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Hospitals cutting payrolls to cope with tough times

A recent series of job cuts shows that tough financial times remain for the state’s hospitals – and may get worse next year, experts say.

Flu hitting Gwinnett? Six schools report uptick in absences

Gwinnett County Public Schools officials in recent days have distributed information and reminders this week about flu season after six schools have reported at least 10 percent of their students absent.

Greater Gwinnett Championship names 2015 charity recipients

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and the Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation will receive proceeds from next year’s Greater Gwinnett Championship, tournament officials announced on Wednesday.

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Dental services for veterans

More and more each day the community is coming together to support and honor the men and women who have served their country by enlisting or becoming commissioned in the U.S. military. There has been a wave of gratitude and appreciation being shown to these great men and women that have put their life and freedom on the line so that we as United States citizens can enjoy the benefits of living in a free society.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for Dec. 15

Each week the Daily Post takes a snapshot of recent health scores from around the county that have been released by the Gwinnett County Health Department.

Georgia, South still low in health rankings

Georgia retained its ranking of 38th in a newly released 2014 state-by-state health report card.

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Health system continues Gwinnett expansion

Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, part of the Northeast Georgia Health System, will open a new location in Dacula next month.

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HEALTH BRIEFS: GMC celebrating ‘Nurse of the Year’

A look at local health news.

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‘You must always believe’: Sculpture unveiled in memory of young woman at GMC

The sculpture, dedicated to Gwinnett State Court Judge Emily Brantley’s daughter, is hoped to inspire hope.

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Suwanee woman honored with state healthy employee award

The woman, an employee of the Georgia Department of Transportation, learned how to swim in order to complete her first Ironman competition.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for Dec. 8

Each week the Daily Post takes a snapshot of recent health scores from around the county that have been released by the Gwinnett County Health Department.

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KRAUTHAMMER: Following the real civil war

The media are so enamored of the continuing (and largely contrived) story about the great Republican civil war that they fail to appreciate that the real internecine fight is being waged on the other side of the aisle.

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Will 2015 be the year for medical marijuana?

State Rep. Allen Peake, a Macon Republican, said there are at least 17 Georgia families living in Colorado so they can have access to medical marijuana.

HEALTH BRIEFS: Eastside offering free weight loss surgery seminar

A look at local health news.

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Flu vaccine may be less effective this winter

The flu vaccine may not be very effective this winter, according to U.S. health officials who worry this may lead to more serious illnesses and deaths.

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