Three million men in the U.S. are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year, yet more and more physicians are saying prostate screenings and sometimes even treatment are unnecessary. Virgil Dawson, M.D., of the UCF College of Medicine, offers advice for wading through the conflicting recommendations from major healthcare groups.
While some may consider it morbid, we think it’s part of Growing Bolder to embrace the opportunities we have to Move Forward. Give Back.®, not only in life, but in death. See why one couple has decided to will their bodies to medical research and education.
At 57, legendary skateboarder David Hackett is just as gnarly as ever — and still busting some major moves. See how he’s overcome incredible obstacles to stay on the edge and in the moment. Plus, NBA great Kareem Abdual-Jabbar shares lessons learned from his coach and mentor John Wooden.
Deepak Chopra, the guru of mind-body healing, is transforming wellness through JIYO. Find out how his tips can help you lead a healthier, more mindful life. Plus, we take you inside the invitation-only annual event that attracts some of the world’s top experts in healthcare and innovation.
When you or a loved one is sick, chances are the very first thing you do is type in your symptoms online to get some advice. But could this habit make you sicker? A medical school librarian explains how to become a better informed online health sleuth.
More and more physicians and health experts are focusing on issues specific to women. Women’s health expert Dr. Aileen Caceres of the UCF College of Medicine explains which annual check-ups and tests every woman should undergo and shares exciting details on the emerging field of minimally invasive procedures.
Have you or a loved one visited with a gerontologist yet? You may want to consider scheduling an appointment. Sooner rather than later. A physician from the University of Central Florida College of Medicine explains why.
The human genome has been fully mapped and the live-saving benefits are now ushering in the age of personalized medicine and changing the way we fight the disease. Dr. Jane Gibson of the UCF College of Medicine explains how this may affect your future care.
In this episode of Surviving & Thriving, meet a renowned artist in his mid-90s who still paints every day. Find out why he has no plans of living his final years quietly. Plus, a former soldier explains how his wartime experiences in Iraq inspired him to enroll in med school — in his 40s!
Find out how one man has evolved from a college dropout to enlisting in the Army and becoming an Army chaplain’s assistant on the frontlines of the war in Iraq to his current life: a husband, father of two and first-year med student — at the age of 40.