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BREAST CANCER SCREENING IS MORE THAN A PINK RIBBON 11.11.2019

BREAST CANCER SCREENING IS MORE THAN A PINK RIBBON

BY: DR. GISELLE PINEIRO October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The American Academy of Family Practice says breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States with the most frequent diagnoses being among women ages 55 to 64, with the average age of death from the disease occurring at […]

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MEDICAL COLUMN: BUT DOCTOR, DO I HAVE TO GET THE FLU SHOT? 09.9.2019

MEDICAL COLUMN: BUT DOCTOR, DO I HAVE TO GET THE FLU SHOT?

MEDICAL COLUMN BY: DR. KAYLA BATCHELOR “But Doctor, do I have to get the flu shot?” This is a question frequently heard by practitioners everywhere. The annual flu shot helps prevent the spread of a contagious disease that has possible fatal consequences. Since “flu season” is quickly approaching, your doctor may have already recommended you […]

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RESIDENT SPOTLIGHT: ARIAN BAKER 09.9.2019

RESIDENT SPOTLIGHT: ARIAN BAKER

Dr. Arian Baker knew exactly the type of residency program she was searching for – a smaller, community-based program set in a rural, southern area. Not only did Georgia South Family Medicine Residency check off all the necessary boxes, but the community made a perfect match for her as well. “After interviewing with the program […]

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ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS: GOOD OR BAD? 06.6.2019

ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS: GOOD OR BAD?

Artificial Sweeteners: Good or Bad? By: Dr. Theja Lanka Everybody would love to be healthy and body weight is a big part of that. It can be affected by everything from food to physical activity to sleep habits and can increase the risk of many medical problems including diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. […]

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