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Medical Monday: Breastfeeding awareness month

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Tina Heath, Certified Lactation Consultant from Medical Center, Navicent Health stopped by the studio...
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Medical Monday: Dealing with chronic pain

41NBC's Karlisha Booze talked with a local doctor about the causes and treatment of chronic back pain.
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Angie’s List: Bug Repelling Plants

Summer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends and family over for a barbecue but it also means you’ll probably see some unexpected guests as well - those pesky bugs and insects.

Wellness Center, Navicent Health sponsors youth summer camp

MACON, Bibb County (41NBC/WMGT) - A summer camp is teaching students fun ways to stay active and healthy. It's not too late to sign up...

The truth behind multi-vitamins: You may do more harm than good taking them

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/ WMGT) - If you're taking any vitamin or mineral supplements, you might be wasting your money. A new study found no...
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50,000 people living with HIV in Georgia; pill could stop that number from growing

About 50,000 people are living with HIV in the state of Georgia, and about 2,000 of those are in Middle Georgia. That's according to the North Central Health District.

Navicent Health celebrates National Emergency Medical Services Week

It's National Emergency Medical Services week, and Navicent Health took time Thursday afternoon to hold a good old fashioned cookout to celebrate first responders.
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Medical Monday: Local doctor talks about colorectal cancer month

Doctor talks about colorectal cancer and how important it is to get screenings.
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Medical professionals raise awareness of poison prevention week

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - This week is poison prevention week. Medical professionals say you need to have a plan for protecting your child from...
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Nearly 80 flu deaths in Georgia reported this year

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Flu activity is currently widespread in most of the U.S. So far a total of 79 influenza-related deaths have been confirmed...

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