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Stay Sun Safe During UV Protection Month

Every July, we bask in the warmth of the sun’s rays. For some parts of the country, it’s a much-anticipated welcome from the long, cold months of winter. Although, even
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD July 1, 2019

Healthcare Consulting Services from Dr. Jeffrey Sterling, MD

At Sterling Initiatives, we provide and implement solutions for administrative, operational, financial, and clinical challenges for state governments, healthcare systems, hospitals
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD June 15, 2019

Risks of Sun Exposure and Skin Cancer

The sun on our skin feels good and provides us with a healthy dose of vitamin D. That sounds like a good thing, right?  Well, the truth of the matter is that despite how much we l
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD June 1, 2019

The Benefits of Our International Healthcare Consulting Services

As a healthcare institution, you’re always looking for better ways to serve your patients. How well you balance and optimize the many aspects of your operation can make life-chan
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD May 16, 2019

Discover the 72 Hours Life

All too often, it feels like you just don’t have enough time in the day to get things done. Projects go unfinished, deadlines loom, and hours slip away without accomplishing the
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD May 9, 2019

Here are 19 Health Tips for National Nutrition Month!

Introduction In recognition of National Nutrition Month, here are 19 Health Tips for 2019. Special thank you to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for contributing this! 1. Eat
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 25, 2019

National Condom Week and Your Guide to Safe Sex

Introduction This Straight, No Chaser acknowledges National Condom Week and provides you a guide to safe sex and condom use. We know you think this is a simple topic, and you’
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD February 11, 2019

Call Me

I have dear friends and family who rely on me as a medical expert when scary (Berry) concerns arise. Well, I’ve disconnected my personal number (not really). However, I am gi
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD January 5, 2014


Chat with your doc recently? Probably not. I can tell you from experience that s/he isn’t ignoring you. Just swamped and bracing for an avalanche of newly insured patients per th
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD January 3, 2014

SMA TALK is now available!

844-SMA-TALK: Available NOW! When was the last time you gave a quick call to your doc? Get through? Have a mental health crisis? Don’t know what to do? SterlingMedicalAdvice
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD January 2, 2014

Straight, No Chaser: Open Your Present!

REMINDER: I know that some of you have not yet opened your holiday gift, and we’re already a week into your FREE month. For the 21 free days left in December, enjoy your ke
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD December 10, 2013

We're in the Giving Mood: Free Subscriptions to

Ok, we’ve lost it, and we’re giving it away for FREE! We’re so excited about that we’re giving it away for the month of December! If you like us o
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD December 1, 2013

Straight, No Chaser: Contest Winners!

In case you forgot, we promised you that if we got to 1000 Facebook likes, we’d give away a free month of to three lucky winners.  Well, as we spea
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD October 31, 2013

Can I Use Instead of Insurance?

We would not recommend it (especially with the individual mandate in place with the Affordable Care Act), but will provide you with the information you ne
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD October 19, 2013

Straight, No Chaser: Mass Trauma Alert – When Disaster Strikes

If you’ve become a regular reader of Straight, No Chaser (thank you!), you will note the recurring theme of prevention. There’s often just not enough time to act in the midst o
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD October 17, 2013

Free Subscription Offer to!

Go to our Facebook page ( and get us over the top (1000 likes), and we’ll give away 3 first-month subscriptions to fro
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD October 15, 2013

What Services Does offer?

SMA provides quality advice and information through our … • Medical professionals, representing over 15 medical specialties • Healthcare specialists, including dentists, ment
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD October 14, 2013
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