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HEALTH BRIEFS: Mobile mammography center to to make stop at Snellville department store

The BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center will stop at the Belk store in Snellville on May 3 to offer free mammogram screenings.

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Prom held at rehab facility for Mountain View student seriously injured in car accident

A Mountain View High junior is scheduled to be discharged from the Shepherd Center on Tuesday, four days after a prom was the latest in the wave of community support the family has received since a serious car accident changed their family.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for April 21

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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National Ambassador for March of Dimes visits Gwinnett Medical Center

National Ambassador for March of Dimes, Aidan Lamothe, visited Gwinnett Medical Center on Tuesday to spread the word about the March of Dimes in anticipation of Atlanta and Gwinnett’s marches on April 26.

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.

SOWELL: Comparison of men vs. women pay is statistical fraud

Although comparing women and men who are in fact comparable is not easy to do, when you look at women and men who are similar on multiple factors, the sex differential in pay shrinks drastically and gets close to the vanishing point. In some categories, women earn more than men with the same range of characteristics.

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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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