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Weekly restaurant health inspections for May 17

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.

GAB: American Red Cross to host blood drives at Mall of Georgia

The American Red Cross will host a blood drive Memorial Day Weekend at the Mall of Georgia in Buford.

Gwinnett tops state for healthcare exchange enrollment

Gwinnett County had by far the highest enrollment among Georgia counties in the state’s 2015 health insurance exchange, said a report released Wednesday.

Gov. Deal vetoes agency for older Georgians

As expected, Gov. Nathan Deal on Tuesday vetoed legislation that would have created a separate state agency devoted to older Georgians. House Bill 86 had passed overwhelmingly in the General Assembly session.

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HEALTH BRIEFS: New Braselton hospital already expanding

A look at local health news.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for May 11

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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Will Gov. Deal veto new agency for seniors?

Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to veto House Bill 86, which would move the current Division of Aging Services out of the Department of Human Services and create a new state agency.

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‘Silent teachers’: Body donors celebrated for contributions to GA-PCOM | PHOTOS

Every year, dozens of Georgians donate their bodies to medicine at the Suwanee campus of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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HEALTH BRIEFS: National Nurses Week celebrated at GMC

A look at local health news.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for May 4

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.

Report: Gwinnett receives failing ozone grade

State’s air quality better, but still worrisome

The American Lung Association’s “State of the Air 2015” report, released Wednesday, gave a failing grade on ozone to six Georgia counties: Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale.

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HEALTH BRIEFS: GMC announces Duke partnership

A look at local health news.

Dacula Anytime Fitness offering free Saturday workouts

Beginning at 10 a.m. each Saturday, representatives from the gym will offer the event which includes several giveaways at Rabbit Hill Park.

GaDOE working with all school districts to pull Blue Bell products

Health inspectors are performing physical checks during scheduled food service inspections at schools to ensure all of these products are no longer served.

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