Monthly Archives: May 2013

What is Valley Fever?

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If you’re new to Arizona , you probably haven’t heard the term Valley Fever. In reality, you might not ever hear it, even if you do live in Phoenix for many years. However, it is important to have an understanding of what Valley Fever is, what the symptoms of Valley Fever are, when you should visit a Phoenix physician and what Valley Fever treatment options are. So, let the physicians at Family Practice Specialistswalk you through the basics of Valley Fever.

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Common Skin Cancer and Melanoma Questions and Concerns

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Did you know that skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in this country? Every year, over 2 million people are diagnosed with a form of skin cancer in this country. That means that one in five Americans will develop a form of skin cancer in their lifetime. Below are some common questions from Phoenix residents about this kind of cancer.
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