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Take control of your health: A common-sense guide to prevention

If you’re being featured in on a site named “Afro” years after you started shaving (not bald!), then the ancestors must be showing favor on you. Hope you enjoy th
By Jeffrey Styerling MD October 1, 2021

A Voice in Support of a COVID-19 Vaccine

Introduction This Straight, No Chaser discusses expected challenges in getting the American population to take a COVID-19 vaccine. America has an emerging vaccine problem, and per
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD July 9, 2020

The NBA’s Model of Restarting Sports

Introduction This Straight, No Chaser looks at the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) approach to restarting sports. In the midst of record numbers of Covid-19, the NBA
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD July 8, 2020

PPE For the Public!

Introduction This Straight, No Chaser asks a straightforward question: Where’s the PPE for the public? Much has been made of the need to care for our first responders. I get
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD April 27, 2020

Coping with COVID-19

Introduction How are you coping with COVID-19? This disease has produced and is producing more cases in the U.S. than any other country in the world. Therefore, it’s time to appr
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 30, 2020

The Coronavirus Good News Post

Introduction Would you believe me if told you there was Coronavirus good news? Even in the first of what is likely to be weeks of a shutdown of activity for many places across the
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 21, 2020

Avoiding Accidents

Introduction Do you ever think about avoiding accidents? We don’t like to believe it, but so many of our ills are self-inflicted. Part of being self-empowered as relates to h
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 9, 2020

Ten Questions to Ask Your Physician

Introduction Today’s message is simple: Ask Your Physician! Straight, No Chaser continues this empowerment series with this simple direction. Think about it. When exactly was
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD February 10, 2020

Wishing You Health and Happiness for the Holidays!

Straight, No Chaser has been offering you health and happiness for seven years. It isn’t a medical encyclopedia. It’s meant to empower you to make choices that best su
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD December 25, 2019

Health Self-Empowerment: 2020 Vision!

Introduction Straight, No Chaser is committed to health self-empowerment. In this new year, we’re going to help you have 2020 vision. Over the next ten weeks, we will systema
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD January 6, 2020

Holiday Season Health Considerations

Holiday Season Health Considerations Are holiday season health considerations a thing? Yes! We want the holidays to be a time of happiness and health. Part of that involves being p
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD December 16, 2019

It’s ADHD Awareness Month!

Introduction It’s ADHD Awareness Month, and this Straight, No Chaser discusses Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (aka ADD). To begin with, let’s set aside the jokes or c
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD October 28, 2019

November Is American Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month, a time when communities across the country team up to bring attention, to raise awareness, and to improve understanding of diabetes among peopl
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD October 25, 2019

National Dental Hygiene Month

Introduction This Straight, No Chaser post gives you the information you need for National Dental Hygiene Month. If you ignore your teeth, they’ll go away. You may not think that
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD October 21, 2019

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Detecting Breast Cancer Early

Each October, we wear pink to show our support for breast cancer awareness. This empowering campaign helps to shed light and bring awareness to this disease that affects one in eig
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD October 1, 2019

Top Benefits Of Hiring A Healthcare Consulting Firm

If you’re in the healthcare industry, be it your own private practice or you’re part of a hospital group, surely you’ve considered utilizing a healthcare consulting f
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD October 1, 2019

72 Hours Life Time Management Tools

We can all use some extra motivation and inspiration to stay focused and on task, whether that’s at home, with our children, or at work. If only there were more hours in the day
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD October 1, 2019

September is Pain Awareness Month

Introduction This Straight, No Chaser acknowledges that September is Pain Awareness Month. In the midst of all the conversation about the national opioid epidemic, many of those su
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD September 23, 2019

Back To School Tips For A Healthy Transition

Back to school season is an exciting time for children of all ages, from preschool through college, as they head into a new academic year full of new experiences, lots of learning,
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD August 15, 2019

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

We highlight the importance of vaccinations for people of all ages each August during National Immunization Awareness Month. This is the perfect reminder for you, your family, and
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD August 1, 2019
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