Archive for the Family Medicine Category

USF Health rapidly expands telehealth to keep patients connected to medical specialists
March 31, 2020

The current coronavirus outbreak is not preventing USF Health patients from seeing their providers. As the pandemic grew last week and most of Florida shifted to working remotely – and […]

Medical Acronym Quiz – What is a PA?
January 7, 2020

The physician assistant (PA) is an essential part of the USF Health team. PAs care for patients every day, working closely with physicians, nurses, and other care providers across USF […]

Digital Sanity Tool Kit for Parents – Part II
December 19, 2019

Going against the will of a teenager is not easy and can cause stressful situations to arise from literally nowhere, especially the first time he or she receives a message […]

Digital Sanity Tool Kit for Parents
December 19, 2019

If you have a teenager, you may be in a tailspin on what to do about that phone, not to mention their laptop, iPad, and TV usage. On one hand, […]

Five Healthy Eating Tips for Enjoying the Holiday Season
December 17, 2019

The holiday season whirlwind is upon us, a flurry of activities and engagements from holiday gatherings to shopping for presents. We feel time-pressed, and eating right can seem pointless with […]

Managing Chronic Conditions with the Keto Diet
December 12, 2019

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food,” a quote often credited to Hippocrates. A variety of diets have come and gone. Still, the Keto diet has been […]

Teen Vaping – Awareness and Prevention
November 22, 2019

Parental awareness and preventive conversations are essential to keeping our teens safe from vaping.  This health concern has been escalating in the news, and parents need to know this common […]

Diabetes Distress, Coping and Thriving
November 20, 2019

When the onset of type 1 diabetes occurs, there may be confusion and denial. The symptoms of type 1 diabetes can mask themselves as a multitude of other things, and […]

Acupuncture, Opioids, and Pain Management
November 4, 2019

“Pain is such an uncomfortable feeling that even a tiny amount of it is enough to ruin every enjoyment.’” Will Rogers Chasing a pain-free existence is a daily challenge for many […]

The Candy Debate – Kids vs. Parents
October 24, 2019

Mountains and mountains of candy is every kid’s dream when it comes to Halloween. Parents don’t want to steal their joy, but cringe at the thought of a mountain of […]

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