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Medical Monday: Kidney stones
7 days ago
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Medical Monday: Kidney stones

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – If you’re feeling sharp or sever pain in your back, you could have kidney stones. Kidney stones are hard deposits of salts and minerals that form in your bladder. They mostly affect adults over the age of 40 and can be painful to pass. Dr. John McGill from Coliseum Medical Centers came […]
2 weeks ago
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Dog Of The Week: River

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – River is your Dog Of The Week this week. She is a 10-year-old Yorkie who was rescued from Macon-Bibb Animal Welfare. River gets along well with other dogs but needs to be monitored around other children because of how thing her legs are. Reginia Brabham from Critical Care for Animal Angels […]
Medical Monday: Screening options for colon cancer
2 weeks ago
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Medical Monday: Screening options for colon cancer

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Colon cancer is one of the most common, but also the most curable types of cancer. Dr. Drew Honaker, from Navicent Health came on to talk about how important getting checked is. He says if you begin to feel abdominal pain, have bloody stool, fatigue and unintended weight loss, you should […]
Medical Monday: Colorectal cancer
3 weeks ago
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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
4 weeks ago
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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 […]
1 month 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
1 month 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)
1 month 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
2 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.