Tag: Ricardo Estape M.D.

Memory ‘Laps’ at Relay for Life 2017

Sandy Paster had been involved with the American Cancer Society’s annual fundraiser, Relay for Life, for more than six years,...

March 8, 2017

Fibroid Surgery Risks Explained

When Ethicon, a division of Johnson & Johnson, in July voluntarily recalled a tool gynecologic surgeons had been using to...

September 10, 2014

Watch Now: Children After Cervical Cancer

Anaelvys Espinoza-Ruiz was engaged to be married when she found out she had cervical cancer. While the removal of her...

August 5, 2014

Super-Heated Treatment for Ovarian Cancer

Surgeons treating women with recurring ovarian cancer have a new approach that is showing some promise in improving survival rates....

June 9, 2014

A Mother’s Miracle

This Mother’s Day, mothers from all over will celebrate the miracle of parenthood. For Qynata Henry-Nairn, 34, mother to 2-month...

May 9, 2014

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Latest Case Against Too Many Sugary...

Sugary drinks fuel weight gain and the U.S. obesity epidemic among adults and children, elevating the risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases, physicians, dietitians...

Spotlight on Thyroid Cancer, An Increasingly...

When actress Sofia Vergara recently opened up on television about her experience with thyroid cancer, she helped shine a spotlight on this increasingly common cancer....

Veins and Vein Diseases Explained

Blood vessels are like pipes that carry blood throughout the body. While arteries carry oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the organs, our veins have...

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness is...

Lower extremity peripheral artery disease, or PAD, is underdiagnosed, undertreated and “underappreciated” in the U.S., despite its prevalence with an estimated 8.5 million Americans, primarily...

Facts About Third Doses of Vaccines...

People with immune systems that are moderately to severely compromised, including many cancer patients, make up about 3 percent of the adult population and are...

Answers to the Top-Searched Health Questions

Thanks to the Internet, answers to almost any question are available with a few clicks of the mouse – including questions about health concerns.  Millions...

COVID-19 Roundup: Children Make Up 27%...

Pediatricians: Children Currently Represent Slightly More Than a Quarter of New COVID Weekly Cases Children make up slightly more than a quarter of the country’s...

Miami Cancer Institute Study Holds Promise...

Because it is elusive and can go undetected until it has spread elsewhere in the body, pancreatic cancer is particularly deadly, with a mortality rate...

COVID, Kids and School: Seven Simple...

This time last year, the coronavirus pandemic kept Florida’s schools closed and forced students to continue their virtual learning from home. Now, with another school...

Senior Olympian Competing Again With Pain-Free...

David Host, a retired teacher who became a “senior Olympian,” will turn 70 this year. A standout example of fitness defying age, Mr. Host displays...