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Big jump looming in health insurance rates

Many Georgians could face double-digit increases

The proposed hikes in Georgia are “larger than we’ve seen in the last four years,’’ said Bill Custer, a health insurance expert at Georgia State University.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for June 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.

HEALTH BRIEFS: Eastside offers community health screening

A look at local health news.

Cycling event to honor late Buford girl, raise funds to fight deadly blood disease

On Saturday, cyclists from around the Southeast will gather to raise funds to help combat a rare and deadly blood disease. The 6th annual Jackson County Brevet will benefit research for Aplastic Anemia, a blood disorder that primarily affects children.

DALY: Oak trees, tomato leaf spots and mowing lawns

Gwinnett Extension Agent Tim Daly answers your questions.

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American Red Cross asks for help on first ever ‘Giving Day’ Tuesday

The charity is asking for any donations possible.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for June 1

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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Alum speaks to record GA-PCOM graduating class| PHOTOS

The largest graduating class of the Georgia campus of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine held graduation ceremonies at the Gwinnett Center.

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Legislator: Medicaid waiver plan still requires legislative OK

Rep. Jason Spencer, a physician assistant, is raising questions about a plan proposed by Grady Health System that would request a special Medicaid “waiver” to cover more uninsured Georgians.

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Cancer survivors teaming up to help others

Angie Patterson will be teaming up with health care providers and other stakeholders, along with survivors, to develop research to address the needs of vulnerable Georgians who have had the disease.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for May May 25

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.

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.