Archive for the Women’s Health Category

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 […]

No Time for Incontinence?
June 4, 2019

A third of all adult women struggle with incontinence, the medical term for the leakage of urine. Depending on the severity of your incontinence, this condition can greatly impact your […]

Love Your Lymph Nodes too!
May 15, 2019

Life is full of possibilities and adventures to come.  Slowing down after beating breast cancer is NOT an option. Dr. Nicholas Panetta, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon for USF Health […]

Be A Well Woman
May 9, 2019

What is a well woman? The well woman is well informed and in control of her own health, beginning with an annual well woman exam. The well woman exam is […]

Connect. Appreciate. Respond. Empower.
April 26, 2019

There are special people in this world, who lift our spirits and care for us in ways that give us comfort. Our compassionate team of heath care providers connect with […]

Breaking Up With Your Thyroid
April 12, 2019

There are certain parts of our bodies we just cannot live without — you would think your thyroid is one of them. But, if faced with the need to remove […]

Load up on the Cabbage and Veggies
March 15, 2019

Did you know that corned beef and cabbage is actually a St. Patrick’s Day and Irish-American tradition?  In the Irish homeland, the traditional St. Patrick’s Day meal eaten is lamb […]

My Relationship with My Thyroid
February 19, 2019

The thyroid gland is one of those organs we like to blame things on. When we are feeling out of sorts, we have a tendency to say, “it must be my thyroid.” […]

Affairs of the Heart: Gender Matters
February 8, 2019

In the battle of the sexes regarding heart health–women verses men–does one gender have an advantage over the other? Women tend to live longer than men. Does this imply women […]

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