Grand Court
10:30-11:15am - Brain Matters Research presents Alzheimer’s: The Brain Betrayed
Brain Matters Research, nationally recognized for its ground-breaking Alzheimer’s research, will explore new cutting-edge treatment options. Find out how you and your family members can detect Alzheimer’s earlier. Neurologist Dr. Mark Brody will also discuss strategies for prevention, new opportunities to participate in clinical trials, and answer questions from attendees.
Noon-1:00pm - Dr. Mehmet Oz: All About You!
Change your life! No amount of tips, tricks or information can make you want to make a life change. Only one thing can do it - that's the way you FEEL! Dr. Oz will share the life-changing lessons he's learned during his time as a heart surgeon and Emmy-award winning talk show host. He'll take a deeper look at motivation and what makes people the most likely to make that change. America’s Doctor will show you how to use the right balance of science and entertainment to engage in a new course for life. Finally, Dr. Oz brings it all into focus with a look at obesity and weight-loss and how to use all these newly revealed tools in your daily routine.
1:00-1:30pm - Viewer Questions for Dr. Oz
Dr. Oz doing what he does best - answering your health questions! No topic is off the table and everyone benefits from his wisdom on everything from anti-aging treatments, weight-loss, diseases, to his own personal life. Submit your questions ahead of time at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1:45-2:30pm - South Florida Radiation Oncology
South Florida Radiation Oncology experts talk about predicting and preventing breast, lung, prostate and skin cancers. Learn the newest ways to fight the deadly diseases and what to ask your own doctor. Plus, get an in-depth look at the health psychology involved with cancer patients and their unique nutritional needs. Speakers include: Radiation Oncologists, Dr. Alex Mirakian & Dr. Jerome Spunberg, as well as Dietitian and Health Psychologist, Dr. Cindy Collins.
2:30-3:00pm - Dr. Oz Photo Opportunity
No one will ever believe you met him unless you have a picture to show to all your friends! This is your chance to get your photo with Dr. Oz. Come early, because everyone will want one!
All Day Events
Meet the WPBF 25 News Anchors
Meet your favorite WPBF 25 News personalities such as: Tiffany Kenney, Todd McDermott, Felicia Rodriguez, Paul Lagrone, Mike Lyons, Sandra Shaw and more! Get up close and personal with the people who deliver Live, Local, Late Breaking coverage of South Florida’s news and weather every day. Get to know them even better and get your photo too! Visit our mobile news studio in Grand Court near the main stage.
WPBF 25 First Alert Weather - Mini Meteorologist Auditions
Calling all future Meteorologists! Miami Children’s Hospital Nicklaus Outpatient Center presents Mini Meteorologist Auditions, where children of all ages can meet the WPBF 25 First Alert Weather Team. See how we use a green screen to bring you the most accurate and compelling weather forecasts each day on TV! One lucky child will win the opportunity to appear with WPBF 25 First Alert Severe Weather Expert, Mike Lyons, during a LIVE newscast! Join Mike Lyons, Sandra Shaw, Felicia Rodriguez and Justin Mosley next to the WPBF 25 Kid Zone near Nordstrom.
WPBF.com Digital Center
They're the digital geniuses behind WPBF 25’s online and digital news coverage. See how we get Live, Local, Late Breaking news to you faster. Learn how to get the most impressive apps connecting phone or tablet to our newsroom. Whether it’s online, on your smart phone, Facebook or Twitter, we’re fielding your questions about what we do every day. Plus, stop by and enter to win a new i-Pad Mini! The WPBF.com Digital Center is located in Grand Court near the main stage.
WPBF 25 - Healthy Cooking Chef's Corner
Make your meals healthier with local experts! See for yourself the simple, cost-effective and low-calorie meals that will change the way you cook for yourself or your family. Join Chef William Redmond from Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center at the kitchen inside Williams & Sonoma for super easy, heart healthy, every day recipes!
WPBF 25 - Kid Zone
It’s not all about adults - bring the kids and grandkids to see the magic of South Florida’s Banana Peel Circus! Enjoy FREE face painting, spectacular jugglers and fascinating balloon artists. The WPBF 25 Kid Zone is located near Nordstrom and is sponsored by Dynamic Pediatric Dentistry for Children, PLC.