It’s the myth that just won’t die: You need a “base tan” to start the summer season and help protect you against sunburn. This belief is not only false, but it’s also dangerous. Because May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month,
While the controversy surrounding measles vaccine rages on, our family doctors in Delray Beach thought you should know some facts about measles, especially a little-known, but ultimately fatal result that can appear years after infection. What is measles? First, let’s look at
If you feel extremely tired, have trouble concentrating, and suffer from a constellation of unusual aches and pains that tend to come and go, you may have encountered skepticism and even derision from your friends, family, employers, and insurers that
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, killing 289,758 women in 2013—about a quarter of all female deaths. And although heart disease is
You’ve had an exhausting day, you’re dead tired and you can’t wait to climb into bed. You crawl under the covers, flip off the light, and sleep begins to overtake you. Suddenly you have an overwhelming compulsion to move your
Because one of the specialties your primary care doctors at Cohen Medical Associates in Delray Beach, Florida, offers is senior care, we often encounter patients who worry that they are developing Parkinson’s disease (PD). This is not unusual, because Parkinson’s affects
Last year a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) caused some concern when it showed that not only were colon cancer deaths rising among younger white people, but that the cancers diagnosed in this population were more advanced and more deadly than those normally found in older Americans. That study confirmed results from others released in the last few years.