Skin Cancer Risk: Video

Skin Cancer Risk Video

Did you know that 1 in 5 people will develop skin cancer during their lifetime? With such staggering numbers, it's more important than ever to educate yourself on the dangers of UV rays. Watch our video to learn more about how to protect yourself, and which states have the highest risk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLWeZOxH_mI See the full ... Read More...

Q&A: What Do I Need to Know About UV Safety?

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July is UV Safety Month. As we've reached the summer solstice, it's important to be aware of the harmful UV rays that are currently at their peak. Understanding what UV rays are, why they can be dangerous, and how to protect yourself is the best way you can keep your skin healthy (and your eyes too!). Keep reading for answers to some common ... Read More...

Skin Cancer Risk Across the U.S.

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It's a fact: Skin cancer rates are rising around the world. That may sound surprising, knowing that we are now more educated than past generations about the harm UV rays can cause to our bodies. But, even with increased education, the prevalence of sunburns continues to go up. Barely one third of Americans wear sunscreen when going outdoors. We ... Read More...

Q+A with Dr. Larry Maxwell: Gynecologic Cancers

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1. What are the GYN cancers and why are they so hard to diagnose? Gynecologic cancers, sometimes referred to as cancers “below the belt,” include uterine (endometrial), cervical, ovarian, vaginal and vulvar. These cancers are extremely difficult to diagnose since most women don’t recognize the symptoms. By the time it’s detected, the ... Read More...

Men’s Health Month: Making Smart Lifestyle Choices

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It's Men's Health Month so take charge of your body - what you put in it and how you take care of it. If you're someone who barely thinks about their health, there's no better time than now to start. We've isolated three areas of your health that you can focus on and make a change: eating well, exercising, and checking in with the doctor. Each of ... Read More...

Prostate Cancer Guide

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Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men. There are many factors that can contribute to developing prostate cancer, some avoidable others not. It's important to know what you can do to help prevent it, as well as what the symptoms are. If you are aware of the symptoms, it's likely you can catch the disease early. Read through this ... Read More...

Taking Care of Your Mental Health

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Did you know that 1 in every 5 American adults will have a mental condition in any given year? Taking care of your mental health is one of the most important things you can do to keep your whole self healthy. While there are varying degrees of mental conditions, as well as a multitude of treatment options, there are a few things you can do to ... Read More...

6 Million Ratings and Reviews

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We've hit a milestone at Vitals with 6 million doctor ratings and reviews on our site! More and more people have turned to the internet to research their care options, and as a result the popularity of doctor reviews has soared. With increasing costs and medical choices, such as urgent care and retail clinics, shopping around for your healthcare ... Read More...

How Much Do You Know About Seasonal Allergies?

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Test your knowledge about seasonal allergies! Need some hints? Take a look at our seasonal allergies infographic to educate yourself. ... Read More...

Seasonal Allergies Guide

Seasonal Allergies

Although warm spring weather is a huge relief from a long, cold winter, once seasonal allergies start it can feel like less of a blessing and more of a curse. Figuring out exactly what you’re allergic to is a great first step to finding relief, and that can be done through an ENT or an allergist. Once you've determined what is causing your ... Read More...