IN THIS EDITION of Central Florida Doctor magazine, you’ll read about some of the key issues facing members of the medical industry who provide quality health care to our seniors in the region. As an area that attracts many retirees and snowbirds for its mild winters and peaceful senior communities, quality medical care for these […]
IN THIS EDITION of Central Florida Doctor magazine, you’ll read about the risks versus benefits of telemedicine. The term “telemedicine” seems to some like it’s a relatively new concept, but in reality, various telemedicine services have been in existence for decades. The difference between telemedicine now and telemedicine 15 years ago is what has industry
IN THIS EDITION (August 2015) of Central Florida Health News, medical experts weigh in on topics to help improve you or a loved one’s mental health. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a staggering one in five Americans will suffer from anxiety or depression in their lifetime.
IN THIS EDITION of Central Florida Doctor magazine, we’re focusing on several legislative and technological topics that affect the healthcare industry, and that of our patients. For example, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently put forth the decision that all Partially Hydrogenated Oils (PHOs) must be removed from the U.S. food supply
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 2009 than breast, prostate, colon, and lung cancers combined.
EVERY JUNE, Men’s Health Month is emphasized across the country with screenings, health fairs, and educational events. These efforts are to help ensure that every male, from boyhood to retirement years, is enlightened about some of the health risks that affect more men than women. Some of these health risks are life-threatening dangers, but the
IN THIS EDITION of Central Florida Doctor magazine, we’re focusing on several topics that affect the financial aspects of the healthcare industry, both on the patient’s side of receiving care and the physician’s side of giving it.
By the time this letter reaches you voting day has come and gone, and hopefully you were able to set aside some time to make it out to the polls on November 4. Between the highly debated topic of medical marijuana, the continued legislative issues brought about by the Affordable Care Act, the potential threat
As Thanksgiving quickly approaches and swiftly thereafter we will be swung into the hectic pace of the holiday season, now is the best time to count our blessings. At this time of year, we should try to show our gratitude to our loved ones and friends who support us through thick and thin. For those
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and, while this disease is serious and at times life threatening, it should not be looked at with fear. We at the Polk County Medical Association (PCMA) are here to help educate and equip the members of our community to live healthier lives, and subsequently, hopefully prevent serious illnesses