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Medical Monday: Colorectal cancer
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Medical Monday: Colorectal cancer

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Colorectal cancer is one of the most beatable and preventable types of cancer, but it’s still the second-leading cause of cancer death in men and women. According to the Coliseum Medical Centers, symptoms of colorectal cancer include a change in bowel habits, abdominal discomfort, bleeding from the rectum, or weakness and fatigue. […]
Medical Monday: Helping children overcome fear of hospital
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Medical Monday: Helping children overcome fear of hospital

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Children’s Hospital at Navicent Health is putting in extra effort to help children overcome their fears of hospitals and doctor’s offices. Cyndee Jones, Nurse Director at the Children’s Hospital and Heather Trescott, Child Life Specialist, came on Daybreak to talk about some tips for parents. They say the most important thing […]
2 months ago
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Daybreak Center ‘Sleep out’ gives residents a look into homelessness

More than 70 Macon residents woke up--outside. In an empty lot next door to the Daybreak Center, people voluntarily spent the night.
Medical Monday: The “three knows” of heart health
2 months ago
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Medical Monday: The “three knows” of heart health

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – There’s three important pieces of advice for determining your heart health, according to a heart specialist at the Coliseum Medical Centers. Kim Mancin, from Coliseum Medical Centers, came on Daybreak to talk about what she calls the “three knows” of heart health. Mancin says it’s important to know your family history, […]
Medical Monday: Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)
2 months ago
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Medical Monday: Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – An occasional irregular heartbeat may seem minor, but it can actually lead to strokes, heart attacks and death. Dr. Daniel Haithcock from Navicent Health says Atrial Fibrillation is the most common type of irregular heartbeat and can also lead to blood clots. He says one symptom of AFib is patients will […]
Medical Monday: STD Prevention, awareness
3 months ago
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Medical Monday: STD Prevention, awareness

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Sexually Transmitted Diseases are becoming more prevalent in the United States. Dr. Maria Lourdes from Coliseum Health System stops by 41NBC to talk more about them, and especially about the most common one, Human Papillomavirus. Click on the interview to hear more.
Medical Monday: Heart health awareness
3 months ago
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Medical Monday: Heart health awareness

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Navicent Health is spending the month of February creating awareness for heart disease. Rosa Smith, a nurse at Navicent Health, stopped by the 41NBC studio to give some heart health tips and talk about HeartFest 2017. She says pay attention to your family history, because heart problems can be genetic. Smith […]
3 months ago
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Keeping Organized: The Spice Rack

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Any cook knows a good spice can make or break a meal. But is there a case of having too many spices? Andi Willis returns this Monday to give us a few ideas to keep that spice rack of yours perfectly organized. First step: take everything out. Wipe down the shelves. […]
3 months ago
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Tree planting ceremony in Conyers honors former 41NBC anchor Taylor Terrell

A special tree planting ceremony was held Friday morning to celebrate the life of one of 41NBC's very own.
Medical Monday: Bone breaks in children
3 months ago
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Medical Monday: Bone breaks in children

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – If your child breaks a bone, it could effect their growth. That’s according to Dr. Eric Lincoln, who works with Navicent Health. He joined us for Medical Monday in the 41NBC studio. Lincoln says parents should be mindful of activities their kids are getting involved in and make sure they know […]