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Medical Monday: Group pregnancy
4 days ago
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Medical Monday: Group pregnancy

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – There’s a new approach to prenatal care that’s on the rise. Group pregnancy replaces one-on-one care between physician and patient with a group setting. Gloria Bryson, Coordinator for the Centering Pregnancy Program at Navicent Health came on Daybreak to discuss group pregnancy. She says there are many benefits to the Centering Pregnancy […]
Medical Monday: Knee pain
2 weeks ago
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Medical Monday: Knee pain

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – If you’re feeling pain in your knee, it may be worth seeing a physician. Dr. Bill Barnes, from Piedmont Orthopaedic Complex, came on Daybreak to talk about treatment options. He says you may notice pain from walking up stairs and it generally starts in your 40’s. Dr. Barnes will prescribe anti-inflammatory […]
Medical Monday: Signs of a stroke
3 weeks ago
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Medical Monday: Signs of a stroke

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Reacting quickly to a stroke could save your or your loved one’s life. According to the American Stroke Association, someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds and it is the fifth-leading cause of death. Denise Goings, Stroke Program Coordinator at Navicent, came on Daybreak to discuss the […]
Medical Monday: National Stroke Awareness Month
4 weeks ago
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Medical Monday: National Stroke Awareness Month

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – In recognition of National Stroke Awareness Month, Coliseum Health System is reiterating the signs and symptoms of strokes. Kristen Ankrom, Stroke Program Coordinator at the Coliseum, says people need to remember the acronym FAST. The “F” stands for facial drooping, the “A” stands for arm weakness, “S” is slurred speech and […]
Medical Monday: Child abuse awareness
1 month ago
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Medical Monday: Child abuse awareness

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – If you notice your child acting out of the ordinary, communicating less with other people, or trying to avoid a specific person – it could be red flag of abuse. Kem Sanderson, Director of Crescent House Navicent Health came on Daybreak to talk about child abuse awareness. She says the most important […]
Coliseum Health System launches volunteer pet therapy program
1 month ago
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Coliseum Health System launches volunteer pet therapy program

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Patients at the Coliseum hospital may be in for a nice surprise while they’re getting treatment – a visit from a furry, four-legged friend. Patti Jones is the Director of Service Excellence for the Coliseum Health System and is also a passionate volunteer for the new pet therapy program. She came […]
Medical Monday: Autism
2 months ago
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Medical Monday: Autism

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Autism is a developmental disability that results in behavioral and social challenges. One in 68 children are diagnosed with the disorder. In recognition of National Autism Awareness Month, Dr. Elizabeth Young at Navicent Health, came on to talk about autism. She says parents should be concerned if their child exhibits problems […]
Medical Monday: Getting checked for cancer
2 months ago
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Medical Monday: Getting checked for cancer

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – For most children and adults, it’s encouraged to get check by a doctor at least once a year. Catching cancer early is the best way of beating it. Aime Clance from Navicent Health came on Daybreak to discuss the importance of getting checked. She says the most obvious reason to get […]
Medical Monday: Kidney stones
2 months 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 months 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 […]