Archive for the General Internal Medicine Category

Conversations with Our Daughters About Breast Health
October 10, 2019

As girls begin to develop they ask themselves “what are normal breasts supposed to look and feel like?” As women age, they continue to ask themselves the same question, and […]

Make Time for Walking
October 9, 2019

It’s a great season to be outdoors, go out for a walk, enjoy Florida’s expansive blue skies and natural wonder, all while getting some regular exercise. According to the American […]

Handwashing, an Amazing Safeguard
October 9, 2019

Did you know there is something so simple that we can do daily to protect ourselves from germs?  Washing our hands! “Regular and effective handwashing has proven to reduce the […]

Kids and High Cholesterol
September 18, 2019

Encourage your children to be active and make heart healthy choices. Childhood obesity is on the rise, and with it comes, higher cholesterol levels and diabetes. Typically kids with high […]

All About Statins
September 18, 2019

There are so many medical terms to understand surrounding managing cholesterol, now let’s add statins. Statins are a class of drugs commonly prescribed by cardiologists to lower cholesterol in the […]

Cholesterol Confusion
September 18, 2019

Change can cause confusion, especially with how many factors relate to cholesterol management and plaque buildup. Medical innovation and clinical trials are helping to fuel adjustments to cholesterol management in […]

Earbud Usage Limits
September 10, 2019

Earbuds have become so integrated into many of our daily activities, we don’t even think about them. So compact, they fit in our ear and work right into our lives […]

Be Prepared Not To Fall
July 31, 2019

Preventive health care is something we practice in order to stay healthy, enjoy a good quality of life and increase our life span. While many Americans work very hard at […]

Customized Sun Protection
July 25, 2019

Although following general sun protection tips are important, there are also extra precautions for each of us, based on our individual needs. When USF Health dermatologist Dr. Lucia Seminario-Vidal meets […]

Stay in the Shade
July 16, 2019

Relaxing in the Florida sun. Nothing better, right? Unfortunately, a sunburn can appear that evening and damage to our skin can appear years from now. It’s good to keep in […]

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