Quick Snips: Health Awareness

Modern bathroom with white tile and appliances - Bath Safety Month

From Mundane to Menacing: Practicing Bath Safety

By: Michael Ditillo, DO, FACS | January 29, 2020, By: Lourdes Castanon, MD, FACS | January 29, 2020

A daily staple of our lives, the bathroom seems mundane and unthreatening. But did you know it's the most dangerous room in the house for our more vulnerable populations, such as kids and older adults? In observance of Bath Safety Month, check out the potential hazards hiding in your bathroom and what you can do to keep your family safe.

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Summer Safety: Avoiding Unexpected Burns

By: Lourdes Castanon, MD, FACS | June 18, 2019

Summertime is synonymous with fun and freedom. But did you know the season also comes with some unique safety concerns? You're probably already aware of the risk of sunburn and the need to protect your skin with sunscreen, but you should also be cautious about burns, which can come from unlikely culprits. Read on to find out what to watch out for and how to stay safe.

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vLog: Skin Cancer 101 with Dr. James Warneke

By: James A. Warneke, MD, FACS | February 28, 2019

How much do you know about skin cancer? With one in five Americans expected to develop skin cancer in their lifetimes, it's important to know what to watch out for as well as your treatment options if you do develop the disease. General surgeon Dr. James Warneke sat down with us and answered some of the most commonly asked questions about skin cancer.

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