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GA-PCOM graduates return to practice locally

Graduates of the Georgia campus of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine return after their residencies to practice in the community.

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ARORA: National Osteopathic Medicine Week a good chance to learn about GA-PCOM

This week, April 13-19, is National Osteopathic Medicine (NOM) Week. It is a week in which osteopathic physicians and medical students focus on one common goal — increasing awareness of osteopathic medicine and DOs in communities across the country.

THOMAS: Sebelius is the definition of a scapegoat

President Obama’s nominee to replace Sebelius, budget director Sylvia Burwell, might turn out to be better at fixing websites, but she doesn’t have the power to fix Obamacare. No one does because it is based on a weak foundation and the notion that government can do anything.

G-Braves to support National Alopecia Areata Foundation

The Gwinnett Braves Alopecia Areata Awareness Night will be held May 23.

Dental centers offering free oral cancer screenings

Great Expressions Dental Centers will offer free oral cancer screenings to the public throughout the month of April, which is Oral Cancer Awareness Month.

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Dental help at Good Samaritan Center

Working toward bringing charity dental care to Gwinnett.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for April 14

The Gwinnett County Health Department released recent restaurant health scores. Each Monday, the Daily Post takes a snapshot of those scores.

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New electrophysiology labs expand Gwinnett Medical's cardiac services

The two labs are both equipped with state-of-the-art technology for the diagnosis and treatment of heart arrhythmias.

HEALTH BRIEFS: Gwinnett Medical enters into trauma management agreement

Gwinnett Medical Center in Lawrenceville has recently entered into a management agreement with Hughston Clinic, and through this agreement, two orthopedic trauma specialists are now affiliated with the hospital.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for April 6

The Gwinnett County Health Department released recent restaurant health scores. Each Monday, the Daily Post takes a snapshot of those scores.

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Pollen count skyrockets to 'extremely high' 2,722

The pollen count on Thursday in the Atlanta area is 2,722, which is in the “extremely high” category, according to the Atlanta Allergy and Asthma Clinic.

HEALTH BRIEFS: Talk with a certified health care marketplace navigator

A a certified health care marketplace navigator will be on hand Wednesday at the Lawrenceville library branch.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for March 31

The Gwinnett County Health Department released recent restaurant health scores. Each Monday, the Daily Post takes a snapshot of the scores.

Duluth resident running Boston Marathon to raise funds for cancer research

Lindsay Haigh from Duluth, GA, will run in the Boston Marathon to raise funds for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

HEALTH BRIEFS: Local group provides support for survivors of suicide

The Gwinnett Survivors of Suicide Support Group began meeting in January and the group’s next meeting will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 27.

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