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Changing a Sunshine State of Mind

Three Local Skin Cancer Survivors Share Their Stories and Lessons Learned Tammy Whitehead basically lived at the beach every weekend as a teenager.  “We used baby oil to get fried,”

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In My Opinion … with Dr. Joy Jackson

CENTRAL FLORIDA DOCTOR (CFDr): In your opinion, what are some of the top medical concerns for baby boomers in Florida?

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Healthy Skin: Not forsaking the most common cancer

CAN YOU NAME the most common form of cancer? For your health (and information!), the answer is, by far, skin cancer. The American Cancer Society maintains that of the main

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Medical Advice: Your breast cancer fast facts and why raising awareness is so important

FAR TOO MANY families know the worry, fear, and anguish when a friend, family member or loved one receives a cancer diagnosis. Some people reading this article may have been

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Practicing in the field of telemedicine

Do the risks still far outweigh the benefits? THE HEALTHCARE LANDSCAPE has changed radically in recent years. Implementation of the Affordable Care Act, expanding roles for nurse practitioners and physician

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Healthy Skin: Protect your skin and keep healthy

DERMATOLOGY’S main focus is to protect your skin and to keep you healthy and safe. The best thing you can do for your skin is to use sunscreen on a

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POP QUIZ … Sun exposure: What you don’t know CAN hurt you

A little skin protection knowledge now could save your life later LIVING IN THE SUNSHINE STATE, we’ve all heard about the dangers of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation. However, it

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PCMA Letter: The most common of all cancers

DID YOU KNOW that skin cancer is the most common of all cancers? To give you an example, more people in the United States were diagnosed with skin cancer in

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Publisher’s Note: The Florida resident’s risk for skin cancer

IN THIS EDITION of Central Florida Health News, we bring to light the importance of sun safety and how you can protect yourself from damaging ultraviolet (UV) rays that lead

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Medical Advice: New ‘Sun’s Up’ project to help residents and visitors stay safe from UV radiation

AS SCHOOL comes to a close and the thermometer begins to climb, it is a good time to remember the importance of protecting our skin from the harsh rays of