Name That Headache

Headaches can range from minor midday annoyances to debilitating, all-day affairs. And no two headaches are ever exactly the same. Some are dull, throbbing, and slow to come on, while others are sharp, shooting, and occur suddenly. Being able to accurately describe the quality of your headache pain, as well as the location, intensity, frequency, and duration, goes a long way toward helping figure out … Continue reading Name That Headache

Georgia Legalizes Medical Marijuana Oil

In April 2019, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed House Bill 324, which legalized the growing, manufacturing, and dispensing of low-THC marijuana oil for specific medical purposes. This bill was a follow-up to Haleigh’s Hope Act, a law that made possession of low-THC medical marijuana oil legal in 2015. Although possession of the oil has been legal for years, Georgia patients have not had a safe, … Continue reading Georgia Legalizes Medical Marijuana Oil

Nursing at Archbold: A Focus on Quality and the Future

Archbold Medical Center has brought high-quality healthcare to the South Georgia and North Florida areas for over 90 years. Known for its state-of-the-art facilities and the variety of services it provides, Archbold also holds a high reputation for employing dedicated and highly-skilled staff. Kellie Odom, RN, MSN, HRM, CLNC, Director of Nursing, and one among the 645 nurses employed at Archbold, uses her 26-year career … Continue reading Nursing at Archbold: A Focus on Quality and the Future

It Takes a Village: Legacy Senior Living Provides Care for Residents With 3 South Georgia Locations

Legacy Senior Living offers more than just independent and assisted living facilities; it also strives to serve seniors and their loved ones with honor, respect, faith, and integrity. To do this, Legacy recognizes the variety of interests, abilities, and needs of each individual resident. Legacy has facilities in multiple states, with three locations in the South Georgia area: Tifton, Moultrie, and Thomasville. While all three … Continue reading It Takes a Village: Legacy Senior Living Provides Care for Residents With 3 South Georgia Locations

Serving Patients by Serving Nurses

Crisp Regional Hospital Crisp Regional Hospital’s mission is to provide quality care through personal touch, compassion, and commitment to patient- and family-centered care at a reasonable cost. At the forefront of those beliefs stands April Dukes, Crisp Regional’s chief nursing officer. Dukes believes that she was born to be a nurse, although it seemed strange at first. She was rarely sick, so she didn’t encounter … Continue reading Serving Patients by Serving Nurses