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Being optimistic is really good for one’s health

September 6, 2019

Have you ever wondered how some people seem to wake up on the wrong side of the bed each day? We all know individuals who seem to be unable to utter a word of good cheer until they’ve had their morning cup of Joe or coffee. Then there are people who will look at or […]

National Report: 350 Died in N.C. due to no Medicaid Expansion

August 30, 2019

A new report may or may not capture state Republican legislative leaders’ attention in their almost two-month budget standoff with Gov. Roy Cooper, but it definitely strengthens Cooper’s argument for the expansion of Medicaid in North Carolina. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), 350 people in North Carolina died “…because of the […]

GCS partners with Health Department to offer free mobile immunization clinics

August 15, 2019

State law requires rising 7th graders to have up to date TDAP and MCV immunizations. Without up-to-date vaccinations, students can be suspended from school. To help families meet this state requirement, Guilford County Schools (GCS) is partnering with the Guilford County Health Department and will offer two mobile vaccination clinics. These clinics will be for […]

Harris becomes AMA’s First Black Female President

July 26, 2019

In June, Dr. Patrice A. Harris, a psychiatrist from Atlanta, was sworn-in as the 174th president of the American Medical Association (AMA). She is the first African American woman to hold the position. During her inauguration ceremony in Chicago, Dr. Harris said she plans to implement effective strategies to improve healthcare education and training, combat […]

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. […]


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