Quick Snips: Health Awareness

Summer Safety: Avoiding Unexpected Burns

By: Lourdes Castañón, 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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Could Getting Your Flu Shot Help You Avoid a Silent Killer?

It's never too late to get your flu shot. Along with protecting yourself and others from infection, did you know that getting vaccinated could help you avoid a silent killer? Although the connection isn't fully understood yet, research has uncovered a pattern between flu and aortic aneurysm.

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