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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.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month events around Gwinnett

A look at events around Gwinnett County for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for Sept. 29

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: GMC announces online ER reservations

A look at local health news.

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Lawrenceville woman uses puppetry to find kidney donor

Lawrenceville resident Becky Ray is searching for a kidney donor, but she’s going about it in a very creative way. She’s using her background in puppetry arts to tell her story and find a donor.

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Central Gwinnett grad publishes book of mother's journals to inspire others fighting cancer

Caleb McCoy, former Central Gwinnett High football player, has published a book of his mother’s journal entries before and during her battle with cancer to inspire people and families fighting cancer. It’s now available on Amazon and Kindle.

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Report: Disabilities system reform needs work

State health officials have major work ahead to meet a July 2015 deadline with the federal government on improving care for Georgians with mental illness and developmental disabilities.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for Sept. 22

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.

DALY: Some plants are troublesome and should be avoided

Certain plants are troublesome in the home landscape and should be avoided. You should select plants with similar characteristics that perform better and are easier to maintain.

BOC approves free prescription discount program for county residents

The program, Coast2Coast RX, provides discounts on more than 60,000 name brand and generic medications.

Weekly restaurant health inspections for Sept. 15

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.

Gwinnett Tech radiologic technology students ace certification test

For the ninth consecutive year, graduates of the Gwinnett Tech Radiologic Technology program earned a 100 percent pass rate on their national certifying exam.