Dr. Gerald Deas

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You’ll lose with pneumonia and booze

While training at Kings County Hospital in internal medicine, I often had to admit patients with pneumonia.

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DR. DEAS: 'If I can help somebody’s arteries and veins'

As a physician, I took care of many bodies that were traveling wrong, and believe me, they had a lot of trouble with their arteries and veins because of lack of exercise and poor nutrition.

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Alcohol and Old Lace

Many renowned people have made comments regarding alcoholism. One of those is John W. Gardner, American educator, who stated, “No other national health problem has been so seriously neglected as alcoholism.

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Stomp Out Sarcoma Walk

More than 100 cancer patients, survivors and their families, along with staff from the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore and community members, gathered Saturday, July 9 to raise awareness and research funds at the 11th annual Stomp Out Sarcoma Walk in Van Cortlandt Park.

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Tropical fruit: more than a treat

Alright, you have a dollar to spend for a tasty treat.

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Local students donate art to NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln

June 13, 2016, Community School District 7, the Art Class from Public School 18 donated 14 lovely works of art by its students to NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, just across the street.

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Human beings need beans

Just think, you have green beans, lima beans, yellow beans, red beans, black beans, navy beans, snap beans, kidney beans and soy beans.

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A woman’s heart

Whether you’re in love or not, when you have uncomfortable feelings in your chest that persist, those signs and symptoms can have a lot to do with your survival. The discomfort may be a symptom of coronary heart disease.

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Eat broccoli, a cross that you can bear

“Ode to Broccoli” Broccoli is a vegetable Not embraced by all Although it’s plentiful Both spring and fall

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A half-empty glass for medical care

I am sure that you have heard the expression, after things have overtaken you, “Look at the situation with a glass half full rather than a glass half empty.”

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