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September 15, 2018

Dr. Chinwe Aligwekwe, MD

All you need to know about Sepsis

September is Sepsis Awareness Month: Every time I walk into the emergency room to admit a patient diagnosed with sepsis, I meet patients who are very scared but do not entirely understand their diagnosis. Sepsis is a life-threatening condition caused by the body’s response to an infection and can lead to tissue damage, organ failure and potentially death.

Tim Golden, BrightStar Care

Ask the Senior Care Expert | What is Respite Care?

In most family caregiver situations there is a single person who does the majority, if not all, of the caregiving. Even if there are multiple adult children involved there is almost always a “point person” who is in charge. Often, there is only one person involved.

Leigh McIntosh

Promoting Education and Literacy

As schools gear up to serve record numbers of students in Gwinnett County, they can always use additional resources to stretch their limited budgets. September is the month that Rotary International has chosen to promote education and literacy.

Shelly Mauldin, Dermal Knowledge

Does Non-Surgical Fat Reduction Work?

Do non-surgical fat reduction methods really work? There is no doubt that liposuction is the fastest way to decrease stubborn fat. However, if you don’t have time or money to go under the knife, what can you do?

Walking and Well-Being for People Over 60

“Let’s take a walk!” For most dogs, pulling out a leash is a sure way to set their tails wagging. For many seniors, having a dog is great motivation to get moving. And the biggest health boost comes to dog-walking owners who have the strongest bonds with their pets, according to The Journal of Gerontologist.

Sweet autumn clematis with white flowers and fragrant beauty quickly climbs up trellises and arbors. Photo credit: Melinda Myers, LLC

Colorful Vines and Groundcovers for the Fall Garden

Create a colorful and fragrant fall finale in your garden with groundcovers and vines. Blanket the earth with hardy groundcovers that add seasonal interest. Then direct your eye skyward with vines climbing on trellises, fences, and arbors.

Tracey Wells

Tips to keep your auto insurance rates as low as possible

As you open your auto insurance renewal notices you are seeing higher rates than ever in Georgia. There are many factors causing these increases but I’m going to give you some tips on keeping your rates as low as possible. There are factors that are impacting each auto insurance policy and insurance quote you receive when shopping for quotes.

Carol Wood

Help Your Children to Have a Successful School Year!

The school year is well underway and it is important to make sure your children start off the best way possible. Regardless of your children’s grade level in school, following are suggestions which may be helpful in enabling them to work more productively and successfully, thus increasing their chance of a successful school year.