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Make sure your holiday food is safe to eat

December 7, 2018

The Christmas and New Year’s holidays are wonderful times for families and friends to gather and enjoy great food. All this great food being prepared or transported to family gatherings and events makes food safety extremely important at this time of year. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sums up the key food safety […]

Social isolation is a major health concern in the elderly

November 30, 2018

The holidays are generally considered a wonderful time of the year. We look forward to meeting up with family and friends. We look forward to going to parties, giving and receiving gifts and seeing those important people in our lives that we do not get to see on a regular basis. It prompts us to […]

Take it easy during the holiday season

November 9, 2018

I know people who are already cooking and preparing for the holidays. If I am honest, I will be getting those greens cooked and frozen soon myself. Since a famous singer started to make her sweet potato pies available, I have been letting Miss Pattie (Patti LaBelle) prepare them so I do not have to […]

As the use of supplements grows so does the concern

October 26, 2018

We last took a look at dietary supplements in October of 2015. At that time we marveled at how much money, over 30 billion dollars, was being spent on supplements. Well guess what? I should have invested some money in that field because it continues to grow larger and larger. Our concern back in 2015 […]

26th Annual Women’s Only 5K Walk & Run

October 12, 2018

The Women’s Hospital was surrounded by a sea of pink on October 6 for the 26th Annual Women’s Only 5K Walk & Run in Greensboro. Hosted by Cone Health, the annual walk is to raise money for breast cancer awareness. One in eight women will develop breast cancer over the course of their lifetime, according […]

Flu season is coming be prepared

October 5, 2018

According to health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC-P), there were about 80,000 deaths nationwide with over 900,000 hospitalizations resulting from last year’s flu season (2017-2018). North Carolina recorded 389 deaths. This made last year the worse flu season in decades. In an attempt to prevent a bad flu season from […]

Choose a Healthy Lifestyle

September 28, 2018

Living a healthy lifestyle that includes exercise and eating a nutritious diet is essential to maintaining one’s health. Most of us have an inkling of what we are supposed to do. For example, most parents try to instill in their children the importance of taking care of themselves. Oftentimes an appreciation for one’s health often […]

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 […]


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