Health & Wellness

 “Don’t waste your life suffering needlessly. You don’t have to put up with it.”

Nothing is quite as delightful this time of year as a field of wildflowers in bloom unless of course, you have allergies. If that’s the case, you’re probably one of the 36 million Americans who wake up each spring morning with a runny nose, itchy eyes and a scratchy throat, all symptoms of seasonal allergies. But, Michael Pickford, MD, an otolaryngologist with Gwinnett ENT says there is relief.

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Pernisa Perkins, R.N. at Eastside Medical Center with her co-workers

EMC recognizes Pernisa Perkins, RN, with DAISY Award
By Staff Reports

Snellville, GA - Pernisa Perkins, R.N. at Eastside Medical Center, was recently honored with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. This national award recognizes nurses for the excellent care they provide to patients.

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United Way hosts 10th Women’s Legacy Awards Gala
Four of Gwinnett’s leading women philanthropists to be honored

On Friday, March 28, the United Way’s Women’s Leadership Council in Gwinnett will host the 10th Women’s Legacy Awards Gala at the Sonesta Gwinnett Place, 6 p.m. The event is a fundraiser and will include a reception and dinner.

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Nan McCormick, RN, BSN

Peanut butter and jelly. Peas and carrots. Smoking and lung cancer. Like it or not, some things just go together. In fact, 80 to 90 per cent of lung cancer cases in the U.S. and Canada are directly attributed to smoking.

But if you think lung cancer only happens to smokers think again. You don’t have to be a smoker in the true sense of the word to be at higher risk for this disease.

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Gwinnett Medical Center

GMC to help community with Affordable Care Act
Seminar and Enrollment
Saturday, March 8
from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Lawrenceville, Ga. (February 25, 2014) – GMC is hosting an ACA enrollment event at the Resource Center to connect residents and resources as it relates to the national healthcare enrollment process. Seminars will be presented every hour on the hour highlighting the enrollment process. In addition, ACA healthcare navigators will be on-site to assist the public with the process.

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