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'Pink in the Rink' has special meaning for Gladiators' ice crew

On Monday, crews returned to the rink at the Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth to transform the ice to a pale pink for the seventh annual Pink in the Rink.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for Feb. 24

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

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'Lone Survivor' tells story at Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation gala

More than 800 donors attended a gala for the Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation on Saturday night at the Gwinnett Center, which featured Marcus Luttrell, a Navy SEAL injured in Afghanistan who the movie “Lone Survivor” is based on.

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Country music singer tours hospital before peforming locally

Lee, a country music artist known for his support of U.S. servicemen and women, will perform Friday night at a fundraising event benefitting the patients of the Hope Clinic, who are primarily uninsured and Medicare patients. The concert will be held at Lawrenceville First United Methodist Church and organizers anticipate about 400 in attendance. On Saturday, Ricky Lee will perform at the Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation’s annual gala at the Gwinnett Center, honoring individuals or corporations who have given $1,000 or more over a one-year period. At that event, guests will hear Marcus Luttrell, a former Navy SEAL whose real-life story of survival is portrayed in the movie “Lone Survivor” speak.

HEALTH BRIEFS: Free prenatal care visits offered to uninsured pregnant women

The visits are offered by the Good Samaritan Health Center of Gwinnett.

Eastside Medical Center, Walgreens announce clinical collaboration agreement

Several Gwinnett Walgreens locations will be part of the collaboration.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for Feb. 17

The Gwinnett County Health Department recently released its restaurant health scores for the week. Each Monday, the Daily Post takes a snapshot of scores from around the county.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for Feb. 10

The Gwinnett County Health Department recently released its restaurant health scores for the week. Each Monday, the Daily Post takes a snapshot of scores from around the county.

HEALTH BRIEFS: Local retirement community recognized by consumer reviews website

In other health news, Friday, Feb. 7, is National Wear Red Day.

New procedure at Gwinnett Medical lowers risk of sudden cardiac arrest

Gwinnett Medical Center is the second hospital in Georgia to provide this procedure to patients.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for Feb. 3

The Gwinnett County Health Department recently released its restaurant health scores for the week. Each Monday, the Daily Post takes a snapshot of scores from around the county.

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Cheesecake Factory health score goes from 50 to 76

The Buford restaurant failed a health inspection Jan. 22.

Eastside Medical recognized by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia

Eastside has been named a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for Jan. 27

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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Flu has caused nine deaths in Gwinnett since Oct. 1

Nine people in Gwinnett have died because of the flu since Oct. 1, and it’s widespread across Georgia.