Heart Care

Did you know that condition of your brain, liver and kidneys affects your heart health?  Dr. Bland talks with Dr. Jan Babbs of Wake Forest Health to review the bad behaviors that can be changed to reduce the risk of heart disease.

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Dealing with Anxiety

Anxiety and Depression are described as the common cold of mental health by psychotherapist, Dr. Nanette Funderburk.  Listen and learn insights on how to live with disappointment, depression, and loss.

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Pediatric Dental Care

Taking care of your child’s smile is a primary duty of every parent.  Dr. Constance Epps returns as Dr. Bland’s guest to discuss the best ways to start good dental health habits.        

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Nutrition

Dr. Bland talks with Shalonda Burton, a degreed nutritionist and diabetes educator who can help you understand what the food products are, how they are manufactured and how they affect a persons body.

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Bland Clinic Expands It’s Research Division

NEWS:What is a clinical trial or study? A clinical study is an investigation using human subjects designed to determine the effectiveness of investigational drugs, evaluating the safety and effectiveness of the drug for the treatment of specific diseases. The terms clinical trial and clinical study are synonymous.

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VACATION IS A NECESSITY, NOT A LUXURY.

I am concerned as I see patients come in and talk about why they are not going to take their vacations this year. In England where the British have 26 days of vacation and in France where there is an average of 37 days of vacation only about a quarter of them do not take […]

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DON’T SUFFER FROM SPRING’S POLLEN

I heard last week that we are in for a really difficult allergy season.  Few can forget the last few years when our cars became the color of the pollen.  Those in the know tell us due to the relatively mild winter, we are in for a most uncomfortable allergy season.  If they are right […]

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A “CURE” FOR H-I-V ?

The medical community is a buzz as news comes in about a two-year-old that has had a “functional cure” of H-I-V.  This is only the second case of a known “cure” of H-I-V.  Amazingly with all of the valuable treatments we have for H-I-V we have had only two known cures and they were both […]

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SUPPLEMENTS ARE NON-PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS!

As we go about our lives, trying hard to make sure we take care of ourselves, much emphasis has been placed on the diet.  The American diet has been criticized from many different aspects.  It has too much fat in it.  There are too many carbohydrates in it.   It is poor in the vitamins and […]

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BREAKFAST IS A MUST!

IT’S A MATTER OF YOUR HEALTH One of the main ways that we take care of ourselves is in the choices that we make during our lives.   We make choices to watch that television show or play that video game when we know we should be sleeping.   We choose to sit around and do nothing […]

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