Gerald W. Deas M.D., MPH



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Cocoa has flavor and flavonoids

I bet you didn’t realize that when you drink a soothing cup of flavorful cocoa that you are actually protecting your heart with an antioxidant known as flavonoid.

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Love people and use things

I am not Catholic, however, I was raised as a shouting Baptist at the Concord Baptist Church in Brooklyn, and every week I was an ardent listener of Bishop Fulton Sheen who had an hour-long television program.

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To be or not to be with vitamin C

If you want to be, and live as long as you can be on this polluted planet, I would suggest that you get an ample amount of vitamin C.

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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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Is it vitamin B-12 deficiency?

Which way is your health going? Up or down? Or maybe sideways? In other words, do you feel as good as you should?

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Preventing the flu blues

The cold virus is usually put to rest by “killer cells” produced by our body’s magnificent immune system.

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This New Year: Stop, look, don’t listen!

Well, today, I would like to give you those three words with a little variation as you cross the street called Life, First, I would suggest that you stop complaining about every little pain you feel.

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In-Sanity Claus

Why do we buy so much? Why do we need so much? I personally believe that the more one buys is related to how much depression one is experiencing.

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I’m a gingerbread boy

My first introduction to an ethnic cookie was the gingerbread boy or girl that I saw in the window of my local bakery.

To tell the tooth about low-birth-weight babies

Babies born weighing less than 2,500 grams and who spent less than 37 weeks in the mother’s womb are known as preterm low-birth-weight infants.

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