Health & Wellness

Hospital expansion provides convenience
for Hamilton Mill community 

Gwinnett Medical Center growth continues 

Lawrenceville, Ga. – Recently, Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) administration announced the further expansion of services at the Hamilton Mill location. Located across from Duncan Creek public library in Hamilton Mill Station, the expanded location now includes primary care, cardiac and women’s services and walk-in care in addition to the current imaging facilities, which feature mammograms, x-ray and ultrasound. 

The newest in laser hair removal treatment
By Abraham Medical Cosmetic

Not long ago laser hair removal treatments were only best recommended for people with light colored skin and dark hair color because the laser system was only able to distinguish darker pigments in contrast to lighter skin. 

Battle the bulge the non-surgical way!

The holidays are upon us and that means family, fun and food!  What’s great about this time of year is the excitement in the air and the generous spirit that comes with it.  The only downside may be the extra pounds we pack on after the holiday craze has ended. 

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.

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.