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Mahathre: Despite declines in teen pregnancy and birth rates, there is still more work to be done

Mahathre: Despite declines in teen pregnancy and birth rates, there is still more work to be done

Despite historic declines in the rates of teen pregnancies and births in the United States, and a 63 percent reduction in the teen pregnancy rate ...

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CFD donates to Piedmont Newton Hope Boutique

CFD donates to Piedmont Newton Hope Boutique

COVINGTON, Ga. - Piedmont Newton Hope Boutique receives a generous $564 donation from the Covington Fire Department. The Hope Boutique, opened in 2006 with the help ...

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Piedmont Newton Now Offers 3-D Mammograms

Piedmont Newton Now Offers 3-D Mammograms

Piedmont Newton Hospital now offers 3-D breast imaging technology. The tomosynthesis 3-dimensional imaging units take better images of the breast interior, decreasing the number of ...

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Columbus Regional in Exclusive Negotiations with Piedmont Healthcare

Monday, Columbus Regional Health and Piedmont Healthcare signed a Letter of Intent, initiating an exclusive negotiation period between the two organizations. Should the negotiations prove ...

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Piedmont Opens New Primary Care Physician Offices

Piedmont Opens New Primary Care Physician Offices

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. – Patients in Social Circle, Conyers and the surrounding communities soon will have increased access to primary care with the addition of two ...

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Cricket Frog Trail opens

Cricket Frog Trail opens

COVINGTON, Ga. – Sara Vinson of Newton Trails unveils the logo for the newly named Cricket Frog Trail Wednesday afternoon. More than 160 people came out ...

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Walking to build community

Walking to build community

COVINGTON, Ga. – One hundred or so walkers from all over Newton County showed up at Turner Lake Park Thursday night to participate in the third ...

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Immunization is a shared responsibility

Immunization is a shared responsibility

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – Immunization is a shared responsibility. Vaccines are among the most successful and cost-effective public health tools available for preventing disease and death. Vaccines ...

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Piedmont Newton Hospital earns top marks for patient safety

Piedmont Newton Hospital earns top marks for patient safety

COVINGTON, Ga. – Piedmont Newton Hospital has received an “A” grade for its commitment to patient safety, according to the spring 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade ...

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Take a spin at Georgia State Parks to celebrate the bicycle’s 200th anniversary

2017 marks the 200th anniversary of the bicycle. Baron Karl von Drais introduced it to the public in Mannheim in summer 1817. Those looking ...

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Signs of stress that must be addressed

The American Institute of Stress notes that various disorders, both emotional and physical, have been linked to stress. Such disorders include depression, stroke, hypertension, and ...

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Diagnosing the differences between PT and OT

Diagnosing the differences between PT and OT

The body is a complex organism that is the sum of all its parts. When a portion of the body is not working optimally, pain ...

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10K raises 14K for Action Ministries

10K raises 14K for Action Ministries

A 10k to raise 10k was held Sunday, March 27 at Denny Dobbs Park. C. R. Bard’s veterans and employees raised over $14,000 ...

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Newton High grad gets Fellowship at Mayo Clinic

Newton High grad gets Fellowship at Mayo Clinic

Growing up in Newton County, Dr. Justin Kennon watched as his father battled cancer. He saw the positive ways that physicians can impact the lives ...

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April shines light on child abuse prevention

April shines light on child abuse prevention

April is Child Abuse Prevention Awareness month in Newton County and across the country. Prevent Child Abuse Rockdale has served this community with child abuse ...

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Everybody Walk Newton events to begin this April

Everybody Walk Newton events to begin this April

COVINGTON, Ga. - With spring just around the corner, there's no better time to set a goal of getting active and walking in the beautiful ...

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