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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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Dr. Sandy Says: Sunscreen Can Slow Skin Aging

Are sun screens a vanity product? Partly. But they have been proven to be much more. And they can be a life saver. A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine reveals sunscreen can slow...

September 4, 2013 - 3:05am
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Gluten-Free Labeling

Going gluten free? New FDA labeling standards could make it easier for you to identify products that fit your diet. The new standards say only foods containing less than 20 parts per million of...

September 3, 2013 - 6:00am
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Ask Dr. Sandy: Should I Take Probiotics?

We usually think of bacteria as being bad. The truth is, many bacteria are good, but antibiotics kill them all, which can lead to overgrowth of genuinely bad bacteria. A new study finds taking...

August 28, 2013 - 1:49pm
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Dr. Sandy Says: Exercise During Pregnancy

Pregnant? Exercise! It’s good for you, and good for your baby. Don't know which exercises are safe? We've got you covered! Learn what exercises are safe, and which are not for expectant moms....

August 26, 2013 - 5:45am
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Diagnosing Diabetes

Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. Nearly 26 million people in the United States have it—that’s more than 8% of the population. Diabetes occurs when blood sugars are...

August 23, 2013 - 11:17am