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Dr. Fauci discusses the impact and severity of COVID-19 in African Americans

August 6, 2020

During a 30-minute interview with BlackPressUSA that was streamed live over Facebook, YouTube, and, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, spoke of the importance of convincing African Americans to participate in clinical trials. He also said that school re-openings should depend mainly upon the location and the […]

Maintain healthy air quality in the home

July 31, 2020

As we endeavor to care for ourselves and our loved ones, we need to make sure we take care of our homes. Taking care and making sure that our homes are safe and clean takes on many forms. I think we have down the fact we need to clean surfaces in our homes. I am […]

Wear a mask to help control this pandemic

July 24, 2020

COVID-19 continues to color the glasses in which we look at our world. We are hopeful that the use of masks will be that spark that will help the country control the virus. Unfortunately, not all are complying. As we hear about additional friends, family and celebrities contracting the virus, what else can be done? […]

We are still in the first phase of this pandemic, be summer safe

July 17, 2020

We are now in the midst of summer. The time of the year when a lot of people vacation. Unfortunately, this year will be different. We are amid a pandemic that a large part of the world is successfully treating, but not here in America. The rest of the world has been able to shut […]

Consider your snacking habits during COVID-19

July 10, 2020

As we all struggle to get used to dealing with the effects of COVID-19, we are reminded that some of the things that we do to “Stay Safe” are not just for ourselves but they are also for the people who share our workplace, homes and for casual acquaintances whose path we may cross just […]

Uncertainty in Uncertain Times

July 3, 2020

We are facing “uncertainty in uncertain times.” The wise person who said this phrase may not have known how accurate these words are for so many people. It can sound odd until broken into its parts. Let’s begin with the uncertain times. There is COVID-19, closed schools, closed businesses, masks, protests, police actions garnering national […]

Racism is a public health issue

June 25, 2020

It harkens my soul as I see finally that society is coming to grips with the well-known fact that racism is a factor in the health of people of color. It is as if forbidden words are now being acknowledged. Now, what is society’s next plan of action? The American Academy of Family Medicine (AAFP) […]

Be prepared for a difficult year with COVID-19

June 19, 2020

As we enter another week of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the problems that we are dealing with are immense. We have now reached the 117,000 deaths nationwide and this statistic continues to rise. In North Carolina we have seen some loosening of parts of the stay-at-home rules as well as some businesses reopening. Shortly after […]

The Different Similarities

June 12, 2020

We were finally becoming comfortable in our discomfort. The torrent of COVID-19 was not, and is not, over however we were learning how to live with the changes the virus caused. It was not strange to see a person donning a mask and gloves for a simple trip to the grocery store. We knew our […]

The new normal is telemedicine, be prepared before the visit

June 4, 2020

As we continue to formulate and perfect our “new normal,” we are looking at making our TeleMed visits of greater impact. Certainly by most opinions, a face to face visit is most desirable but a TeleMed visit either via audio with just a phone call or via visual through various sources is a proper way […]


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