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CONTENTS SPECIAL You Can Change the World Meet people like Rosemary and Bill Drake who support health care through the Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation. 52 DEPARTMENTS 2 Phil's Feature We're striving to help athletes recover from concussions as quickly, and as safely, as possible. 46 Virtual Health What to believe online, how to digitize your family health history and more! 49 PrimeTime Health It's never too late to make lifestyle changes to help your heart. 54 Out of the White Coat Ten questions with a neuropsychologist at Gwinnett Medical Center. 56 Transforming Healthcare Robotic surgery is now an option for people seeking gastric bypass. 4 6 10 16 20 22 FEATURES Staying Ahead of Concussions Parents, here is your primer for recognizing and treating these serious brain injuries in children. The Recovery Zone Hit by a vehicle while directing traffic, Rolando Jimenez spent months undergoing surgeries and rehabilitation. See how he is progressing. Occupational Hazards Do bus drivers or lab technicians have healthier hearts? Here's how to thrive in any job. The New Rules of Play Calling all helicopter parents: Learn how to keep your kids safe while keeping your head. 25 34 38 42 50 Burn, Baby, Burn We've got 17 ideas for revving up your metabolism-vroom! Rock Your Health Four ways music can make you and your doctor a star. Breaking Up with Salt It's America's favorite seasoning. Find out why you should shake it off. Disgusting! (or Not?) A surprising look at gross habits that actually may be good for you. Ready, Set, Run! Thinking about pounding the pavement? Read this Q&A from a local running expert first. Shopping for Two The pregnant girl's guide to the grocery store. Back to Basics A timeline for managing your aching back. 28 ON THE COVER Actress and activist Angelina Jolie has beauty, brains and bravura, on- and off-screen. Read about her decision to undergo genetic testing-and then a double mastectomy. SPRI NG 2014 1

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Vim & Vigor - Spring 2014 - Gwinnett Medical Center

Vim & Vigor - Spring 2014 - Gwinnett Medical Center
Phil’s Feature
Staying Ahead of Concussions
The Recovery Zone
Occupational Hazards
The New Rules of Play
Shopping for Two
Back to Basics
Burn, Baby, Burn
Angelina Jolie
Rock Your Health
Breaking Up with Salt
Disgusting! (or Not?)
Virtual Health
PrimeTime Health
Ready, Set, Run!
You Can Change the World
Out of the White Coat
Transforming Healthcare

Vim & Vigor - Spring 2014 - Gwinnett Medical Center