Glaucoma Cases rise

More than 2.7 million Americans age 40 and older have open-angle glaucoma, a 22 percent increase from just 10 years ago, according to the 2012 Vision Problems in the U.S.

Smiles By Simmons
By Beth Volpert

Local dentist, Dr. John Simmons considers his practice more than traditional dentistry. The building, both inside and out expresses the artist and humanitarian who uses his talent to bring a smile to many faces.

Stroke awareness: be a hero

May is Stroke Awareness Month, and learning  how to recognize and respond when someone has a heart attack or a stroke, can make you a hero. Here are the basics from Gwinnett Medical Center, the region’s leader in cardiac and stroke care.