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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

The New ACA Insurance Marketplace: Who needs to shop?

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace website, ( is where individuals, families, and small businesses can sign up for insurance coverage. To qualify for ACA marketplace...

October 18, 2013 - 5:30am
Your Health Matters

Ask Dr. Sandy: Women and Pain Meds

Overdose and death from prescription pain killers is a growing problem. Eighteen women die each day from overdosing on prescription painkillers. For every woman who dies, 30 more go to the ER. Watch...

October 16, 2013 - 4:00pm
Your Health Matters

Dr. Sandy Says: Airport Scanners are Improving

This week on Your Health Matters we explore improvements to body scanner technology used in airport security. If you think those scanners are unhealthy or violate your privacy, you'll be happy to...

October 15, 2013 - 6:30am
Your Health Matters

The New Healthcare Equation for Insurance Coverage

There should be no confusion about differences between Obamacare and the Affordable care Act (ACA). They are the same. ACA was signed into law in 2010. The Supreme Court confirmed it. (The...

October 11, 2013 - 10:45am
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Ask Dr. Sandy: Is Breakfast Really the Most Important Meal Of the Day?

This week on Ask Dr. Sandy: A new study found alarming results for men who skip breakfast. They had higher risk of heart attacks and were more likely to die from it. Watch "Most Important Meal...

October 10, 2013 - 12:30pm