The Truth Behind Weight Loss Ads

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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 […]

Your Post-Baby Bloom: 9 Resolutions for Renewal

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Your Post-Baby Bloom: Nine Spring Resolutions for Renewing and Refreshing Yourself If the winter winds have been howling outside (while your baby is howling inside), you might be experiencing a touch of the winter blues. After several weeks or months of caring for your new arrival, it’s easy to become stuck in a rut of […]

Graceful, Healthy Aging: Women’s Health Workshop

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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 […]

A Healthy Heart is a Happy Heart

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February is American Heart Month. Do yourself a favor and incorporate these simplified ways of doing everyday tasks to save energy for active recreational activities that keep your heart healthy. UTILIZE BODY MECHANICS. One of the easiest ways to save energy is to use your body correctly. This means distributing work over several sets of […]

New Lung Cancer Screening Program at Piedmont Fayette

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Piedmont Fayette Hospital launches new lung cancer screening program Lung cancer causes more deaths than colon, breast and prostate cancer combined, according to the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). That’s why Piedmont Fayette Hospital has launched a new lung cancer screening program to improve early detection of the disease, which is the second leading cause […]