Gerald W. Deas M.D., MPH

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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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Asthma: Food for thought and lungs

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

Late for church, a stroke of God

It has been reported by the CDC that 1 of 3 Americans aged 55 and older suffer a fall each year and that of 18,000 victims who fall, 46 percent die of traumatic brain injuries.

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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 with a glass half full, rather than a glass half empty.

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Think life and live longer

When I wake up in the early morning hours after a sound sleep, I feel so good because I’m still alive.

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The medical care insurance can’t pay for

A physician’s prayer: Dear Lord, thou Great Physician, I kneel before Thee.

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The defeat of de feet, de knees and de hips

When I was a kid, you would wear a pair of shoes until the soles were so thin that even when you stepped on a stone, you would likely feel the pain.

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