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AdventHealth Murray is celebrating National Nurses Week from May 6 to May 12 to show appreciation for AdventHealth Murray nurses and the invaluable contributions they make in health care every day. … more
Health departments in North Georgia continue to make it easier for Georgians 16 and older to get vaccinated against COVID-19 at public health clinics in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and … more
WASHINGTON – As the weather heats up, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is reminding parents and caregivers of the dangers of heatstroke to children who are left … more
  DALTON – Walk in to the COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at the Mack Gaston Community Center in Dalton this Saturday, May 1from 10 AM-2 PM. Georgians 16 and older are welcome! NO … more
    ATLANTA – Following a thorough safety review, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the CDC and ACIP have determined that the recommended pause regarding the use of the … more
Federal officials have approved Georgia’s plan to extend Medicaid coverage for low-income new mothers in the state, Gov. Brian Kemp’s office announced Wednesday.The plan will lengthen the … more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a very healthy 74-year-old male. I am not on any medications and enjoy normal blood pressure and great stats from my regular bloodwork. I weigh 140 pounds and have been … more
DALTON – Mitch Frix, MD, and Nick Reed, MD, will present a free Hamilton Medical Center (HMC) joint pain webinar on Tuesday, April 27 at 4:30 p.m. The presentation focused on advancements in … more
DEAR DR. ROACH: Your recent article on statins/strokes piqued my interest since you mentioned that statins might cause hemorrhagic strokes. My husband had a hemorrhagic stroke in 2014, cause unknown. … more
DALTON – Hamilton Medical Center’s (HMC) Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) is using a new alternative therapy to help severely ill COVID-19 patients.The Hemolung Respiratory Assist … more
The Anna Shaw Children’s Institute (ASCI), 1201 Burleyson Road, will provide two six-week social skills workshops for children beginning in April. A group for children age 5 to 7 will meet on … more
Anna Shaw Children’s Institute (ASCI) will hold its next CHAMP (Classes to Help, Advise & Motivate Parents) webinar on Tuesday, April 6 at noon (new time). Emily Brandt, MD, board-certified … more
DALTON – Hamilton Health Care System (HHCS) will hold a hiring event on Thursday, April 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Anna Shaw Children’s Institute on the campus of Hamilton Medical Center. … more
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 70 years old. I seem to be getting more polyps (which are removed). In the past five years, I have gone from one diverticulum to extensive diverticulosis throughout my entire … more
Why such rrequent bathroom visits?DEAR DR. ROACH: I'm a 91-year-old male who makes frequent visits to the bathroom to urinate. I am in good health and I wonder what causes this. Where does all that … more
DALTON – Blood Assurance has received 2,410 donations since the beginning of their “Donor Madness” event that began on March 18. The event is to highlight the need for blood and to … more
Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and Governor Brian Kemp today announced the state will expand its COVID vaccine eligibility beginning March 25, 2021, to include all … more
DALTON – Effective Monday (March 22), the North Georgia Health District will transfer registration for COVID-19 vaccination appointments to the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) online … more
CHATTANOOGA – Erlanger Center for Breast Health at Erlanger East Hospital and Erlanger Imaging Women’s Center in the Erlanger Medical Mall were recently reaccredited by the American … more
DALTON – Blood Assurance is hosting an event called “Donor Madness” that will take place March 18 through April 5. The event is to highlight the need for blood and to celebrate … more
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