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Dr. Sandy Says: Sweet is Sweet

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Monday, May 6, 2013 - 5:13am

What’s the difference between sucrose, glucose, and fructose? In many ways, not a lot. But you may be interested in why High Fructose Corn Syrup is called that. Watch the segment:...

Healing After the Boston Marathon

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Friday, May 3, 2013 - 5:58am

All of us are touched by the terrible events at this year’s Boston Marathon. As the increasingly complex story unfolds, images of carnage fill television screens and front pages. These images and information are...

Ask Dr. Sandy: Cold or Allergies?

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 6:10am

How can you tell if you have a cold or allergies? Many symptoms are the same, but there are some key differences. These clues can help you determine which is which. brightcove....

Dr. Sandy Says: Folic Acid Can Protect Unborn Babies

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 5:50am

Vitamin B-9, Folic Acid, is cheap and available. It can help protect your baby against some dreadful birth defects. But Dr. Sandy says there is just one catch. Watch the segment!...

More Than Just Friends?

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Friday, April 26, 2013 - 4:24am

Don’t be surprised if your doctor won’t "friend" you on Facebook. It doesn't mean your doctor doesn't like you – It’s because a new policy report from ACP- the American College of Physicians- and the Federation of State...

Ask Dr. Sandy: Vitamin C and Kidney Stones

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 11:38am

Is there such a thing as too much vitamin c? If you're prone to kidney stones there is! Find out why in this segment of Ask Dr. Sandy. brightcove.createExperiences();

Dr. Sandy Says: Exercise Increases Chances of Longer Life

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Monday, April 22, 2013 - 5:53am

Everybody knows exercise is good for them. You may say yeah...but I don’t have the time. WRONG! You'll be surprise just how little time it takes to make a big difference! Watch the segment...

Killing You Quietly

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 7:02am

4 out of every 10 adults in the world have a problem that can kill them: Hypertension. High blood pressure. It’s a risk factor for heart attack -- the #1 cause of premature death in the world -- and stroke- the #3 cause...

Shake The Salt

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 6:27am

A new review from Cochrane Collaborations, published in the British Medical Journal, finds cutting down on salt in your diet can lower blood pressure by more than 4(systolic) AND 2 (diastolic). It is easier said...

Ask Dr. Sandy: Tanning and Sunscreen Myths

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 5:00am

Will a pre-vacation tan protect my skin? Do dark-skinned people need sunscreen? Is wearing a t-shirt just as good as wearing sunscreen? These are common tanning and sunscreen questions and I have the answers to them all...

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