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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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