Category: Your Health

Georgians are at Increased Risk for Developing Kidney Stones, says Covington Physician

Kidney stones can develop in anyone; however, these painful stones are more prevalent in those who live in warm, wet climates like South Georgia. Gilbert Gonzalez, M.D, of Piedmont Physicians Urology in Covington, offers tips to prevent kidney stones. “Kidney stones are hard mineral deposits that form inside your kidneys, and can be very painful,” Dr. Gonzalez said.

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Make an Informed Choice

I practiced nursing for over 30 years. I am also educated in homeopathy and acupuncture. Along with my husband, I spearheaded a non-profit for many years, consisting of both allopathic and alternative practitioners as well as laypeople who supported the acceptance of both approaches. Through these experiences I was asked many times, both in the allopathic world and the alternative world, ‘How do I make sure my doctor is competent and knows what he/she is doing?’

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New Year, New You

New Year, New You. 2017 is now in the past, so throw out the mistletoe and pack away all the guilt. The guilt from over indulging during the holiday season. Get to work! We all want our houses to be clean and our bodies to be hot and healthy like they were back in the day but let’s face it, there’s only 24 hours in a day. I know, I know you don’t have time. Not to mention, you, like most Americans, started last year with a goal of losing weight but life got in the way.

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American Ninja Warrior Ryan Stratis to be Special Guest at Health & Fitness VIP Lunch

Make plans to attend the Second Annual East Metro Atlanta Health and Fitness Expo on Saturday, January 27, 2018, and reserve your seat for lunch with American Ninja Warrior, Ryan Stratis. Ryan will be the special guest at the VIP lunch, which starts at noon. The event will be held during the Expo in the Exhibition Center at the Georgia International Horse Park.

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Here's a great opportunity to donate to and to shop at our Community Yard Sale this upcoming Saturday in Olde Town Conyers! Come join us! #drinkcoffeelovepeople

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Looking for a yard sale on a Saturday morning? Tomorrow there will be a yard sale at Conyers First United Methodist Church.

The Community Yard Sale at Conyers First UMC, sponsored by Awake Coffee will benefit the Homeless in our city.

The Yard Sale is tomorrow, Saturday (February 24th) from 10 am until 3 pm. Located at 921 N Main St. NW Conyers, Ga. (Olde Town)

Thank you for supporting our local community.

There is a lot of great stuff! Don't miss it!

Contact Toni Armstrong Kelecheck with questions at 770-262-5394.
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COMMUNITY YARDSALE: It’s time for spring cleaning but don’t throw away all that excess. Put it to good use. Bring your old dishes, linens, appliances, furniture etc. to the church Fellowship Hall on Friday February 23rd from 10am-7pm. The community yard sale will be held on Saturday February 24th from 10am-3pm. Proceeds to benefit Conyers homeless community.

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We love Clark Carmichael's clever twist on love in the February edition of eMetro. Check out Tin Plate in Olde Town Conyers after you read his article!

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Even though I have not personally met these folks yet, Refuge Pregnancy Center supports a cause that is near and dear to my heart. Help them out by supporting and participating in this 5K race! There will be fun things to do for the whole family!

The 7th annual Race for Life 5k/Fun Run is located in the countryside of beautiful Conyers located in Rockdale County, Georgia.
You will enjoy lush green meadows, farm animals, and beautiful landscapes while competing for top speeds. It all starts and ends at historic Rockdale Baptist Church. There is a couple of rolling hills along the route with one large uphill slope before the final turn back to the church. Once you have crossed the finish line, the post-race festivities begin! We want to celebrate your accomplishment! Awards will be given to the top 3 in Overall Male/Female and Masters Male/Female.
Fun for the whole family will include, face painting, inflatables, Diaper Derby – Baby Crawl, and a Stroller Relay Race. If you interested in participating in the Diaper Derby or Stroller Relay, please see more details and sign up at www.FriendsofRefuge.org/5k
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Race for Life-7th Annual

April 28, 2018, 8:00am - April 28, 2018, 11:00am

The 7th annual Race for Life 5k/Fun Run is located in the countryside of beautiful Conyers located in Rockdale County, Georgia. You will enjoy lush green meadows, farm animals, and beautiful landscapes while competing for top speeds. It all starts and ends at historic Rockdale Baptist Church. There is a couple of rolling hills along the route with one large uphill slope before the final turn back to the church. Once you have crossed the finish line, the post-race festivities begin! We want to celebrate your accomplishment! Awards will be given to the top 3 in Overall Male/Female and Masters Male/Female. Fun for the whole family will include, face painting, inflatables, Diaper Derby – Baby Crawl, and a Stroller Relay Race. If you interested in participating in the Diaper Derby or Stroller Relay, please see more details and sign up at www.FriendsofRefuge.org/5k-Race

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Who can think of a better topic to discuss on Valentine's Day than chocolate and wine? I know I can't. Corks and Cuvée will be opening on February 24th in Olde Town Conyers.

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End of Season Party

February 24, 2018, 6:00pm - February 24, 2018, 10:00pm

It’s Party time! We are having an end of season skating party and everyone is invited. DJ Life will be spinning the tunes. We will have games, discounts and giveaways all night long! Discounted pre-sale tickets available! Buy one get one 50% off! Online only!

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Who wants to teach their kids to love learning? Dr. Nadra Powell is cultivating this love at High Achievers Education Center in Olde Town Conyers. In this season of love, make your way over to this cozy little schoolhouse to see what they're all about.

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Deon Cannon always gives us great advice! Contact Deon Cannon Realty for all of your real estate needs.

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Cloudy with periods of rain. Thunder possible. High 67F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%.
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Cloudy with occasional rain...mainly in the morning. High 67F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.
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