From the PCMA President

Men’s Health Month

Each June, Central Florida Health News shifts its focus to men’s health. According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the second-most common cancer in men in the nation, surpassed only by skin cancer. While 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, a person’s risk can be largely determined by specific […]

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Honoring the Nurses

There’s a force at work every moment of every day, and it plays a vital role in safeguarding the health and well-being of our families, friends, and neighbors. That force is composed of dedicated nurses. These unsung heroes are the heart of the healthcare system, providing compassionate care and expertise around the clock. Their impact

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Healthy Aging & You

Seniors make up a significant percentage of our population here in Central Florida. In fact, the Sunshine State has the second highest number of people older than 65, surpassed only by California. As of 2021, 4.6 million seniors called Florida home. If we’re being honest, that number is probably a lot higher now considering the

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Furry Tails and Pet Pals

For centuries, humans have found companionship in animals. The relationships forged with our pets — whether they’re dogs and cats or turtles and horses — serve an important purpose for many of us. The benefits don’t end at companionship and affection. Pets can also be beneficial to your health! Walking and playing with pets can

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The Heart of the Matter

Hearts are THE topic of conversation every February, and we wholeheartedly endorse that. (See what we did there?) While cupids and candy hearts may dominate the majority of February’s buzz, there’s something even more important that is celebrated this month: heart health. According to the CDC, one person dies every 33 seconds from cardiovascular disease

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Merry & Bright

December brings some of the most anticipated holidays of the year. Unfortunately, it can also bring more stress because it’s Open Enrollment time for ACA marketplace health plans. Don’t fret! Check out the primer in this edition of Central Florida Health News.  This is our Health and Beauty edition, so inside we take a look

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