Gerald W. Deas M.D., MPH



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Whey is way up in preventing muscle weakness

Can you recall the nursery rhyme “Little Miss Muffet?”

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It’s time to mind your body

I am sure that you’ve been reading in recent articles how physicians are finally trying to incorporate the minds of patients into the healing process. That is long overdue. In fact, the concept is still not part of the curriculum in medical schools, where the art of healing is first introduced to future doctors.

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Annoyed with fibroids?

More hysterectomies are performed each year because of the growth of fibroids. The uterus has been defined as an organ in mammals that holds, protects and usually nourishes the young until birth. Well, I beg to differ with this definition.

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Women, alcohol abuse and four coping skills for recovery

A recent study that showed even moderate alcohol consumption can take years off your life not only attracted a lot of media attention but also caused other studies about drinking to seem even more worrisome, especially with their findings about women.

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Tropical fruit: more than a treat

All right, you have some dollars in your hand to spend for a tasty treat. A burger with relish, onions and ketchup would taste great, particularly with its special sauce.

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Aspirin: friend or foe?

Aspirin has been used throughout the ages.

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Healing with love

In my office, I had a small plaque on the wall with the inscription, “Love cannot be begged, bought or stolen. It can only be given away.”

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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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Uncontrolled diabetes might be caused by 'thy thyroid'

During my practice of medicine in the ‘hood, my family and I lived above my office.

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Lean on the bean

It is interesting how important the bean is in our food chain, and I don’t mean jellybeans! For good nutrition and survival, man has had to lean on the bean.

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