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Gerald W. Deas M.D., MPH



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Day of action to address hepatitis C risk

New York State has the third highest hepatitis C rate in the U.S., and East Harlem has one of the highest rates of newly reported chronic hepatitis C infection of all New York City neighborhoods.

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A healthy arsenal in your kitchen

A healthy arsenal in your kitchen Everybody can be a healthy somebody by eating the following foods:

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It’s time to mind your body

I am sure that you have been reading in magazines, in newspapers and online how physicians are finally trying to incorporate the mind of a patient in the healing process.

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Barbecue and you

Well, here it is another day of celebration and a day of seeing how much one can eat and drink.

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When taste and smell got lost

Mrs. S. was a 79-year-old mother of four children, with 20 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

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Water down your high blood pressure

Until 1955, there were no drugs to control high blood pressure. People with this condition were in deep water and became water logged due to the retention of excess fluid. Thus, a condition known as hypertension resulted.

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Fuel for school daze

School bells are ringing and children will be doing more than singing. Studies show that many will have difficulty with concentration and memory and display many other anti-learning characteristics. Dr. Gerald Deas reports on this deficiency.

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If I Can Help Somebody(’s arteries and veins)

To keep veins healthy, reducing clot formation is a must. Some clot prevention can be achieved by taking these precautions:

Gout will make you shout!

Gout is a painful form of arthritis sure to make you shout.

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The SCW guilt

As we approach the early spring months, many resolutions that we made at the beginning of the year have not been realized. This may cause us to have the SCW guilt.

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