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“The results of my calcium scoring really got the ball rolling and indicated that I needed further testing,” Rhonda Cescutti, vascular sonographer at East Alabama Heart & Vascular (EAHV) says.

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For 25 years, EAMC has used surveys to help improve patient experience and quality of care for its patients. Now, EAMC (in partnership with Healthstream Research in Nashville, Tenn.), is excited to announce that beginning this month, patients who visit the Emergency Department or outpatient …

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In December 2016, Joann Carlisle, of Lanett, was four months pregnant and excited to finally learn the gender of her baby. However, later that afternoon, she also received the devastating news that she was diagnosed with breast cancer. “The news took me for an emotional ride,” Carlisle says.…

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When Dawn Coleman walked through the doors of RehabWorks in July using a walker, she got a standing ovation from RehabWorks employees, patients, family members of patients, and, of course, her physical therapists.

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On June 1, EAMC-Lanier launched a new inpatient detox unit, which provides a controlled and medically supervised withdrawal from drugs and alcohol for patients who are ready to begin recovery.

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Father’s Day is this coming Sunday, and as we look forward to celebrating the dads in our life, it’s important to understand that based on the current statistics, men tend to neglect their health the most.

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When Ashley Benson, Ouida Lawrence, Penny Foster and Samantha Bradshaw, a group of moms of special needs children, saw the Exceptional Foundation in Homewood, Ala., for the first time, they knew they wanted to bring the same environment and opportunities for special needs adults back to Aubu…

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Exercise not only helps add years to your life, it adds life to your years

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“Behind every organ donation is a story,” Lisa Harmon, organ donation committee chair at EAMC says. “If you had the chance to improve someone’s quality of life, or save lives, even after your own has ended, wouldn’t you want to do that?”

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 735,000 Americans have a heart attack every year and for 525,000 of them, it’s their first heart attack. Of those individuals who experience sudden death from heart attack, many were not experiencing symptoms and may not have…

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Drug abuse is on the rise in America. Teens and children are being exposed to many new, dangerous and addictive drugs. To help combat it, Aperian Lab Solutions—a service of East Alabama Medical Center— has developed an over-the-counter product called Confirmed For You that is already being s…