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Senior Workshop: Get Fresh! With Farm-Fresh Eating

July 8, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Piedmont Fayette Hospital’s Sixty Plus Services and Fayette Senior Services present Get Fresh! Farm-fresh eating…it’s easy, fun and better for you! Thursday, July 18 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (includes lunch) Fayette Senior Services Life Enrichment Center 4 Center Drive, Fayetteville The event is FREE. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Seating is limited. Please call 770.461.0813 to [...]

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Seniors: Bone Nutrition Class

July 3, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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“Bone-ified” Tuesday, July 9– 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Fayette Senior Services (FSS) – Fayetteville location at the FSS Life Enrichment Center, 4 Center Drive. We don’t think about it very often, but our bone health is just as important as the rest of our health, especially as we age. Sue Raia will be on [...]

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The Truth Behind Weight Loss Ads

April 23, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Summer is just around the corner, and so are the endless advertisements for weight loss.  Common sense will tell you that cutting down on your caloric intake and exercising are your best bets for shedding those extra pounds.  But just in case, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) provides some helpful information and tips on what [...]

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Simplify Your Morning Routine with a BB Cream

April 13, 2013 by Crystal Schwanke  
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What would you say if you found out you could take care of your moisturizer, skin treatment, sunscreen, and makeup all at one time? You could hit the snooze button an extra time or two thanks to no longer needing to apply a product, wait for it to soak in, then apply another, and another. [...]

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Fayetteville Nurse Wins Battle Against Colon Cancer

March 28, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Fayetteville resident Beth Phillips, RN, was only 47 when she was diagnosed with stage four colorectal cancer, making her three years younger at the age of diagnosis than the recommended age to start colonoscopy screenings. “People assume when they hear the words, ‘colon cancer’ that it is a disease that only affects older adults,” said [...]

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Graceful, Healthy Aging: Women’s Health Workshop

February 28, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Piedmont Fayette Hospital 1279 Building, 3rd Floor Conference Room C Thursday, March 21 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.   The beginning of spring is a great time to focus on getting in shape and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Experts Dr. Verna Thornton, OB/GYN. Piedmont Fayette Hospital’s Sixty Plus Services and Fayette Senior Services Life Enrichment [...]

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7 Savings Tips for Winter Formalwear

February 24, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Nestled between homecoming and prom, the winter formal is a festive way to kick off the new year. It helps combat post-holiday blues and distracts dance-goers from the fact spring is still a few months away. Though the timing of this dance is ideal for teenagers, it couldn’t come at a worse time budget-wise. Families [...]

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Common Medicare Scams and Identity Theft

February 23, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Common scams Be suspicious of doctors, health care providers, or suppliers who: • Ask for your Medicare number in exchange for free equipment or services or for “record keeping purposes” • Tell you that tests become cheaper as more of them are provided • Advertise “free” consultations to people with Medicare • Call or visit [...]

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Do’s and Don’t of Buying Clothes Online

February 22, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Innovations in online shopping have made the Internet an increasingly popular outlet for fashion. From technology that promises the perfect fit to widgets that allow you to discuss your potential purchase with friends, virtual clothes shopping is on the rise. With e-retail spending projected to increase 62 percent by 2016, it’s no wonder this trend [...]

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5 Hair Myths – Busted!

February 21, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Misinformation can be just as stubborn as frizz or those pesky flyaways – it’s difficult to manage, impossible to reason with and it just keeps coming back, says longtime hair-care advocate and health scientist Audrey Davis-Sivasothy. “Old wives’ tales and ineffective products that claim to treat or rehabilitate hair often have a placebo effect because [...]

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When Should You Keep Your Sick Child Home?

February 20, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Children are bound to come down with the occasional cold or other viral illness, especially when cold weather keeps a whole class cooped up inside all day. Whether or not to keep your sick child home from school or daycare can be a difficult decision to make, and may also depend on your child’s school [...]

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Piedmont Fayette Town Hall Meeting Feb. 28

February 19, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Piedmont Healthcare will be holding a series of town hall meetings in the coming weeks in the areas surrounding each of the Piedmont-affiliated hospitals throughout Georgia. Results from recent community health needs assessments specific to each hospital’s community will be discussed. “It is important to know where our communities stand in terms of health needs,” [...]

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