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Sign-up for 5th Annual ALS Run for Life 5K

Sign-up for 5th Annual ALS Run for Life 5K

CUMMING, Ga. – The ALS Run for Life 5K to end Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s disease will be held at The Avenue Forsyth in Georgia.

The run was founded to honor Jon Blais, the only person with ALS to finish the Ironman triathlon. Every year, the event is held in to raise money for research for a cure. The race has raised over $50,000 in four years and, according to race organizers, has become a favorite among Metro Atlanta runners.

Every day in the US, about 15 people are diagnosed with ALS and life expectancy is about two to five years from the original diagnosis. ALS cripples physical functions, like the ability to move, speak and swallow; however, the mind stays sharp.

The race will be held on Saturday, May 7 at 7:00 a.m. This event will feature a one mile fun run starting at 9:00 a.m. Runners will begin the 3.1 mile course by circling the perimeter of The Avenue and them will finish in the front of the race expo.

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BAPS Charities held a large health fair in Lilburn this weekend

BAPS Charities held a large health fair in Lilburn this weekend

Lilburn, GA --  On this past Sunday, April 18th, the BAPS Charities organized and held its 14th annual community health fair in Lilburn.

Nearly 1000 people attended and received checkups, consultations and information from over 86 healthcare professionals and health providers.  In addition, participants were able to attend seminars and lectures on critical health issues and how to lead to a healthier lifestyle.

Dr Hitesh Chokshi, a gastroenterologist who provided his services said, "This health fair has a great impact on the community. It provides an opportunity for patients to push aside their obstacles to health care and get answers and advice. Access to care is an issue and this fair provides a great way for patients to meet specialists."

Alpharetta resident Nishi Shah, 22, is a future medical student who attended the health fair.

Gwinnett is the fourth healthiest county in Georgia

Gwinnett is the fourth healthiest county in Georgia

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. – Gwinnett is the fourth healthiest county in Georgia according to a new  study published by CountyHealthRankings.com.

The study was completed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.  It analyzed various health factors in counties across the nation including mortality morbidity, health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors and physical environment.  Each county in the state of Georgia was ranked on a scale of 1 to 156 with 1 being the healthiest county in the state and 156 being the unhealthiest.

Here’s a breakdown of how Gwinnett fared in each of the categories:

Mortality: 4

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