Dr. Michael Lipsitt

I’m not a gambler. I don’t like the idea of dropping quarters into a machine, hoping that a waterfall of coins will pour out at some point. I don’t try to beat a train at a railroad crossing. But, I do call my philosophy when thinking about men’s heart health as “The Las Vegas Philosophy.”

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Dr. Joshua Morris

Treatment-resistant depression (TRD) is a hot topic for psychiatrists right now. With the approval of SpravatoTM earlier this year, there are now three treatments for TRD including electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS).

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Dr. Vonda Ware, OB/GYN at Gwinnett Gynecology and Maternity

Having a baby can be the most joyous time in a mother’s pregnancy. It may also bring great concern due to risk factors such as age or other concerns determined by a physician. With state-of-the-art genetic testing, there is a low-risk way to learn about the health of a fetus and the risk of certain birth defects.

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Dr. Andrew Kramer

What is the gallbladder?
The gallbladder is a storage sac under the liver that holds bile made by the liver until it is needed to help digest a meal. After a meal, the gall-bladder contracts squeezing the bile down the bile duct into the intestines to help digest food.

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Dr. Demir Baykal, Cardiologist

Heart failure, a major public health problem, is a constellation of signs and symptoms originating from structural and functional abnormalities of the heart. It leads to a generalized maladaptive chronic inflammatory stress reaction in the body. It can be caused by common conditions such as high blood pressure, atherosclerosis (plaque build-up in arteries) or exogenous factors such as viruses, alcohol, toxins. It can also be hereditary.

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Dr. Janice Pressley Gynecologist

Uterine fibroids (“leiomyomas” in medical terms) are very common benign tumors of the uterus. They are not cancer and don’t become cancer. At least 50% of all women will have fibroids by age 50, and that percentage may be as high as 80% among black women.

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