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Ailing former nurse starts charity for awareness of rare disease | VIDEO

Beth Nguyen says local health-care professionals need to know more about syringomyelia.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for Oct. 20

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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Football concussions: Amid the fear, UGA research brings some hope

Headlines about concussions and their effects on professional and college football players are inescapable. The issue is changing the way people talk about the game.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for Oct. 13

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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Former Surgeon General discusses importance of education in healthcare

Dr. Regina Benjamin was the guest speaker at the “Champions of Healthcare” luncheon held Oct. 10 at the Georgia Campus of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

HEALTH BRIEFS: Atlanta Falcon hosting March of Dimes event

A look at local health news.

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PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE: Peachtree Christian Hospice golf tourney set for Oct. 27

On Oct.27, Peachtree Christian Hospice, a premier general inpatient hospice center located in Duluth, will host its 14th Annual Golf Classic in loving memory of co-Founder and board co-chair, William N. “Bill” Todd, Sr., who passed away in 2013.

DPH preparing Ebola guidance for schools, universities

The Georgia Department of Public Health has already distributed information to first responders for handling suspected Ebola patients.

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Local hospitals make preparations for Ebola

While no cases have been reported in the area, healthcare providers are on alert for patients presenting with Ebola-like symptoms.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for Oct. 6

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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HEALTH BRIEFS: Residents give rehab center car for patients

A look at local health news.

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Narrow networks: Many upset as insurers exclude favorite providers

In healthcare there is an accelerating trend of health insurers offering consumers more limited choices of medical providers. The resulting health plans have become known generally as “narrow networks.”

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Mammogram saves woman from more grim prognosis | VIDEO

Jacqueline Hallums thought the odds were against her having breast cancer. She was wrong.

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