Dr. Ben Hogan Talks New Services Being Offered

Dr. Ben Hogan opened his practice in 2001, specializing in family and sports medicine. Raised in Valdosta, Hogan played quarterback for the Valdosta Wildcats, which led to a football scholarship to play for the University of South Carolina. Hogan always had the desire to help people. His mother worked in the Valdosta school system and his father owned a pharmacy in the area for several … Continue reading Dr. Ben Hogan Talks New Services Being Offered

Two Locations, One Dentistry

For almost two decades, Advanced Dental Care has provided Valdosta, Georgia, with some of the best dental service around. They pride themselves on maintaining the health and aesthetics of families within South Georgia. With a great business comes a greater responsibility to provide services to their community; ADC recently decided to expand their business and open an additional practice. The Advanced Dental Care team is … Continue reading Two Locations, One Dentistry

Seeing the Impact

Whether it concerns the application of the latest medical therapies or anticipating the outcome of surgical procedures, many physicians have to wait weeks or even months to see the results of their treatment plans. Dr. Albert González at Eye Associates of South Georgia gets to see the impact of his work almost immediately, and it’s his favorite part of the job. “I love eye surgery … Continue reading Seeing the Impact

Think You Don’t Have High Blood Pressure? Think Again.

As a leading community-based organization committed to improving the nation’s health, the Valdosta YMCA urges everyone in Valdosta to get a blood pressure screening. Revised blood pressure guidelines from the American Heart Association mean that nearly half of all Americans (46 percent) have high blood pressure. High blood pressure is often referred to as “the Silent Killer” because there are typically no warning signs or … Continue reading Think You Don’t Have High Blood Pressure? Think Again.

VSU Offers a New Program for Health Sciences Students

Valdosta State University is offering a new Health Sciences bachelor’s degree program for their College of Nursing and Health Sciences students starting fall 2018. Chuck Conner, the program director, and LaGary Carter, the associate dean of the school of Health Sciences, are excited to have this new program bring more educational opportunities to their students. The program itself took about a year and a half … Continue reading VSU Offers a New Program for Health Sciences Students