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Gerald W. Deas M.D., MPH



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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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Transplant organs with a war-ranty

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In the year of our Lord 1953, I was drafted into the Armed Forces of the U.S. during the Korean War.

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A hard head makes a soft tail

When I was a kid and was performing an antisocial act, my parents would say, “A hard head will make a soft tail.”

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Keep a healthy gut

The only time that you know you have a gut is when it either growls or cramps up

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Blacks youths, legalized marijuana and generation incarceration

Today, our jails are filling up with youngsters who are cutting up. In fact, prisons are sources of economic growth and have replaced mental institutions. 

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Cocoa has flavor and flavonoids

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I bet you didn’t realize that when you drink a soothing cup of flavorful cocoa, you are actually protecting your heart with antioxidants

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Aspirin has its place, but use with care

Aspirin is a miracle drug. It is so arrogant, it wears a slogan on its white coat: “Take an aspirin a day and keep the doctor away.”

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Obesity is plaguing generations to come

Have you noticed that supermarkets and hospitals sell a great many things that cause disease?

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Patients need medical insurance as well as assurance

I grew up in Brooklyn, N.Y., and attended the great Concord Baptist Church, where I listened intently to the sermons delivered by the great Rev. Gardner Taylor

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Love of birds and animals

Inner-city stray birds and animals experience hazardous conditions during the winter months while they are trying to survive



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