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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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New Developments in Chinese Bird Flu

The CDC has been working diligently and has identified a candidate vaccine virus that can be used to make vaccine against H7N9 if needed. The CDC has not yet recommended against travel to China but...

Ask Dr. Sandy: Does Breast Feeding Prevent Obesity?

Breast milk is nutritionally complete. It has great benefits for your baby. But is preventing obesity one of them? Find out in this installment of Ask Dr. Sandy....

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Dr. Sandy Says: The Mediterranean Diet is Good For Your Heart

There is a diet that includes fat, nuts, and wine. And it’s good for you. Dr. Sandy has the delicious details. Watch the video below for all of the heart-healthy benefits of the Mediterranean Diet on...

Supreme Court Rules Against Patents on Human Genes

Who holds the rights to your DNA? The Supreme Court says you do! This is a big victory for cancer research. Genetic testing has been in the spotlight since Angelina Jolie's recent preventive...

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New Viral Threat: MERS - Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus

An outbreak of SARS – Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome – caused hundreds of deaths and infected thousands more, little more than a decade ago. A new coronavirus, in the same family, has been linked...

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