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  • Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Monday, September 16, 2013 - 10:00am
    This week on Your Health Matters we'll explore the dangers of concussions, as well as what to do if you suspect one. Any blow to the head needs to be taken seriously:...
  • Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Friday, 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...
  • Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Wednesday, 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...
  • Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Tuesday, 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...
  • Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Friday, 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...
  • Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Wednesday, 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...
  • Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Wednesday, 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...
  • Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Tuesday, 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...
  • Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Wednesday, 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...