Health & Wellness

Pam Noonan of Gwinnett Medical Center Garners March of Dimes Award for Excellence in Nursing
Recognized for care, compassion, service 

Lawrenceville, Ga. – The Georgia Chapter of the March of Dimes announced that Pam Noonan of the Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion at Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC)-Lawrenceville received top honors in the Women’s Health category. The organization honored 16 outstanding local nurses at the 2014 Nurse of the Year Awards.

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Safeguarding your family against influenza can seem a daunting task, especially during the winter, when cold weather begs people to stay inside—and get into each other’s space. Wicked flu germs love close quarters, but you can become a flu-fighting superhero by following a few simple, proactive suggestions. 

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Podiatrists treat a wide range of ankle and foot conditions

A study by the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) found that 77 percent of Americans have experienced foot pain and half say that foot pain has restricted their activities.

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 Dr. Elizabeth Kobe

Pregnancy Q&A with Dr. Elizabeth Kobe of Montreal OB/GYN
By Elizabeth Kobe, D.O.

It’s very easy to hear only part of the whole story when listening to television talk shows or reading short health articles these days. Elizabeth Kobe, D.O., a physician specializing in obstetrics and gynecology with DeKalb Medical Physicians Group Montreal OB/GYN in Tucker, Ga., answers a few of the most frequently asked questions that are not always fully answered in popular media outlets:

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Rebecca Paden, BCND

It’s the food
By Rebecca Paden, BCND

Recently I attended and spoke at a cancer survivor banquet. After the luncheon one of my patients came up to me and said “you know what is missing? More discussion about prevention. We discussed treatment, detection and research but nothing about prevention.” She was spot on. My mentor, Dr. John McDougall, M.D. published the first study accepted in a scientific journal on the dietary treatment of breast cancer which was published in 1982.

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