Should I be Worried About the Bird Flu?

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Bird Flu Avian Flu Chickens

The U.S has been on heightened vigilance for the bird flu – also known as H5N1 avian flu – following recent poultry outbreaks of the virus in the midwest this past year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed on January 15th, 21016 that a turkey flock in Dubois County, Indiana, was infected with the the virus, making it the first … Read More

Are Latinos less likely to develop skin cancer? Facts and myths

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Latinos Skin Cancer Myth

Cases of melanoma and other skin cancer types among Hispanics in the U.S. are on the rise, according to Integrative Medicine expert, Dr. Joseph Mosquera.   According to a 2015 report by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the rate of new melanoma cases has doubled from 1982 to 2011.  The CDC reports more than 9,000 people in the U.S. … Read More

The Ebola Outbreak: Tips to Prevent Future Health Epidemics

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Dr. Mosquera Commenting on the Ebola Epidemic

Tips to prevent health epidemics and protect your community How does a  disease go from being a dormant threat to a serious and deadly health epidemic? The disease is highly contagious and is likely to spread seamlessly through contact or indirect contact from person to person. It’s important to look back on what health epidemics have occurred and come up … Read More