Senior Workshop: Get Fresh! With Farm-Fresh Eating

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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 […]

Taking care of your stressed self

Are You Okay?: Caring for Yourself in the Midst of Stress Marla Tomazin shares seven strategies that will help you to focus on your own well-being—and to feel a little bit better—in the midst of one of life’s rough patches. New York, NY (June 2013)—Everyone goes through rough spots in life—it’s an unfortunate but unavoidable […]

Cruise for a Cure! Relay for Life – Fri May 17th

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Want to go on a cruise that you don’t have to worry about getting seasick or being stuck at sea?Then join us on Friday, May 17th as we go “Cruisin’ For A Cure” with the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Fayette County.This year’s Relay For Life event is being held at Fayette County […]

Ronda Rich Speaks at Cancer Survivor Dinner May 10th

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Ronda Rich to deliver keynote speech at American Cancer Society and Piedmont Fayette Hospital Cancer Survivor Dinner   The American Cancer Society and Piedmont Fayette Hospital will host its annual Cancer Survivor Dinner on Friday, May 10, 2013 beginning a 5:30 p.m. at a new location for the 2013 event; New Hope Baptist Church South […]

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 […]

Fayetteville Nurse Wins Battle Against Colon Cancer

Beth Phillips carries the torch for cancer survivors

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 […]

Veggie Taco Salad

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Healthier Dishes for Your Table (Family Features) Bringing healthier foods to the table can be easier – and more delicious – than you might think. When you add high-quality proteins such as soyfoods to the menu, you open up the door to a wide variety of tasty and nutritious meals. The plant-based proteins of soy […]

Common Medicare Scams and Identity Theft

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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 […]