Sun Smart Tips

Powered by by Veronica Versari, MD What is the best way to protect myself from the sun? Limit your exposure to UV rays but do not completely avoid the outdoors. It is healthy to engage in outdoor physical activity as long as you follow some rules: Apply sunscreen Wear a shirt Put on a hat Use sunglasses (protects sensitive skin and eyes) Seek shade More...

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By Online Contributor On Thursday, May 4th, 2017
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Stronger Bones — Naturally

Powered by By: Dr. Virgilio Sanchez There are over 10 million people in the U.S. diagnosed with osteoporosis and just about 50% of all women between 45-70 years of age suffer from it to a certain degree. Osteoporosis More...

By Online Contributor On Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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Know the Signs of Colon Cancer

Powered by Introduction Colon cancer is cancer that starts in the colon.  This is very similar to cancer that starts in the rectal area and the two types, colon and rectal cancers, are often grouped together and More...

By Online Contributor On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
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Signs of Heart Disease

Powered by When it comes to heart disease the most effective treatment is preventing it in the first place. Most of us are familiar with the main risk factors of smoking, high blood pressure, a diet rich in cholesterol More...

By Online Contributor On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Help Yourself to Heart Health

Powered by According to the Heart Association, more than 80,000,000 Americans have some form of heart disease. Four culprits – smoking, diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol – play a major role in contributing More...

By Online Contributor On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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Understanding Heart Disease

Powered by   By Dr. Arnold Needleman When it comes to heart disease the most effective treatment is preventing it in the first place. Most of us are familiar with the main risk factors of smoking, high blood More...

By Online Contributor On Thursday, November 10th, 2016
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Dr. Arnold Needleman on Diabetes

Powered by By Dr. Arnold Needleman What is the difference between Type I and Type II diabetes? People with Type I diabetes (about 10% of diabetics) have an absolute deficiency in insulin and require insulin More...

By Online Contributor On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
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Breast Cancer: A Focus on Screening

Powered by By: Dr. Veronica Versari Breast cancer is the most common non-skin cancer and the second deadliest cancer in women. It is estimated that 234,580 US women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer More...

By Online Contributor On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
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Health Alert: Diabetes Affecting Many Latinos/Hispanics

  Powered by By: Dr. Virgilio Sanchez Diabetes Mellitus (Type II) is one of the most serious health problems facing the Latinos/Hispanics in the United States. It is estimated that a Latino born today has More...

By Online Contributor On Tuesday, July 5th, 2016
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July is Summer Safety Month!

Powered by What is the best way to protect myself from the sun? Limit your exposure to UV rays but do not completely avoid the outdoors. It is healthy to engage in outdoor physical activity as long as you follow More...