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Submitted by: Christopher R. Williams, MD | Urology Consultants, Inc Prostate Cancer (PC) is very common amongst American men. Approximately 175,000 new cases will be diagnosed in 2019. PC has been a topic of much discussion and debate over the past 5 years. The United States Preventive Task Force (USPSTF) is largely...

By Danielle Ofri   You are at your daughter’s recital and you get a call that your elderly patient’s son needs to talk to you urgently. A colleague has a family emergency and the hospital needs you to work a double shift. Your patient’s M.R.I. isn’t covered and the only option is...

The NEFMSF has announced the 2019 Scholarship winners.   Atkins Scholar: Robert Smalls McIntosh Scholar: Ricardo Stewart Cornerstone Scholars: Chasity Bythwood Mombo Ngu Laujuryn Feacher Olivia Walker The Scholarship Awards Ceremony will be held at The Florida Blue Conference Center Date: June 12, 2019 Time: 6:00 PM Address: 4800 Deerwood Campus Parkway Jacksonville, FL 32246 The members of the NEFMS congratulate these outstanding students...

The Northeast Florida Medical Society Foundation received a $10,000 contribution from the Florida Blue Foundation. to help continue with its mission of providing at least  5, $5,000 scholarships to underrepresenting students from Duval County who have been accepted to College or University and will Major in a S.T.E.M. subject. The N.E.F.M.S.F...

    Congratulations to our 2018 Scholarship Winners.   Shameer Boursiquot, Stanton College Prep McIntosh Award Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida Christina Demps, Darnell-Cookman Cornerstone Award Biology/Medicine, University of Florida Glenda Frierson, Paxon School for Advanced Studies Cornerstone Award Chemistry/Pediatric Radiology, Spelman College Dionna Shine, Darnell-Cookman Cornerstone Award Pharmacy, University of Florida Mark Wilkins, Paxon School for Advanced Studies - Atkins Award Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt University...

You might worry about what’s wrong with you. You might feel annoyed because you’re not getting other things done. Then when you see your doctor or nurse, the visit seems to be so short. You might have only a few minutes to explain your symptoms and concerns. Later that day, you...

Rogers Cain MD, RPh. Obesity means having too much body fat. It is different from being overweight, which means weighing too much. The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for his or her height. Overview Obesity...

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...