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Friday , September 21st 2018

Patients need to tell doctors which medications they are taking

September 21, 2018

One of the tenants for health care providers is that we should “first do no harm.” At the recent European Society of Cardiology (ESC) 2018 Congress held in Munich,“first do no harm” was a very hot topic. This was especially so when health care providers spoke of medical treatment in the elderly. When considering all […]


Bad breath can be a sign of a more serious ailment

September 14, 2018

It is not unusual for people to have a body odor. For some they feel this odor is beyond what they would expect from missing a shower or two. They struggle to make me understand the depth of their concern. hese patients are often concerned that they are offensive to those around them. Some have […]


Check-ups help prepare students for the start of school

August 4, 2018

Believe it or not, our wonderful summer is drawing to an end. Those wonderful warm summer days will shortly be a memory of the past and the carefree feel of this time will soon draw to an end. A sure sign of the passing summer is the fact that kids not attending year-round school will […]


Even if you have arthritis you still need to exercise

July 26, 2018

It is no secret that physical activity is good for your health. You can hear the song in your head that recommends moderate exercise for 30 minutes five days a week or 75 minutes two days a week. Those have been carved in stone for the last few years and most people know these recommendations […]


Grant to be first man to lead the American Nurses Association

July 13, 2018

Ernest J. Grant has been elected president of American Nurses Association. When he takes office on January 1, he will be the first man to serve as president of the organization that represents nearly four million registered nurses in the United States, about 90 percent of whom are women. Dr. Grant is an internationally recognized […]


Make sure summer foods are safe to eat

July 5, 2018

Summer is a great time for families and friends to gather and picnic out doors with great food. Food being prepared or transported in the summer heat makes food safety extremely important to prevent food borne illnesses. Here are a few tips to keep your food safe: Start by making sure that you select your […]


Cone Health gifts CPR kits to 12 Guilford County schools

June 29, 2018

In partnership with the American Heart Association and Guilford County Schools, Cone Health has donated life-saving equipment to 12 Guilford County schools at the Principals Meeting on Thursday, June 21. Thanks to a generous grant provided by the Cone Health, 12 Guilford County school principals received a CPR in Schools Training Kit for their school […]


This is the season to enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables

June 22, 2018

Warm weather has arrived and one of the great things about this time of the year is the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables. Fresh fruits and veggies are in abundance during this time of year. Grocery stores and community markets are overflowing with fresh farm raised goods for purchase. The question is, what techniques […]


Suicides remind us that forms of mental illness are real diseases

June 15, 2018

The media has been ablaze as we observe how the nation’s suicide rate is climbing. Patients tell me they cannot understand how successful individuals like fashion designer Kate Spade and renown author, chef and world traveler Anthony Bourdain – people with great wealth and status- could end their lives by committing suicide. “What were they […]


Does hot weather have a negative effect on one’s health?

June 8, 2018

A lot of people, not being cold weather fans, are most happy to see the return of warm weather. You get to peel off those heavy layers of clothes. You get to turn off the heat. You get to enjoy those longer hours of sunlight and the mood elevation that most people enjoy. With this […]


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