Skip to main content
Department: 

Email:

Twitter:

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.
Full Bio

Recent Blog Posts

Ask Dr. Sandy: Fruits and Diabetes

Fruits taste good. And do you good. A study in the British Medical Journal finds eating more of some of them could lower risk of type 2 diabetes. But be careful. Some fruits can actually raise risk...

Courtesy, <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd-vac/hpv/photos.htm" target="_blank">CDC</a>

Dr. Sandy Says: HPV Vaccination is Vital

We can prevent nearly 30,000 cancers each year. The target is HPV – the Human Papilloma Virus. Transmitted sexually, it causes cancer, in men and women. 79 million Americans are infected, and 14...

Doctor's Orders

Do you take your medications like you’re supposed to? If you don’t, you’re not alone. Nearly 75% of Americans admit they don’t always take the medications they’re prescribed—this is not good company...

Ask Dr. Sandy: Do Kids Need a Regular Bedtime?

Parents have long believed kids do better with regular bedtimes and a good night’s sleep. A British study proves it. The study found a good night’s sleep may make your kid smarter. This week on Ask...

Courtesy, <a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Electronic_Cigarette_Smoking.jpg" target="_blank">Wikimedia</a>

Dr. Sandy Says: The Truth About E-Cigs

Electronic cigarettes are all the rage. They seem like a great alternative to traditional nicotine-packed cigarettes, and their manufacturers claim they are; but are they just blowing smoke? This...

Pages

All volunteers receive training, free parking and a catered meal provided by Carole Parks Catering.

Get More Info »