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Tuesday , July 23rd 2019

Can supplements help the brain function better?

July 19, 2019

One of the most precious gifts we received in life is our ability to think and make decisions. As Mother Nature would have it, we all have special talents and abilities. Some are a whizzes at math while others loathe the subject. Some enjoy the classics while others would rather play heavy metal. We all […]


Stay hydrated year round, especially in summer

July 12, 2019

I recently saw a patient for a routine visit. During the visit, a urine sample was collected. Upon analysis of the urine, it was discovered that the patient was not drinking enough water. The patient was shocked that there was an issue regarding their fluid consumption. They proceeded to tell me how much water they […]


Keeping the family fit for the summer

July 2, 2019

Summer is here.While there are plans for summer activities such as vacations, summer camps for the kids and family reunions, when is their time devoted to family fitness? What is the first thing that pops into your mind with the word, “fitness”? Is it gym memberships, exercise equipment or diet plans? In order to keep […]


Moisture, air, sunlight and heat rob medications of their potency

June 28, 2019

Well baby, it is truly hot out there, and just as it is so very important that we take special care of our bodies when it is hot, we need to take the time to take care of our medications and the other things we take during this season of heat. I know many people […]


Will 10,000 steps per day improve one’s health?

June 21, 2019

Most of us have received the memo that we need to be more active. The problem is in how we make that happen. For those who are inclined to go to the gym, a program can be shaped that will help you meet your fitness goals. However, for many people the gym can be intimidating, […]


Three Sisters Survive Cancer

June 14, 2019

Three sisters in Winston-Salem are celebrating life these days, as all three have battled and survived breast cancer. JoAnn Agnew is the oldest, and the first to be diagnosed at 49-years-old and is now a 20 year breast cancer survivor. Agnew said she felt a lump in her breast and went to see her doctor. […]


Black women more likely to die of breast cancer – especially in the South

May 30, 2019

When Felicia Mahone was 27, she felt her breast and found a mass. Breast cancer had killed nearly all the women in her family — her mother, two aunts and two cousins. Her doctor, though, downplayed the lump, assuring her everything would be all right. For months, Mahone resumed her busy life. But she couldn’t […]


Remember to stay hydrated in warm weather

May 23, 2019

Believe it or not, the calendar says we have made our way back to the warm days of spring and summer. This is a favorite times of the year for many people, but it often requires a few extra safe guards as we return to significantly warmer days and nights. One of the most important […]


Protect yourself and your children from the dangers of vaping

May 17, 2019

The United States Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, M.D., officially declared e-cigarette (vaping) use among youth an epidemic. The rates have skyrocketed in teens over the last year. These rates were doubled in teens that were 12th graders and also in kids that were as young as those in the sixth grade. This […]


Measles cases continue to rise in the United States

May 10, 2019

Measles cases are increasing again across the nation. As of late April, 2019, measles outbreaks have occurred in various areas of New York State, New York City, New Jersey, Washington D.C., California and Michigan. Although there are currently no measles cases in Guilford County, Guilford County Department of Public Health is closely monitoring our local […]


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