Author Archives: Travis

GOOP is Dangerous To Your Health: Part 1

No, I’m not talking about GOOP Hand Cleanser, although if ingested it most certainly be dangerous to your health, but instead I’m referring to actress Gwyneth Paltrow’s on-line luxury site, Goop, which offers “cutting edge wellness advice from doctors.” Firstly, I know of no doctors that would make some of the recommendations suggested for “wellness” […]

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Hepatitis C – Booming with the Baby Boomers

3 in 4 people with Hepatitis C = Baby Boomers What do Aerosmith front man, Steven Tyler, actor Ken Wantanabe, and country singer, Naomi Judd, have in common? All are baby boomers and all have been treated for Hepatitis C. If you have an image in your mind of someone infected with Hepatitis C, it […]

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Teresa’s Testimonial

I have been a patient of Dr. Alice McCormick’s for just about a year. In the past, I had to be dragged kicking and screaming to a doctor’s appointment. I can honestly say that Dr. McCormick changed all of that by simply being a great listener. In a world of churn and burn, get them […]

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Don’t Fry Day!

For many folks, Memorial Day is the official heralding of summer! Do you remember how you used to celebrate? “Laying out” in the backyard determined to get a tan using that unique, home formulated blend of baby oil and iodine while wearing “Sun In” mixed with lemon to get those fabulous natural highlights in your […]

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How Dense Are You?

That isn’t an insult but something every person, over the age of 50 should know. How dense are you? The question and, more importantly, the answer could have a major impact on the overall quality and enjoyment of your life. Perhaps it was a grandmother, your great Aunt or Uncle who fell and fractured their […]

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Teen Violence Awareness Month

At DeRosa Medical, we know that many of our patients have teenagers or grandchildren who are faced with challenging forms of harassment. From on-line bullying to social media stalking, there so many threats to the health and wellness of our youth of today. Sadly, one of those threats, is dating violence. According to, dating […]

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February 14th is National Donor Day…

Everyone knows that February 14th is Valentine’s Day. But, did you also know that is National Donor Day? National Donor Day was established in 1998 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Saturn Corporation and its United Auto Workers, to encourage all Americans to register as tissue and organ donors. In the […]

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Cervical Cancer…the most Preventable!

Television personality, Erin Andrews, was recently diagnosed and treated for cervical cancer and, thankfully, is now cancer free. The key is catch cervical cancer EARLY. According to the National Cervical Cancer Coalition more than 12,000 women in the United States will be diagnosed with cervical cancer each year and more than 4,000 of those diagnosed […]

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Do I Have Hypothryroidism?

At DeRosa Medical, optimal hormonal health is one of the hallmarks of our practice. Every year we see, literally, thousands of patients for thyroid replacement therapies. As January is Thyroid Awareness Month, we want to take this opportunity to educate you to the importance of this small butterfly shaped gland that sits in front of […]

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Healthy Skin Month with an Arizona Twist

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) first implemented November as Healthy Skin Month in order to raise awareness about the importance of keeping skin fresh, hydrated and healthy all year round. Because we live in Arizona with 360 days of sunshine a year (only a slight exaggeration), at DeRosa Medical we want to take this […]

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