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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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Recent Blog Posts

Your Health Matters - September 13, 2013 - 11:05am
ADHD stands for Attention Deficit /Hyperactivity Disorder. It used to be called ADD: Attention Deficit Disorder, but ADHD is preferred because it is more inclusive of primary features of this...
Your Health Matters - September 11, 2013 - 5:47pm
Babies love pacies, but they often end up anywhere but their little mouths. Like the floor, the lawn, the dog. Consider rinsing a fallen pacie in your own mouth before giving it back to your baby....
Your Health Matters - September 10, 2013 - 7:15am
Our bodies are more water than anything else. We’re made of it. And we cannot live without it. So, how much water do you need? 8 ounces a day may not be enough. Dr. Sandy has your daily dose!...
Your Health Matters - September 6, 2013 - 11:00am
With the kids back in school, it’s the perfect time to discuss backpack safety. We may cringe when we see youngsters carrying heavy packs, but a study in the medical journal Pediatrics found kids...
Your Health Matters - September 4, 2013 - 2:45pm
Angelina Jolie had both of her breasts removed after testing positive for a BRCA gene mutation. But what exactly is BRCA? And how do you know if you're at risk? BRCA is a breast cancer susceptibility...