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Defining health disparities

Defining health disparities

May. 12 | Dr. Crutchfield, what do people mean when they use the term “health disparity”?   Merriam-Webster defines disparity as “the state of being different.” The term “health disparities” refers to several conditions. It almost always refers...

What are keloids and why should I care about them?

What are keloids and why should I care about them?

Oct. 23 |   Keloids are a very common type of scar that can be unsightly, painful and itchy. Anyone can develop keloids, but people of color develop them 15 times more frequently than others. Keloids may also run in families. They commonly occur on the...

Why should I care about DPNs (face flesh moles)?

Why should I care about DPNs (face flesh moles)?

May. 8 | Dermatosis papulosa nigra (DPN) is a unique skin condition seen primarily in persons of color. It appears as small, dark bumps and most commonly affects the forehead, cheeks, and neck. The bumps increase in size and number over time, initially appearing...

What is vitiligo, and why should I care?

What is vitiligo, and why should I care?

May. 1 | By Charles E. Crutchfield III, MD    Vitiligo is a condition where white patches occur on the skin. This was a condition that Michael Jackson had. It can be particularly troubling when patients have tan, brown or dark brown skin, as the spots...

Why should anyone care about warts?

Why should anyone care about warts?

Apr. 3 | By Charles E. Crutchfield III, MD    Warts are rough surface bumps that can occur mainly on the hands and feet but may occur anywhere on the body. Warts can be very tender, painful, can get infected, and are transmissible. Some warts can be...

Ten ways to add 10 years to your life

Ten ways to add 10 years to your life

Mar. 27 |             By Charles E. Crutchfield II, MD, and  Charles E. Crutchfield III, MD    1) Get an annual physical  examination.  Make sure it is from a doctor you are familiar with, and try to maintain continuity...

Doctor’s Advice for Your Good Health

Doctor’s Advice for Your Good Health

Mar. 6 |   By Charles E. Crutchfield III, M.D.   Dr. Crutchfield, what can I do improve the quality of my skin, especially in these dry winter months?   Great question. Walk into the skin care/cosmetic area of any major department store, and...
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