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CONTENTS SPECIAL Delivered from Devastation Mackenzie Hallmark not only survived a near-fatal crash but is thriving. Discover why she refers to GMC as Gwinnett Miracle Center. 50 DEPARTMENTS 2 Phil’s Feature GMC is continuing to broaden its cardiac service to meet the growing needs of residents in the region. 46 Virtual Health Sun-smart apps, subject-specific social media, serious insights about cereal and much more! 49 PrimeTime Health Adults born from 1945 to 1965 are advised to be tested for the hepatitis C virus. COVER PHOTO BY CORBIS 54 Out of the White Coat Ten questions with an Ob-Gyn at Gwinnett Medical Center. 56 Transforming Healthcare A new kind of ultrasound allows doctors to better see the digestive tract and prescribe more targeted treatment. 4 6 10 14 18 22 FEATURES ACL Double Take A local high school athlete rebounds from two knee injuries that are common among young women. Saving the Littlest Lives GMC has the technicians and technology in place to help our community’s critically ill newborns. The Ultimate Backto-School Checklist This timeline will help you get your child prepped for the new year. Join the Movement Strengthen all your major joints with these easy at-home exercises. Stroke Stories Stroke can happen to anyone. Learn from these four inspiring stories. 5 Steps to Better Bone Health A guide to help you dodge osteoarthritis. 25 34 38 44 52 Gut Instinct The source of your tummy troubles can be tricky to pinpoint. We help you identify yours. Prostate Playbook Read how survivors have tackled prostate cancer—and how you can decide which treatment is best for you. The Main Ingredient Five simple yet tasty recipes for people with diabetes (or without). Looking Ahead Advance directives can save your family stress should illness strike. A Big Reason to Smile As part of a fundraising campaign, a group of local dentists is working with the GMC Foundation to provide the latest in breast cancer treatments. 28 MORGAN FREEMAN At 75, the legendary actor just keeps getting better with age. Learn how he eats well, keeps his mind sharp, and has an A-plus attitude to polish the performance of his life. SUMM ER 2013 1

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Vim & Vigor - Summer 2013 - Gwinnett Medical Center

Vim & Vigor - Summer 2013 - Gwinnett Medical Center
Phil’s Feature
ACL Double Take
Saving the Littlest Lives
The Ultimate Backto- School Checklist
Join the Movement
Stroke Stories
5 Steps to Better Bone Health
Gut Instinct
Morgan Freeman
Prostate Playbook
The Main Ingredient
Looking Ahead
Virtual Health
PrimeTime Health
Delivered from Devastation
A Big Reason to Smile
Out of the White Coat
Transforming Healthcare

Vim & Vigor - Summer 2013 - Gwinnett Medical Center