Health & Wellness

 President Lea Bay

Duluth Hospital Administrator recognized for contributions
Gwinnett Medical Center's Lea Bay Receives Top Honors

Duluth – Recently, Gwinnett Medical Center-Duluth’s (GMC-Duluth) President Lea Bay was presented with the 2013 Professional Achievement Award by the Institute of Health Administration at Georgia State University. This award is given on an annual basis to an alumnus who has demonstrated achievements in leadership, contributions to health administration and the community, and dedication to graduate education in health administration.  

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Tim Gustavson, Health Education Specialist at Gwinnett Medical Center

Every year we set huge goals as our New Year’s resolutions, only to crash and quit a few days or weeks into the year. So, instead of these massive resolutions that only lead to frustration, why not try these five small steps each day? They’re easy to remember, take no special equipment, and will keep you on a steady path to good health.

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More than 1 million people in the United States get cancer each year. But did you know certain types of cancer can be prevented? Cervical cancer is almost completely preventable, and in this article, we’ll review some strategies.

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Dr. Shane Smith M.D.

As an orthopedic surgeon, this is one of the most common complaints I hear from patients. Many knee problems occur during sports or recreational activities, work-related tasks, or home projects. Knee problems may also manifest due to injury, disease, overuse, or just everyday wear and tear. Knee issues affect people of all ages from children to the elderly, and most everyone will experience knee problems at some point in their lives.

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Richard Carlin, MD

The ever-changing landscape of healthcare
By Richard Carlin, MD

With the introduction of the Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, there seems to be great fears as well as unknowns on how it will affect medicine. Having had eye problems for much of my life, I was particularly concerned on how it will affect my Ophthalmologist. Having grown up and lived in Gwinnett County, I have witnessed tremendous change in the medical community over the past 40 years. Many physicians and medical practices have come and gone, but there is one who I have visited from childhood and now bring my own children – CarlinVision. 

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