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10,000 steps is a journey worth taking

July 21, 2022

So many people are wearing smart trackers. Our lives are being documented right before our eyes. Daily, so many patients are able to come into the office and give me data on just how active they are, how well they are sleeping and show me an EKG of just what the rhythm of their heart […]

Getting medical advice from your phone

July 15, 2022

In this era of technology, many people, especially young people are more likely to ask their phone for medical advice rather than ask a medical professional. That may be okay, however we really want people to receive accurate health information. Our ultimate goal is to allow all people to be as healthy as they can […]

Studies show that African Americans are overrepresented in kinship care

July 8, 2022

Of the 2.6 million kids in the United States being cared for by a family member, 79,000 kids in across North Carolina comprise that number, according to data from The Annie E. Casey Foundation national KIDS COUNT Data Center. The African American Families and Kinship Care Lab at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro […]

COVID-19 Vaccine appointments available for 6-Month to 5-Year-Olds

July 1, 2022

The public can now schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments for children ages 6 months to 5 years old through Cone Health. The announcement comes as the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have approved a lower dosage of the vaccine for this age group. The decision makes COVID-19 vaccines […]

Exercise is a key to good health

June 24, 2022

I have been so happy to see more of my patients adopt a lifestyle that includes exercise and a healthier diet. To that end, I have usually been so happy that they have decided to include exercise that I have not cared about what time of day they performed the activity. I just wanted them […]

Extreme hot weather is a threat to all ages

June 16, 2022

In the United States heat is no friend. Hundreds of people die each and every year from heat exposure. We are forecast to have extremely hot weather for the next few days. With the advent of the climate changes through our inability to protect the environment, this is something we may need to get used […]

Be prepared for Hurricane Season

June 10, 2022

Yes, believe it or not it is Hurricane season. June 1 through November 30 of each year bears this designation. The weather forecasters are expecting a busy and potentially difficult season. So that means it is time to prepare. As the forecasters say, you can do nothing to prevent a tropical storm or hurricane, but […]

Healthcare can be different at each stage of life

June 3, 2022

When you get right down to it, no one is surprised that women comprise two out of every three health care providers. Women, with their nurturing nature, care for their families and their loved ones. It is a natural occurrence out of caring for children and the family in general. It is well known that […]

The importance of baby formula

May 27, 2022

As this world continues to turn, the problems that we are facing continue to grow. Who would have imagined two years ago that the term “supply chain” would be a part of everyone’s daily vocabulary? And who would’ve thought that the latest supply chain problem would be related to a shortage of baby formula? While […]

The homicide rate with firearms is up 35 percent

May 20, 2022

The welfare of this nation has been rocked on many different fronts over the last two years. The pandemic has affected us beyond compare on so many different fronts. Americans have found the need to obtain and collect firearms. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) has announced that the homicide rate with firearms […]


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