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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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Your Health Matters - May 15, 2013 - 7:34am
Calcium-rich foods are the best way to get the vital nutrient. Supplements can have side effects; they've been linked to increased risk of heart disease and kidney stones. Here's a list of calcium...
Your Health Matters - May 15, 2013 - 7:01am
Remember hearing “Sticks and stone may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”? Well, I know two words that can: kidney stones. Calcium can help, but only from dietary sources...
Your Health Matters - May 13, 2013 - 5:50am
Too much soul food may be bad for your body. It can make you more likely to have a stroke. Watch the Your Health Matters episode: brightcove.createExperiences();
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Your Health Matters - May 10, 2013 - 4:09am
More than one-third of American children and adolescents are overweight or obese; not surprising, since we live in a world of portion distortion, and a society seduced by supersizing. A new study...
Your Health Matters - May 8, 2013 - 8:35am
Is cinnamon the spice of life? If you try to swallow a spoonful in a minute, it could well be anything but. In this edition of Ask Dr. Sandy I explain the dangers of taking the popular Cinnamon...

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