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Diving into the Genetics of Sickle Cell Disease

In recent years, genetics has become a hot topic in popular culture, frequently making news headlines and serving as a key theme in movies and TV shows—and for good reason: our genes are what make us unique.

Heart failure . . . and success

Heart failure is becoming more and more common.

This New Year: Stop, look, don’t listen!

Well, today, I would like to give you those three words with a little variation as you cross the street called Life, First, I would suggest that you stop complaining about every little pain you feel.

5 Tips to Shed Those Pounds in the New Year

Maybe you want more energy, or perhaps you want to lose weight and keep it off for good. Whatever your goals, a new year means a fresh start to become the best version of yourself.

In-Sanity Claus

Why do we buy so much? Why do we need so much? I personally believe that the more one buys is related to how much depression one is experiencing.

This holiday season, do your part to prevent drunk driving

After leaving a holiday party, the bright lights you see should be from decorations, not from police cars or a hospital emergency room.

I’m a gingerbread boy

My first introduction to an ethnic cookie was the gingerbread boy or girl that I saw in the window of my local bakery.

Mount Sinai opens new state-of-the art Express Care Center

Mount Sinai Health System recently opened a new, full-service center called Mount Sinai Express Care that offers immediate care for minor injuries and illnesses.

How body imbalance is the tipping point for many orthopedic problems

We’ve all lost our balance—slipping on ice, getting knocked down in a sport, tripping over a toy or perhaps from feeling dizzy.

The Three Doctors host holiday basketball benefit

Saturday, Dec. 8, The Three Doctors— Sampson Davis, M.D., Rameck Hunt, M.D. and George Jenkins, DMD—will host a Holiday Health Basketball Benefit in partnership with the Franklin Board of Education.

Vitamin D is desirable

Recently, it has been reported that an increase in the intake of vitamin D has resulted in preventing early death caused by heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

Six tips to help those in recovery avoid alcohol during the holidays

The holidays are a time for family and friends to gather and share laughs, memories and perhaps a drink or two. But for people recovering from an addiction, all that alcohol often present at special events can be worrisome.

Native-Americans became immigrants in their own land

It seems today that the immigrants entering our country are being singled out as undesirable and unwelcome in this land of freedom, especially in comparison to how the pilgrims were welcomed by the Native-Americans and given sustenance for their survival.

E-cigarettes and vaping taking the nation by storm

In a world where everything has become accessible and everything can be seen with just one click, adolescents are indulging in things that might “look cool” but are having long-term effects on their health.

Does racism have an impact on health?

Racism in the health care system continues to confound but a few researchers are taking a historic look and holistic approach to addressing racism’s effect on Black and poor communities.