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Thursday , July 18th 2019

Are there medications one can get “deprescribed”?

October 6, 2017

Each and every day that I practice medicine I see patients who do not take their medication. For sure there are many different reasons for this to happen. So many times we hear patients cite financial reasons for not taking the medications. A medication that was affordable when started has now been put on the […]

Cone Foundation celebrates 20 years

September 29, 2017

In October, Cone Health Foundation will host three events aimed at calling attention to the barriers our neighbors struggle with to improve their health. Since 1997, Cone Health Foundation has awarded more than $86 million to various organizations sharing its mission of improving the health of the community. The foundation will mark 20 years of […]

Is addiction to nicotine a problem or part of a problem?

September 22, 2017

Did you know that in the United States there are more than 480,000 yearly tobacco related deaths? When we think of this we automatically think that addiction to nicotine is the root of the problem. Is that really the problem or is the addiction to nicotine just part of the problem? There are more than […]

Show Your Heart Some Love!

September 15, 2017

Even though we talk about it all year long, Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States and the second leading cause of death in North Carolina. Did you know that each year, more than 600,000 people in the U.S. die as a result of heart disease? In North Carolina, more […]

Influenza vaccinations and the elderly

September 8, 2017

Labor Day has come and gone. We are now unofficially done with summer and our thoughts drift off into autumn. When we think of autumn I am particularly concerned about the change in the fall weather and the arrival of the cold and flu season. We dodged a bullet last winter and had a very […]

Consider participating in a clinical trial

August 24, 2017

One of the most important ways that the medical community establishes how well a medication or procedure works is to conduct clinical trials. These are when the new medication or new combination of medications or a new procedure is given to humans to see how well it works. Usually, there are animal trials first but […]

Local organizations host Health Fair

August 18, 2017

Destiny Christian Center and the Greensboro Medical Society hosted a Health Fair on Saturday, August 12 at the church located at 2401 Randleman Road. With help from the Greensboro Fire Department, Cone Health, the Mobile Dental Clinic along with several healthcare professionals and many community service organizations, attendees were provided wellness information along with free […]

Teen pregnancy prevention programs face funding cliff

August 11, 2017

When Rick Brown received the annual letter and check from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services earlier this month confirming the coming year’s funding for his program, he did a quick skim of the contents and put it in his file. Then he got a phone call asking if his funding had been […]

Tips for summertime grilling

July 28, 2017

This is the peak season for grilling outside. Here are a few grilling tips to keep in mind for a safe and enjoyable outdoor summer experience. For many people, a hot July day is the signal that it’s time to have a barbecue. While most of us only grill during warm months, let’s not forget […]

Learn about colorectal cancer risk

July 21, 2017

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer found in adults. According to the The American Cancer Society more than 141,000 people were diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer of which more than 16,000 were African American. Unfortunately, this resulted in about 49,000 deaths; 7,100 of those were African American. African Americans are 20 […]

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