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  1. Northside geriatric specialist speaks about why COVID-19 has impacted the elderly the hardest
    May 1, 2020
    The majority of COVID-19 deaths in Georgia still occur among elderly and people with underlying conditions. 11Alive spoke with Dr. Msimanga, who specializes in geriatric medicine, about why.
  2. Northside doctors “work wonders” for cancer patient
    January 8, 2020
    Michael Elder first noticed something wrong in August 2016 when he started going to the bathroom more often than usual, and frequently had stomach cramps and light bleeding.
  3. Duluth athlete’s concussion recovery brings him back to the pitch
    January 3, 2020
    After a car accident on July 8, 2019, Giovani (Gio) Douyon began experiencing memory loss, mood swings and changes in his emotional behavior.
  4. With only three years to live, doctors found him the trial of a lifetime
    January 3, 2020
    In 2009, while visiting his urologist for a routine checkup, Scott Sparks was told that his prostate-specific antigen (PSA) count was extremely high.
  5. Lung screenings saved Bruce Simmers’ life
    December 11, 2019
    A routine X-ray following Bruce Simmers’ hip surgery in 2013 revealed first signs of COPD.
  6. Student athlete advocates for concussion education after back-to-back incidents
    December 10, 2019
    When Meredith Prillaman took the soccer field on a Sunday in October 2018, she expected the game to be like every other she’d played for the last five years.
  7. An emotional recovery
    December 9, 2019
    Lisa Crowe, a 38-year-old mother of two, began scheduling mammograms every six months after developing frequent cysts for many years in her adult life.
  8. New mom shares her experience to shed light on maternal heart health
    December 9, 2019
    When Charlotte Few got pregnant for the first time in January 2019, she was overjoyed.
  9. Searching for a hospital that cared, he found Northside
    December 9, 2019
    In 2013 Eddie Robinson, the assistant fire chief at the Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services, had been feeling fatigued for months and was waking up with night sweats.
  10. Unexpected cancer inspires a career change
    December 9, 2019
    In Early 2017, Lisa Walters, age 45, noticed a small lump in her breast and visited her gynecologist for an exam.
  11. Diabetes patient encourages others to make lifestyle changes sooner than later
    November 22, 2019
    At a doctor’s appointment in 2017, Jerry Winkle’s general practitioner noticed his sugar levels were higher than normal. He was advised to carefully watch his diet.
  12. Couple finds support, healing after heartbreaking loss of twins
    November 19, 2019
    Stacey and Joe Yeager of Atlanta have their hands full with 4-year-old Kara and 2-year-old Everett. Life is amazing," Stacey Yeager says. "It's busy, it's full, it's colorful."
  13. Cancer survivor’s journey proves every mammogram is important
    October 24, 2019
    At age 35, Darla Hansen’s general practitioner recommended she begin 5-year, baseline mammograms...
  14. Life-long athlete faces full knee replacement at 29
    October 21, 2019
    While most kids were outside playing, 13-year-old Jenny Johnson often found herself limited by pain and swelling in her knee.
  15. Parents support others through pregnancy loss of their own
    October 18, 2019
    In 2014, Stacey and Joe Yeager were pregnant for the first time and expecting twins. It was a normal pregnancy until it wasn’t, Stacey says.
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Northside Hospital Atlanta

1000 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
(404) 851-8000

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450 Northside Cherokee Blvd.
Canton, GA 30115
(770) 224-1000

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3620 Howell Ferry Road
Duluth, GA 30096
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Northside Hospital Forsyth

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Cumming, GA 30041
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1000 Medical Center Blvd.
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
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