Gerald W. Deas M.D., MPH

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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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Holistic healing

“There is a balm in Gilead to make the wounded whole; there is a balm in Gilead to heal the sin-sick soul.”

Vitamin D is desirable

Recently, an increase in the intake of vitamin D has been reported to prevent early deaths by heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

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You’ve got some nerve

In my family, when someone did something outrageous, you would hear that expression, “You’ve got some nerve.”

Putting the wrist at risk

My mom was a laundress.

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Bible: Basic instructions before leaving Earth regarding children

In this column today, I would like to dwell on the many folks who have contributed toward children’s well-being.

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Fibromyalgia: Pain you can’t explain

I have many female patients come to my office complaining about pain in their muscles.

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Human beings need beans

Remember, human beings need beans in their diets to enjoy and maintain good health.

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A spin on spinach

When I was a kid, the only way my mom got me to eat my spinach was to sing a song about Popeye and his muscles.

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