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Check on your elderly friends and family

January 1, 2020

At this time of the season I’d like to take this time to remind us all that we need to care for the older members of our family. As I slowly approach those years myself, I see so much in my patients that needs to be done. Spend time with your older relatives and friends. […]


Battling the Holiday Blues

December 27, 2019

It’s the MOST WONDERFUL time of the year. That’s how the saying goes, but there are some who don’t like this time of year; in actuality, they dread it. This time of year can be difficult for those who have been forced into transition, whether it be the death of a loved one or pet, […]


Tips for a safe and healthy holiday

December 20, 2019

The holidays are upon us and we are ready to enjoy them with family and friends. As we reflect upon the year and all that has transpired, we must also take time to safeguard our health. The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC-P), Dr. Robert Redfield, sends greeting for the holidays […]


Cell phones can be beneficial to one’s health

November 22, 2019

Just about everyone has a cell phone today. It used to be a necessity for some jobs but now it has become one of those things that we all must have. Cell phones have almost become a necessity of life. Few people will leave the house without their phone. The phones make us all accessible […]


The flu is a serious disease. Treat it so.

November 15, 2019

This time of year your healthcare providers will be asking you to get a flu shot. It is remarkable to me that so many people do not want to get them. The reason people give for not wanting to receive their flu vaccines run the gamut. Let me give some facts about why receiving a […]


Cone Health Foundation Awards $4.7 Million to Nonprofits

November 1, 2019

Cone Health Foundation today announced the commitment of $4,733,847 in grants to 34 Greensboro-area nonprofit organizations, some of which received more than one monetary grant and others of which received technical assistance with no monetary grant. The awards support agencies working in the foundation’s four focus areas of grantmaking: access to health care, adolescent pregnancy […]


Enjoy Homecoming but don’t overdo it

October 25, 2019

Homecoming traditionally implies an instance of returning to a familiar place where we once grew up or lived. It is a place that nurtured us and holds a dear and special meaning. As we get ready to observe the Homecoming for N.C. A&T State University, there are a few health reminders I would like to […]


PrEp/Truvada and HIV/AIDS

October 18, 2019

Guilford County is number three in the state for new HIV infections, according to Triad Health Project, a local HIV/AIDS awareness organization. With hundreds of new HIV cases every year, researchers are developing ways to prevent the spread of HIV, not just treat it. Triad Health Project is spreading the word about a prescription medication […]


The impact of cold weather on our health

October 10, 2019

The thermometer is indeed taking a turn toward cooler numbers. We have so enjoyed the sun and the warmth of the spring and summer. Now it is time to turn our attention toward getting ready for the cooler months as old man winter will be arriving soon. We may not grow a thicker coat or […]


Preventive care at an early age needed

October 4, 2019

Just like anything in life, the earlier you tackle a problem the better the outcome will be. The medical community is starting to look at caring for patients in that light. You will see your healthcare providers start to work with you earlier. Preventive care has been pioneered by doctors at Emory University in Atlanta, […]


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