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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 - August 21, 2013 - 6:40pm
To prevent a first heart attack, a lot of people take fish oil. But does it actually help? Not according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The 5-year study found...
Your Health Matters - August 19, 2013 - 2:10pm
Can you sleep your way to slender? Doubtful. But a new study does suggest getting enough sleep may help you avoid gaining too much weight. Sleep is not the answer to our obesity problem, but it can...
Your Health Matters - August 16, 2013 - 10:05am
Wearing Sunscreen is a very good idea. It helps prevents skin aging and wrinkles. More importantly, it blocks harmful UV radiation, and helps prevent skin cancers, including the deadliest:...
Your Health Matters - August 14, 2013 - 5:02pm
A review of 21 studies totaling nearly a million patients found women who ate the most fish had 14% lower risk of breast cancer. Omega 3 fatty acids in fish can affect cell growth and cell...
Your Health Matters - August 9, 2013 - 2:00pm
Cyclospora infections are on the rise. Georgia and Florida are two of seventeen states reporting infections. Cyclospora is a parasite spread by eating or drinking contaminated food or water....