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Gerald W. Deas M.D., MPH



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Carrots, not carats, are a girl’s best friend

If you look at a bunch of carrots, they look like beautiful, golden orange fingers, although they do not have any 24-carat diamonds wrapped around them. These fingers, however, contain nutrients that will enrich your life.

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The love of life

As you read this column, just think of the killings that are taking place in our homes, neighborhoods, cities, towns and countries throughout the world.

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Laughter is medicine

Of all the pictures I have viewed by the great and near-great painters, I have never seen one painting that shows God or Jesus laughing or even with a smile.

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Don’t rush it, to flush it!

A few years ago, I wrote an article titled “Don’t Rush With the Flush.”

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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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Fast foods, fast headaches

Foods such as chocolate, ripe cheese and fresh yeast products can cause headaches because of a naturally occurring chemical called tyramine, which causes dilation of arteries in the brain.

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Going up yonder from your home

During my many years of medical practice, I have made many house calls on folks who were going to their eternal rest.

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A lesson taught by Mr. Snow

When I was a youngster growing up in Brooklyn, I actually prayed for snow to come.

Food for thought—and your lungs

Taking up most of the space in our chests are two beautiful organs called the lungs.

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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 to look at the situation as a glass half full, rather than a glass half empty.

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