Advanced Dermatology Blog
Read our blog to hear what Dr. Taub and her medical staff have to say about the latest medical and cosmetic treatments.
My name is Jessica Benjoya. I initially joined the Advanced Dermatology medical team 7 years ago as a medical assistant, and I am so excited to be returning as a Physician Assistant! I grew up right here in the area and graduated from Stevenson High School before leaving to attend Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. I always … Read More ›
What is a deductible and have you met yours yet?
A deductible is the fixed amount you pay for covered benefits out of pocket before your health insurance plan begins to pay for health care costs. So, if you have met your deductible this year already, you’ll pay nothing out of pocket for office … Read More ›
Self-care is any activity we do to take care of our mental, emotional, or physical health. It’s buzzing among millennials, but who practices what they preach?
We asked 2,000 Americans to find out.
There’s a lot going on in our day-to-day lives; how does self-care help people get through it? 82 percent said they practice self-care to … Read More ›
It may surprise you to hear skin cancer rates are higher in Delaware, Vermont, and Minnesota than in California, Florida, and Texas. But it’s true! It’s a phenomenon we dermatologists have understood for quite some time—people in states with intermittent sun exposure are less vigilant in preventing sunburn. Anyone who has lived in the Midwest … Read More ›
What is a co-payment?
A patient’s payment, a portion of the cost at the time of the service is rendered. This could be on office visit or any other encounter at a physician’s office.
What is co-insurance?
This is the amount a patient owes after insurance has been filed. For example, most insurance companies … Read More ›
The Internet is such an integral part of our everyday lives that it’s often hard to imagine what it was like to live without it—let alone remember what it looked like when we first started using it. But the look and feel of the Internet is constantly changing, and many of the websites that we … Read More ›
Grooming, or preening, is essential behavior to many species. From cats to birds to chimpanzees, social animals implement specific grooming behaviors to stay healthy and clean, to bond with other members of their group, or to attract a mate. As a species, humans are no different, but how and why we groom ourselves is far … Read More ›