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Breast Cancer Awareness: October is for Everyone

I love breast cancer awareness month. As a breast medical oncologist, it gives me an opportunity to spread the message of how important early detection is for improving the success of breast cancer treatment. I am surprised regularly at the number of women who either are not doing mammography at all or who do it…
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Cartersville Medical Gives Young Adults with Disabilities a Shot in the Workplace

For many young people in search of their first job, all they really want is an opportunity – a chance to prove themselves. That’s especially true for those with disabilities. So, through a partnership with a local school system, Cartersville Medical Center is helping these could-be employees get their foot in the door. The HCA…
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Facility Dog Hazel Puts Patients at Ease at Methodist Children’s Hospital

Sit, stay, and heal takes on new meaning at affiliate Methodist Children’s Hospital, as the San Antonio, Texas-based facility welcomed their newest staff member earlier this week – Hazel, a 2-year-old golden retriever. Hazel is unlike any other therapy dog to paw around the hospital. She is the first-ever certified facility dog in Central and…
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Duchess Kate’s Severe Morning Sickness Explained in 12 Points

Royal watchers everywhere rejoiced when Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, announced earlier this month she was expecting her third child. However, the happy news was undercut by news of another round of morning sickness for the Duchess. And not just any morning sickness. We’re talking about the rare, severe kind called Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG),…
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