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COVID booster shots formally announced

August 20, 2021

Top health officials and medical experts joined on Wednesday, August 18, to announce that booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccine will be available beginning on September 20. The officials said the boosters are still pending authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy, National […]


Self-care is vital as COVID-19 Delta resurges

August 13, 2021

Here we go again. Can you really believe it? The COVID-19 Delta variant is nowhere near being finished with us. Everyone must continue to mask up, socially distance and wash hands. Some people never allowed their guards to fall and have remained poised and ready to go to war on the virus. Others tasted the […]


Take the shot for society and the world

August 6, 2021

The pandemic is living up to its name. A pandemic is an epidemic of an infectious disease that has spread across a large region of multiple continents or worldwide affecting a substantial number of people. There have been more than 600,000 deaths in this country and millions worldwide. Millions of lives have been forever altered […]


Black and Latinx adults face greatest financial challenges from chronic lack of affordable health care

July 23, 2021

According to results from a new Commonwealth Fund survey, Americans who have suffered the most during the COVID-19 pandemic are also the most likely saddled with medical bill problems and debt. The Commonwealth Fund, a foundation that promotes a high-performing health care system that achieves better access and improved quality, noted that adults ages 19 […]


Beware of tick season

July 16, 2021

The foggy glass of COVID-19 occupies so much of our lives. It takes up all the air in the room. We saw less cases of flu during the fall and winter due to the wearing of masks. We are now in the midst of summer in the south and little to no attention has been […]


The Guilford County Division of Public Health’s COVID-19 vaccination community clinic schedule

July 9, 2021

High Point, N.C.: Upcoming community clinics will take place on the following dates and locations: Saturday, July 10, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Turner’s Chapel AME Church (7615 Florence Drive. High Point, N.C. 27265) Saturday, July 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Gethsemane Baptist Church (401 Wise Avenue High Point, N.C. 27260) Greensboro, N.C.: Thursday, […]


Vaccine hesitancy often rooted in medical mistrust

July 5, 2021

Many patients do not understand that the science behind the development of COVID-19 vaccines is not new technology. It took years to develop and has been successfully utilized worldwide when needed. I recently had the privilege of participating on a panel with a fellow physician to discuss the topic of medical mistrust. This pertinent topic […]


Vitamins are good when taken in the right portions

June 18, 2021

One positive thing that has come from the COVID-19 pandemic is that a lot of people are now more mindful of their health. They now see their bodies as the temples that they are. They are drinking the juice of exercising and realize that their bodies are like motors on an expensive car or like […]


Your Mental Health Still Needs to be Addressed

June 11, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic of 2020 and 2021 has changed our entire world. Although there have been an unfathomable number of deaths and even more who experienced the disease, thankfully, there is starting to be some positive shift. With the creation and distribution of vaccines, continued heightened cleaning protocols, some who are still masking, and continued […]


Social distancing remains a must

May 13, 2021

The dawn of the summer months is upon us. Yes, the summer, when we traditionally think of sun-filled wonderful days of hanging out with friends. Oh, I long for those barbecued ribs, cold watermelon slices, and fresh peach cobblers made by Auntie, and hanging out on the deck with something cold to drink. It is […]


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