Tag: Jane Mendez M.D.

Breast Cancer Treatment Becomes Personal

Today’s breast cancer treatment has evolved into highly personalized care that begins at the molecular level and covers not only...

October 28, 2021

Miami Cancer Institute Expert: “You Can Reduce...

As part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Resource editors spoke with Jane Mendez, M.D., chief of breast surgery at...

October 26, 2021

Fear of COVID-19 Almost Leads to a...

As a clinical art therapist for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Morgen Chesonis-Gonzalez is always diligent about getting her annual mammogram...

October 13, 2021

Swollen Lymph Nodes after COVID-19 Vaccine NOT...

A small number of women have noticed enlarged lymph nodes after receiving the coronavirus vaccine and are mistaking them for...

February 25, 2021

12 Common Breast Cancer Myths Dispelled

So, you’re on top of your breast health. Great! You understand your risk factors. You do your monthly self-exams and...

October 8, 2020

Breast Cancer Prevention: What You Need to...

When it comes to breast cancer prevention, awareness and living healthy are at the top of the list. “While age...

October 2, 2019

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According to public health experts, three respiratory viruses – COVID, flu and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) — are all expected to surge this fall and...

Roundup: Death Rate from Heart Disease...

COVID Pandemic Reversed Decade of Progress in Lowering Heart-Disease Death Rate in U.S., Says CDC Preliminary Data Before 2020, death rates from heart disease had...

Update on Acne

Acne, also commonly known as pimples or zits, takes many forms and usually plagues teens and young adults — but can also affect people of...

Smokeout 2022: Concerning Trends Spur Vital...

About 34 million American adults still smoke cigarettes – while at least 2.5 million teenagers and an estimated 6 million young adults use smokeless tobacco...

Triumphing Over Diabetes: With Awareness and...

Leo Haviv was preparing for heart surgery when he learned he has type 2 diabetes. He recalls arguing with the medical staff — he never...