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The generous support from Florida Blue Foundation of $10,000 will support two more Duval County inner-city students majoring in a S.T.E.M subject at the college of their choice. This is the third year that the Florida Blue Foundation has supported the Northeast Florida Medical Society Foundation scholarship efforts. The NEFMS...

Early cell changes that can turn into cervical cancer may not need treatment and may get better on their own in 50% of cases, according to a new study. The British Medical Journal research looked at the outcomes of more than 3,000 women and found half of the "moderate" lesions found on routine...

Written by: Megan Brooks DALLAS, TX — For the first time, the intersection between CVD and breast cancer is the focus of an American Heart Association (AHA) scientific statement.[1] The document "will provide a comprehensive overview of the prevalence of these diseases, shared risk factors, the cardiotoxic effects of therapy and the prevention...

NEFMS with the support of Ascension St. Vincent’s completed another successful Mission Trip to Lucea JAMAICA. The Mission participants treated over 500 patients and performed level 1 surgery in a rural Level 3 hospital. This was the first time in 19 years that major surgery was done at Noel Holmes...

Obviously, deeply ingrained racial inequality has a wide range of consequences here in the United States. Some of them like issues of criminal justice and voting rights, are perhaps more starkly evident than others. But racial divides also impact other areas that haven’t traditionally been associated with civil rights. Structures of racism and...

Prostate Cancer Controversy By Dr. Lannis Hall  Controversy and confusion regarding screening for prostate cancer have accelerated since the latest proposal from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force was issued, recommending that healthy men, high-risk individuals (including African-Americans and men with a family history) not receive PSA screening for prostate cancer. The task...

Got a headache that won't subside, a tummy ache that won't taper, or experiencing pain instead of pleasure during sex? Don't downplay it — take heed of these potentially harmful symptoms. By Diana Rodriguez Medically reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, MD, MPH   As women, we tend to brush off aches and pains, discomfort, and fatigue. Who...