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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — When the new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science being built in downtown Miami opens in 2016 it will have a special gallery which will focus on health.
Baptist Health South Florida is giving the museum $5 million for health and wellness programs. Some of thefunding also will pay for transportation for Miami-Dade County public school students to visit the museum.
Museum President and CEO Gillian Thomas says the Baptist Health People & Science Gallery will teach people “how to make better choices for a healthy life.”
Officials say the gallery will allow visitors to use technology to explore different lifestyle choices. It will include zones highlighting the psychology of eating, meditation techniques, body language, brain functions and technology for prosthetics and surgery.
Earlier Tuesday, President Barack Obama met with Dr. Brantly and his wife, Amber, in the Oval Office.
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