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Cherese Wiley, MD

Cherese Wiley, MD, is an internal medicine physician on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas.

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5 cold weather health myths debunked

Temperatures have been dropping again in North Texas, which could mean a rise in weather-related health problems. The best way to avoid illness is to get educated. Here’s the truth behind five common cold-weather health misconceptions: Myth: The cold air can make you sick. Even though it’s called a “cold,” cooler temperatures do not make …

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New guidelines expand advice on who should take statins

If you’re older than 40 and have certain risk factors for heart disease, you might need statins to prevent a stroke or heart attack. New guidelines published in the Journal of the American Medical Association are expanding recommendations on who should be taking cholesterol medications. Traditionally, doctors would treat two groups of people with statin …

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