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Sandra Adamson Fryhofer, MD, MACP, FRCP is a practicing general internist and Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. She has been a medical reporter for ABC and CNN, and is a favorite on WebMD’s Medscape with her regular feature Medicine Matters video blog and Staying Well prevention column.
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Diabetes and Weight Lifting

Here's some welcome news for type 2 diabetics that may sound too good to be true. You can get your blood sugar under better control without adding a new medication…and you don’t have to lose weight:...

July 26, 2013 - 9:00am
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Ask Dr. Sandy: Should Parents Encourage Kids To Clean Their Plates?

Clean your plate. Growing up, I heard that a lot from my mom. She wanted to make sure I ate a well balanced diet. And it worked then...But maybe not now. Portion sizes have gotten bigger....

July 24, 2013 - 7:12am
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Dr. Sandy Says: Prostate Cancer Screening

PSA stands for Prostate Specific Antigen. It may indicate prostate cancer. But – it may not. Here's a look at what's coming up on Your Health Matters this weekend on GPB: In the full segment Dr....

July 22, 2013 - 6:27am
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Baldness and Heart Disease

Nearly half of adult men are losing their hair. They could be losing their hearts too. A new study links baldness to an increased risk of heart disease. The study, published in the medical journal...

July 19, 2013 - 6:00am
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Ask Dr. Sandy: Antibiotic Warning

On March 12, 2013, the FDA issued a safety warning linking azithromycin use to fatal heart rhythms. It refers to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine that found increases in...

July 17, 2013 - 10:48am

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