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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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Baby Bump Basics

So you’re pregnant. Your baby bump starts showing. You begin to gain weight. But how much weight should you gain and how much is too much? Weight gain during pregnancy is important because it...

May 24, 2013 - 5:38am
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Ask Dr. Sandy: Does A.M. Mean Awful Morning?

Pregnancy can be the best of times...or the worst -- if you have morning sickness. The majority of women (70-85%) suffer nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. Well, expectant ladies, you are in luck...

May 22, 2013 - 7:02am
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Dr. Sandy Says: Exercise is Good for the Brain

Are you at or near middle age? Are you exercising? If you are, research shows you are more able to ward off dementia, and the ailments that can add to your risk of it. Learn more in the full episode...

May 22, 2013 - 4:41am
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Celebrate, Women!

This is National Women’s Health Week, a perfect time to highlight and celebrate a major breakthrough in women’s long-term health: the Pap smear. Dr. George Papanicolaou came up with the idea of Pap...

May 16, 2013 - 5:14pm
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HPV

More than 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. It killed more than 4200 women last year. These numbers reinforce the need for continued cervical cancer screening. Most...

May 16, 2013 - 4:59pm

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