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Neurosurgeon Enhances Access to Care in South Georgia

“It’s not brain surgery,” joked Dr. Kimberly Mackey during an interview at South Georgia Medical Center. But, actually, it is… Dr. Mackey is a double-board certified neurosurgeon in adult and pediatric neurosurgery who joined the medical staff of SGMC this month. With intentions of becoming a plastic surgeon, Dr. Mackey attended medical school at the University of Chicago. However, it was a neurosurgeon she met … Continue reading Neurosurgeon Enhances Access to Care in South Georgia

Gloria Beasley

Tifton Nurse Facing COVID-19 on the Front Lines

Gloria Beasley has seen a lot during her 26 years of nursing. The Tifton resident currently works as an ICU nurse at the hospital in Tifton, formerly known only as Tift Regional Hospital. It recently underwent a name change, and it, along with Cook Medical Center, are now known as Southwell. As an ICU nurse, Beasley is accustomed to receiving and caring for patients once … Continue reading Tifton Nurse Facing COVID-19 on the Front Lines

Foods That Affect Your Skin

There’s increasing evidence that our gut is responsible for a lot more than digesting the food we put into our bodies. What we eat has a direct impact on how we feel. Coffee, for instance, can cause a person to feel shaky and jittery. Foods can also have an effect on our skin. Common Skin Conditions and Their Relationship to Food Here are some of … Continue reading Foods That Affect Your Skin

Surviving COVID-19: Real Stories From Real Patients in South Georgia

The COVID-19 pandemic has swept the nation, leaving a large portion of the U.S. population infected and undergoing long recovery times. Hospitals in South Georgia are working double-time to try to treat and care for those who are infected. Here are patient testimonials from some of those hospitals. Chelsie Turrubiartez, 23Diagnosed: April 5Hospital: Tift Regional Medical Center/ UFHealth-Shands Chelsie Turrubiartez, who works as a nurse … Continue reading Surviving COVID-19: Real Stories From Real Patients in South Georgia