Pathologist Scottsboro AL

Science now indicates that freeze'dried berries, specifically black raspberries, inhibit cancer development by restoring hundreds of cancer-altered genes to their normal state. Read on to find more information.

Michael Cookston
(256) 218-3855
380 Woods Cove Rd
Scottsboro, AL
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Pathology

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Ronald Harris Dykes, MD
(256) 218-3727
Scottsboro, AL
Specialties
Anatomic And Clinical Pathology, General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Jackson County Hosp, Scottsboro, Al

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Candece Lynn Gladson, MD
703 19th Street South South
Birmingham, AL
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Anatomic And Clinical Pathology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1980

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Stephanie Lynn Jackson, MD
Madison, AL
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Anatomic And Clinical Pathology
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Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1996

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Robert Mark Donnell, MD
(334) 435-3343
PO Box 2144
Mobile, AL
Specialties
Anatomic And Clinical Pathology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1977

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Michael H Cookston, MD
(256) 218-3855
PO Box 1050
Scottsboro, AL
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Anatomic And Clinical Pathology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med, Johnson City Tn 37614
Graduation Year: 1986

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Brian Duane Ragland, MD
(205) 502-6206
1600 Carraway Blvd
Birmingham, AL
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Pathology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Eastern Va Med Sch Of The Med Coll Of Hampton Roads, Norfolk Va 23501
Graduation Year: 1999

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Ralph Raymond Braund, MD
(256) 383-1160
PO Box 2679
Muscle Shoals, AL
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Pathology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1964

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Elizabeth Cristine Mroczek-Musulman, MD
(205) 939-9634
1600 7th Ave S
Birmingham, AL
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Pathology
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Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Judy Ann King, MD
2451 Fillingim St
Mobile, AL
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Anatomic And Clinical Pathology
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Female
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Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1992

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Better Berries to Fight Cancer

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By Lindsay Wilson

The next time you toss a handful of berries into your morning smoothie, reach for freeze-dried instead of fresh or frozen. Science now indicates that freeze-dried berries, specifically black raspberries, inhibit cancer development by restoring hundreds of cancer-altered genes to their normal state.

“There are certain genes that play a role in the development of cancer, and while most cancer treatments only target one gene at a time, the berries have a ‘genome-wide’ effect, meaning they target many cancer-causing genes at once,” says lead researcher Gary D. Stoner, professor of pathology, human nutrition, and medicine at Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Berries are about 90 percent water and freeze-drying them removes the water while leaving the structure intact. This concentrates the cancer-preventive compounds—vitamins, minerals, phenols, and phytosterols—about 10 times, explains Stoner. He adds that fresh and frozen berries are probably protective as well, but we’d have to eat a lot more of them to get the same benefits. Also, keep in mind that some nutrients are lost when fruit is heated or cooked, so it’s best to eat your berries (freeze-dried or fresh) just as they are.

We like: Just Tomatoes, Etc.’s variety of organic dried berries, including Organic Just Raspberries ($5.50, 1.5 oz tub; justtomatoes.com ), or Wilderness Family Naturals freeze-dried organic raspberries in either whole or powdered form. ($22.45 to $18.50, 8 oz whole or powdered; wildernessfamilynaturals.com ). —LW

Author: Lindsay Wilson

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