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Dr. Gerald Deas

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The cough, that irritating cough

Basically, the body eliminates foreign material by coughing. Now, the cough may be caused by dust, mold, vapors from spray cans, dusting powders, perfumes or a host of other irritants that might be in the air. However, there is one cough that is caused by a condition that is often overlooked.

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Beware of the kitty cat’s scratch and litter

This column is dedicated to Mittens, my family’s beloved and deceased cat.

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Foods for vibrant health

Here is the list of the most healthy foods from A to (not quite) Z:

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Forget me not

Early in my childhood, I can still remember a tiny, beautiful little flower that would bloom in the early spring, showing itself off with light green leaves and a cluster of small, blue, pink or white flowers.

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Taking a beating from diabetes?

When I was a kid going to public school, it was inevitable that the toughest hyper-maniac in the class always wanted to pick someone out to beat up at 3 p.m.

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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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