Health & Wellness

Driving home from dinner, you glance over at your husband and you know something isn’t right. His right arm appears limp—paralyzed even. His speech is slurred. And his mouth is drooping.

What is happening?

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Gwinnett Medical Center Adds New Orthopaedic Trauma Specialists Lawrenceville - Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) has recently entered into a management agreement with Hughston Clinic. Through this agreement, two orthopedic trauma specialists, Bruce Ziran, MD and Philip Kregor, MD, are now affiliated with GMC-Lawrenceville.

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Eastside Medical Center recieves award for care of stoke patients

Eastside Medical Center has received the Get With the Guidelines–Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients.

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Captains of the ship: Hospitalists coordinate the care of patients in the hospital

In the past, care for hospitalized patients was provided by their primary care physicians who would round on them once a day and be on call. As medical knowledge evolved and research data showed earlier and timely interventions are instrumental to better outcomes, hospitals moved to provide dedicated doctors for the hospitalized patients, who are available to see patients any time of the day. This has shown tremendous improvement in safety, quality metrics, and better morbidity outcomes and this prompted the American Hospitals to institute Hospital Medicine as a service they provide.

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As summer approaches, many think they should wait until fall to work on turning back the clock. But you don’t have to completely avoid the sun to enjoy the benefits of many of today’s anti-aging treatments. Be honest about your lifestyle activities with your skincare provider, so they can design a realistic treatment plan that will have you looking fit and fresh by fall.

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