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Sandra Fryhofer, MD

Sandra Fryhofer, MD

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 - November 14, 2013 - 9:00am
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...
Your Health Matters - November 11, 2013 - 10:00am
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...
Your Health Matters - November 8, 2013 - 11:00am
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...
Your Health Matters - November 7, 2013 - 2:00pm
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...
Your Health Matters - November 4, 2013 - 11:00am
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...