Prostate cancer survivors gather to celebrate, support each other


Fifty prostate cancer survivors, wives, family members and their WellStar support team gathered to celebrate overcoming prostate cancer this September. The survivors are members of a Prostate Cancer Support Group that meet monthly on the WellStar Kennestone Campus. The men and their family members were welcomed to the WellStar-hosted dinner celebration in the newly renovated Cancer Center by Justin […]

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Every beat counts! Atrial Fibrillation & Stroke Awareness Seminar Wednesday


Learn more about living with atrial fibrillation and many options for treatment at a WellStar community education seminar. Atrail fibrillation, or Afib, is a condition experienced by an estimated 2.7 million Americans. It is a quivering or irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia), which can lead to heart failure, stroke, blood clots and other cardiac complications. It is […]

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Build a better body image at WellStar


  Building a Positive Body Image presented by a panel of WellStar healthcare professionals is tonight, September 22, 2015. Gain strategies to balance this pressure and learn the role family dynamics plays in building a positive body  image. Refreshments: 6pm. Program presentation: 6:30-8pm. $10/family. More info/to register: WellStar, 770-956-7827.   LIKE THIS BLOG? Then you’ll love our newsletter! Click HERE […]

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Are You Ready For Flu Season?


Did you know the flu vaccine is the #1 way to protect yourself from getting the flu? Two out of three strains for the vaccine have changed from past years, making immunization more important than ever. WellStar can provide convenient flu vaccinations and preventive education at your place of business, congregation or community event.Call: 770-793-7373, […]

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Sun Safety Tips from WellStar


Summer fun is in full swing all around East Cobb – and with long summer days comes the hot summer sun. With these tips from WellStar, have fun in the sun without sacrificing your skin: While everybody needs some sun exposure to the body produce vitamin D (which helps in the absorption of calcium for stronger and […]

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WellStar continues to grow


West Georgia Health announced that it has signed a formal letter of intent to join with Marietta-based WellStar Health System, the largest not-for-profit community health system in Georgia. Through a rigorous evaluation of numerous potential partners, West Georgia Health determined that WellStar represented an ideal partner to ensure it will continue its mission of providing […]

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WellStar offers No-Fee Cancer Support Group


  WellStar invites all breast cancer survivors at any stage to participate in a monthly support group. The group will provide an opportunity to share experiences with other survivors, tips and resources to manage your health, relationships, emotional and social well-being. For more no-fee cancer support programs at WellStar, download their May/June schedule of events.   *Keep on […]

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