CENTRAL FLORIDA DOCTOR (CFDr): In your opinion, what are some of the top medical concerns for baby boomers in Florida?
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 types of skin cancer, 3.5 million basal and squamous cells skin cancers will be diagnosed and over 73,000 cases of the more deadly melanoma will
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 diagnosed with cancer themselves. Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. This is why taking a month to
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 assistants, meaningful use, and ICD-10 preparation are just the highlights. But one change that often gets overlooked is the rapid expansion of telemedicine.
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 regular basis, especially here in the Sunshine State. When it comes to sunscreen, make sure to choose one that protects from both UVA and UVB
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 doesn’t seem as if we’ve learned enough, because the effects of sun exposure — like skin cancer — are posing as much danger to residents
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.
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 to life-threatening skin cancers, such as melanoma.
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 the sun. Florida offers so many opportunities to get out and enjoy the outdoors, but we need to remain aware of the dangers that come
| Understand the risks and symptoms to help prevent the disease and increase early detection| WHEN YOU HEAR about the dangers of cancer, it’s rarely oral cancer that’s being discussed. Though the death rate for oral cancer is higher than that of cervical cancer, skin cancer, and many others, the disease is barely a blip