Health

Skin Cancer Specialists help screen, educate, treat and manage skin cancer

Dr. Mark Chastain of Skin Cancer Specialists examining a patient. Photo/Special.

Dr. Mark Chastain opened the first Skin Cancer Specialists in Marietta in 2003 and three years later, after seeing the need for an office south of Atlanta, opened a location in Newnan. While the practice can assist patients with general dermatology concerns, skin cancer management is the main focus. Read More»

Teen suicide

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On Monday, Mar. 15, a graduate student at Kennesaw State University was found dead in the parking garage on campus. He apparently jumped from the top floor and his death has been ruled a suicide. Read More»

Those voices in your head

I see kids, tweens, teens, and adults in my practice at ANSCC concerning anxiety related disorders.  I explain to them about the many unusual ways that this thing called anxiety can present itself inside of us and get in the way of our daily lives. It can keep us from going to school or work. It can make us perform poorly on a test or on the job. It can make us afraid of the craziest things, like escalators, odd numbers, even pinecones. Read More»

Robotic surgery comes to Piedmont Fayette

Piedmont Fayette Hospital is now providing surgeons with the most advanced da Vinci Surgical System available, enabling them to perform minimally invasive robotic surgery. The dual-console system allows up to two surgeons to perform complex procedures using an approach that may result in less scarring and faster recovery times for patients. Read More»

Q&A with Anytime Fitness

Question: The fitness magazines always seem to focus on recovering nutritionally after a workout. This makes sense, so what should I be taking-in to optimally recover? Read More»

Golden Age Adult Day Center expands to become Golden Age Senior Solutions, Inc.

Golden Age Senior Solutions, Inc. is committed to one thing: helping care for and improving the lives of Georgia’s seniors. Using a holistic approach ensures that each senior receives a complete range of individualized Geriatric Care services. Read More»

Secrets of successful 'losers'

By Kelcy Kramer, B.S.,M.ED
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Vein disorders and leg health

Research shows that 86 percent of Americans will at one time have some sort of Vein disease resulting in billions of dollars of medical costs and lost productivity. By age 50, 67 percent of women and 50 percent of men will have developed varicose veins.

Symptoms of vein disorders include limb distress such as aching, pain, cramping, tiredness or tightness, heaviness and swelling. Also common are symptoms such as skin tenderness and discoloration irregular skin surface and protruding or spider veins. Read More»

Piedmont Fayette adopts latest surgery technology

da Vinci Surgical System now available at Piedmont Fayette Hospital

Piedmont Fayette Hospital is now providing surgeons with the most advanced da Vinci Surgical System available, enabling them to perform minimally invasive robotic surgery. The dual-console system allows up to two surgeons to perform complex procedures using an approach that may result in less scarring and faster recovery times for patients. Read More»

State Health Dept. asks for input on infant program

The Babies Can’t Wait (BCW) Program is Georgia’s statewide early intervention system for infants and toddlers with special needs, ages birth to three, and their families. The Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) Division of Public Health (DPH) is the lead agency for administration of the BCW system. Read More»