Compared to women, men live sicker and die younger. This is a concerning matter, backed by years of statistical trends that track health disparities among populations. Life expectancy: In 1920, men lived on average one year less than women. By 2017, the gap had widened to 5 years. Age-based mortality: At every age, men are […]
Sunscreen — a Necessary Evil?
We’ve talked about the sun being a double-edged sword. Similarly, so is sunscreen. While sunscreen protects your skin from harmful UV rays in the short term, there are concerns about how the chemicals impact the body, and our environment, over time. It’s a catch-22 that’s enough to make you want to hide inside all summer! […]
Breast Cancer Risk Factors
Breast cancer is a devastating disease. Approximately 12.5% of all US women will develop invasive breast cancer sometime in her life. It is expected that over 266,000 new cases will be diagnosed in the US. There will also be over 60,000 new cases of non invasive breast cancer this year alone. Those numbers are staggering. […]
The dangers of excess sun exposure and oxybenzone in sunscreens
In and Out Express Care cares about it’s patients’ health and well being! We strive to give our patients health information that is on the cutting edge. This is one way we provide simply better urgent care. As summer approaches, In and Out Express Care advises everyone to be aware of the dangers of sun […]