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Mental Health and Economic Factors Influence Patients’ Paths to Bariatric Surgery

According to the World Health Organization, four million people die from obesity-related causes annually. Studies have shown that bariatric surgery is an effective, lifesaving intervention for patients with obesity, however the majority who are eligible for the procedure never advance to surgery. A team of researchers from Penn State College of Medicine identified variables that may factor […]

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Piedmont Walton Gives $1,500 Sponsorships to Local High School Athletic Programs

Piedmont Walton Hospital recently donated more than $10,000 to local high school athletic departments. Walnut Grove High School, Loganville High School, George Walton Academy, Trinity Prep School, Monroe Area High School, Social Circle High School and Loganville Christian Academy each received a sponsorship check in the amount of $1,500 to support the schools’ sports programs. […]

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4 Bad Spending Habits You Need to Break Today

Imagine a reality where you can afford to move into your dream house, send your kids to college without debt, and give so generously that it transforms your community. If only . . . right? Wrong. With a few changes to your spending habits, you actually can turn your financial dreams into reality. How Bad Spending Habits Mess Up […]

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Sherwin-Williams Inspires a Fresh Start with 2022 Color of the Year Evergreen Fog SW 9130

The gentle gray-green hue brings a breath of fresh air into any residential or commercial space Sherwin-Williams welcomes new beginnings with its 2022 Color of the Year Evergreen Fog SW 9130, a nourishing and sophisticated gray-green. After years of cool neutrals and bold jewel tones, Evergreen Fog ushers in a new era of nostalgic mid-tones. “Evergreen […]

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Housing Market Expected to Stay Stable as COVID-era Protections End

Expirations of eviction and foreclosure moratoria are not likely to distress markets, according to real estate experts surveyed by Zillow – Foreclosures are predicted to make up the smallest single source of available inventory at just 5.4% – Homeowners listing their houses should make up 40% of inventory in the coming year – Expiration of […]

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Free Outdoor Fun to Celebrate National Hunting & Fishing Day

Time to celebrate! National Hunting and Fishing Day is held every year on the fourth Saturday of September. This year, on Sept. 25, plan to attend and participate at any of the FREE scheduled events, encourages the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).  “National Hunting and Fishing Day events are a great way […]

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Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month at the Conyers Latin Festival 2021

This October 3 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Unidos will host a Hispanic culture celebration in the city of Conyers. As part of the commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the 5th edition of the Conyers Latin Festival will be held on Sunday, October 3rd. The event will feature various activities typical of the Latin […]

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Celebra el Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana en el Festival Latino de Conyers 2021

Este 3 de octubre de 11 a.m. a 6 p.m., la ciudad de Conyers, será sede de la cultura hispana en Georgia En el marco de la conmemoración del mes de la herencia hispana, el domingo 3 de octubre, se llevará a cabo la 5ta. edición del Festival Latino de Conyers (Conyers Latin Festival). Evento […]

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Piedmont Rockdale Starts Construction on New Patient Care Area

Updates to Other Patient Care and Support Departments Piedmont Rockdale Hospital recently celebrated the start of its $12.6 million expansion and renovation project. The construction, which began in July, includes completing a new 21-bed in-patient unit along with planned renovations to the hospital’s kitchen, two of its existing medical floors, replacing the roof on Building […]

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