Wellness Center coming to Pinewood Forrest, courtesy of Piedmont Fayette Hospital

Wellness Center coming to Pinewood Forrest, courtesy of Piedmont Fayette Hospital

Piedmont Fayette Hospital plans to construct a wellness center to serve Pinewood Forrest residents and the general public in the mini-city being built on Fayetteville’s west side. Construction is expected to get underway early next year, with opening projected in November 2019. The 60,000 square foot, two-story facility will create a culture of health and […]

Georgia Bone and Joint: Where total hip replacement patients are walking same-day

Georgia Bone and Joint: Where total hip replacement patients are walking same-day

Sponsored Feature Seventeen years ago, four local orthopedic physicians had a vision: a practice of top-notch doctors with a dedicated outpatient surgery center to make access to treatment easier and more convenient for patients. In 2000, those four physicians opened Georgia Bone and Joint in Newnan. Two years later, the surgery center opened. Today, the practice […]

Dr. Wheeler-Hall opens HighPoint Endodontics in Newnan

Dr. Wheeler-Hall opens HighPoint Endodontics in Newnan

Sponsored Content HighPoint Endodontics, the private practice of Dr. Tameika Wheeler-Hall, DMD, specializes in root canal treatment, root canal surgery, cracked teeth, and traumatic dental injuries. The practice uses cutting-edge technology to ensure better diagnoses and up-to-date specialty treatments. Many forms of insurance are accepted. Most people know they can see specialty physicians for many […]

Ageless Wellness treats arthritis with your own stem cells in Peachtree City

Ageless Wellness treats arthritis with your own stem cells in Peachtree City

Sponsored Feature People suffering from chronic joint pain and facing the prospect of surgery have an alternative treatment option with SVF (Stromal Vascular Fraction) stem cell therapy at Stem Cell Center of Georgia offered exclusively by Ageless Wellness Center of Peachtree City. Stem cells are baby cells that can turn into any tissue in the body, […]

Got some chickens? Watch out for avian flu

Got some chickens? Watch out for avian flu

Fayette County Extension Agent Kim Toal had advised Fayette residents with backyard poultry to be aware of a report of an avian flu pathogen in a north Georgia poultry operation. Toal said a presumptive low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) was confirmed on March 27 at a commercial poultry operation in Chattooga County. Officials are testing and […]

Piedmont Healthcare, Humana agree to new contract

New Humana contract will ensure patients’ continued in-network access to all Piedmont Healthcare facilities into 2021.

Piedmont Healthcare, Humana agree to new contract

Piedmont Healthcare and Humana have finalized a new contract, which will ensure patients’ continued in-network access to all Piedmont Healthcare facilities into 2021. The new contract will be effective March 1, 2017. The agreement ensures that plan participants enrolled in Humana employer-sponsored and individual plans, including Medicare Advantage, will have in-network access to the 1,600 […]

First confirmed flu-related death in Georgia

First confirmed flu-related death in Georgia

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is confirming the first flu-related death in the state this year. The individual was an elderly adult. Flu activity is increasing statewide, along with the number of hospitalizations due to flu-related illness. “Every healthy individual over the age of six months should get a flu vaccine,” said Brenda […]

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