According to the American Cancer Society, ovarian cancer ranks fifth in cancer deaths among women. A woman’s chances of being diagnosed are 1 in 78. The disease is often detected at its later stages because the initial symptoms may not be noticeable or attributed to other common conditions. Dr.
By age 50, up to 80 percent of women have developed uterine fibroids. While many women don’t experience pain or symptoms from their fibroids, 25 percent will need treatment to manage their pain or heavy bleeding as a result of uterine fibroids. Women who experience pain from their fibroids…
School is back in session across college campuses in Florida and with the increase of popular synthetic drugs such as fentanyl and fake pills, parents should educate their college student on how to protect themselves. This talk with your college student is more than the old-school D.A.R.E talks held…
August is National Breastfeeding Month, a great opportunity to speak with a lactation consultant on what mothers should know and expect during their breastfeeding journey. Bobbi Taman, an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant at UF Health North, shared her expertise in how to educate and advocate for women and their babies. Bobbi has been helping mothers breastfeed for the past 15 years of her career.
My name is Greg Armagost. I spent over 30 years as a front-line law enforcement first responder. After retirement, I was diagnosed with PTSD and moderate TBI. I also deal with significant pain as a result of on-the-job injuries resulting in nine joint surgeries.
The holiday season is upon us, and after safely distancing from family and friends over the past year and a half, many of us are ready to get back to celebrating, showing thanks and creating new memories with our friends and family. Here are a few ways to stay healthy during the festivities.
Flu season is here, and the ever-changing environment and ongoing pandemic may raise a few more questions about how to stay healthy.
UF Health Family Medicine provider describes different types of sinus infections, causes and treatments.
Health protocols from the COVID-19 pandemic have also unfortunately contributed to worsening obesity in children. As kids are back in school routines, planning healthy lunches can be one major strategy to lower their risk of obesity.
As COVID-19 cases are decreasing and many are getting vaccinated, some of us still have some anxiety about getting back to normal. Here are a few tips for safely emerging back into the world, along with reminders to respect everyone's choices.