Health & Wellness

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.

Gwinnett-based medical residency program moves ahead

Lawrenceville, Ga.– Interviews are underway at Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) for the new internal medicine residency program. The first class of internal medicine residents will begin training in June 2015; GMC hopes to accept up to five residents during the first year.

Clinical trials: should you volunteer?

A clinical trial is a research study in which volunteers receive investigational treatments under the supervision of a physician and trained research professionals. These treatments are developed by pharmaceutical companies who select qualified physicians to be their Investigators.