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Piedmont QuickCare opens at Walgreens

Piedmont QuickCare opens at Walgreens

The former TakeCare Clinics at 27 Walgreens stores in metro Atlanta are now operated by Piedmont Healthcare. Aug. 15, 10:22 PM

Free counseling group for men offered

Willow Oak Community Behavioral Health Center is offering a free open group for men each Thursday. Aug. 15, 10:05 PM

Local cycling club raises funds for Piedmont Cancer Wellness

Local cycling club raises funds for Piedmont Cancer Wellness

The Southside Cycling Club of Fayette/Coweta has raised more than $28,000. Aug. 02, 6:10 AM

Group combines faith and fitness

Local classes will be starting again this August. Aug. 02, 6:04 AM

Health care ideas, questions multiply

Health care ideas, questions multiply

While Republicans’ efforts to scrap the Affordable Care Act have failed, how the 2010 health law actually operates from now on will be influenced by government officials’ decisions, as well as by market forces. Aug. 01, 6:52 AM

Rehab hospital earns stroke certification

Rehab hospital earns stroke certification

​A local therapeutic hospital has earned disease-specific certification for compliance with the standards of a national accreditation organization. Aug. 01, 5:56 AM

DOJ: Woman posed as doctor, ran clinics in Marietta and across U.S.

DOJ: Woman posed as doctor, ran clinics in Marietta and across U.S.

MARIETTA, Ga. – A woman has pleaded guilty in federal court to falsely representing herself as a doctor at several clinics around the country. Jul. 29, 5:34 AM

Fleas may increase during the summer

Fleas may increase during the summer

These recommendations from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will help you prevent and eliminate flea problems in your home or yard. Jul. 29, 5:21 AM

Insurance exchange faces murky future

Insurance exchange faces murky future

While the political outlook changes almost daily, the future of Georgia’s exchange will depend not just on what happens in Congress, but on upcoming decisions made by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia. Jul. 25, 5:27 AM

Insurance chief won’t run again

Insurance chief won’t run again

State Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said Monday that he will not seek re-election next year. Jul. 18, 5:39 AM

Drug costs staggering

Drug costs staggering

Recent price hikes for several pharmaceuticals – and prices for some new drugs – have astonished even health care experts. Jul. 18, 5:45 AM

Help children avoid heatstroke

Help children avoid heatstroke

Heatstroke in children, particularly those left in vehicles, is very serious. Jul. 15, 6:07 AM

Deb’s Walk helps Moreland cancer survivor

Deb’s Walk helps Moreland cancer survivor

The folks lining up there on Independence Day were there to honor Smith. Jul. 12, 6:17 AM

Ga. health commish named CDC director

Ga. health commish named CDC director

NEW YORK (AP) — Georgia's health commissioner, Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald of Carrollton, was named Friday to lead the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the federal government's top public health agency. Jul. 08, 11:14 PM

Expanded medical cannabis law in effect

Expanded medical cannabis law in effect

​As of July 1, several new conditions are eligible for treatment with cannabis oil, under Georgia’s expanded program allowing the use of a medicine derived from marijuana. Jul. 07, 5:19 AM

Ride to benefit Piedmont Cancer Wellness

Ride to benefit Piedmont Cancer Wellness

Cycling event proceeds to benefit the Thomas F. Chapman Family Cancer Wellness at Piedmont Newnan. Jul. 06, 8:11 AM

No locally transmitted Zika cases

No locally transmitted Zika cases

Coweta County has had fewer than five travel-related cases of Zika since January 2016. Jul. 11, 5:49 AM

Medicaid plan changes

Medicaid plan changes

Tens of thousands of Georgia Medicaid beneficiaries were to be switched in their health plans over the weekend in an unprecedented shift in enrollment for the government program. Jul. 05, 12:38 AM

Coweta needs more doctors for baby boomers

Coweta needs more doctors for baby boomers

The surge of senior citizens means Coweta will need more primary care physicians. Jul. 03, 5:53 AM

Coweta man 'breaks a leg' for Dancing Stars

Coweta man 'breaks a leg' for Dancing Stars

O’Flynn has high hopes of competing in the 2018 Coweta Dancing Stars competition. Jun. 28, 11:12 AM

Benefit ride to raise money, celebrate life of local child

Benefit ride to raise money, celebrate life of local child

Locals have organized a benefit ride on behalf of the Tucker family. Jun. 21, 10:09 AM

New Piedmont physician offers to be partner-in-care to local patients

New Piedmont physician offers to be partner-in-care to local patients

Ear, nose and throat specialist joins Piedmont Healthcare's Newnan team Jun. 15, 1:35 PM

Alrutz recognized for work with local fitness center

Alrutz recognized for work with local fitness center

Alrutz has served as manager of the Piedmont Newnan Fitness Center for 11 years. Jun. 15, 1:36 PM

HealthSouth finds niche in Newnan

​There is a significant difference between a rehabilitation hospital and a nursing home. Jun. 07, 6:15 AM

Summertime is tick time in Georgia

Summertime is tick time in Georgia

Long pants, tall socks and a little common sense will go a long way in helping Georgians avoid ticks this summer, according to Elmer Gray, a public health entomologist. Jun. 05, 10:52 PM




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Police pursuit through Newnan 6.29.17

Police pursuit through Newnan 6.29.17

Officer Kyle LaChance pursues a fleeing vehicle through Newnan.

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Procession for Lt. Paramedic Michael Scott Norton

Procession for Lt. Paramedic Michael Scott Norton

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