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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 - September 4, 2013 - 7:05am
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...
Your Health Matters - September 3, 2013 - 10:00am
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...
Your Health Matters - August 28, 2013 - 5:49pm
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...
Your Health Matters - August 26, 2013 - 9:45am
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....
Your Health Matters - August 23, 2013 - 3:17pm
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...