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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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Ask Dr. Sandy: How Can I Get My Kids to Eat Fruits And Veggies?

The question: How can I get my kids to eat more fruits and vegetables? The answer?... The Brits say… make meals a family affair. The home environment has a major influence on kids’ dietary habits....

Dr. Sandy Says: Low Calorie Sweeteners Can Be Great Sugar Substitutes

When it comes to sugar, calories can add up fast! Low-calorie and non-caloric sweeteners can help you cut calores, but don’t use them as an excuse for consuming other calorie-laden products. Here's...

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'Tiger' Mosquito Raises West Nile concerns

The prime time for West Nile infection is right now: June through September. Get ready. West Nile is spread to humans and other animals from the bite of infected mosquitoes. This year, there’s a...

Ask Dr. Sandy: How Much Exercise?

The CDC says all adults need at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity aerobic activity each week plus muscle strengthening exercises at least 2 days per week. You decide what to do -- just do...

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Dr. Sandy Says: Calories From Alcohol Add Up Fast

Wanna lose some weight? Back off the booze! It has hidden calories--they add up! And they dont stay hidden forever. Watch Want Proof?: brightcove.createExperiences...

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