Blindspots in Cancer Funding

Funding For High-Profile Cancers Every year in October, Breast Cancer Awareness month succeeds in raising millions of dollars to fund research and awareness programs for this devastating cancer that affects 12 percent of women in the United States alone. Men, too, are affected by the disease, and more than 2,000 American men are expected to be diagnosed with the invasive cancer in 2019. Thankfully, extensive … Continue reading Blindspots in Cancer Funding

Cyclical Depression and Barriers to Treatment

For many, depression feels like a constant sadness, gnawing away at fleeting moments of happiness in life, an ever-present melancholy always there in the background. Depression, however, doesn’t necessarily present in such a predictable way in every person. For some, depression manifests in cycles. The waves of sadness come and go on repeat, sometimes in noticeable patterns, other times in random bursts. For those with … Continue reading Cyclical Depression and Barriers to Treatment

Colquitt Regional Offers Safe Deliveries Through VBACs

Colquitt Regional has emphasized its commitment to superior women’s healthcare in recent years with the renovation of its Labor and Delivery Unit and building a state-of-the-art outpatient women’s clinic. In addition to improved facilities, they are also offering women expanded options for their birthing experience. Vaginal birth after cesarean section, also known as VBAC, is one of the unique practices available at Colquitt Regional that … Continue reading Colquitt Regional Offers Safe Deliveries Through VBACs

Impressive Innovations at Thacker Dermatology

At Thacker Dermatology, we are always working to bring the latest and greatest technology and products to South Georgia and the surrounding areas. We introduced the EmSculpt in our practice almost one year ago, which is the first FDA-cleared energy device approved to burn fat and build muscle mass, and have had great success treating patients’ abdomens and buttocks. At the end of September, our … Continue reading Impressive Innovations at Thacker Dermatology

New Treatment to Prevent Hair Loss in Cancer Patients at Archbold

Many patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment for cancer will experience hair loss. And the common side effect, which typically occurs anywhere from seven to 21 days after treatment begins, is widely recognized as one of the most traumatic experiences a patient may encounter during cancer treatment. Archbold Memorial Hospital’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center is hoping to change that. The Singletary Oncology Center recently acquired the … Continue reading New Treatment to Prevent Hair Loss in Cancer Patients at Archbold