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The Power of Family Mealtimes

Contributed by Wendy Palmer, MS, RD, LD, CHES It seems like such a simple part of life, but it’s one that many families are not prioritizing: family mealtimes. Many of us are overbooked, overscheduled and find it hard to fit in a time where the whole family can sit...

Get Involved: Be Committed to Your Community

Contributed by Bernard Watson, Director of Community Relations, Gwinnett County Public Schools “Don’t talk about it… BE about it!” -Anonymous How committed are you to the community in which you work and live? It’s a question I find myself asking myself often. As...

Have a Happy and Healthy Holiday with Live Healthy Gwinnett!

Contributed by Lindsey Jorstad, CPRP The holiday season is known for unhealthy traditions like overindulging and generally sedentary celebrations. Make the most of your break by spending time with your loved ones while being active! Try the following tips from Live...

SafetySmart Lilburn: Building the Safest Community in Georgia

Contributed by Margot Ashley History SafetySmart Lilburn is an all-volunteer, nonprofit with tax-exempt status, founded in June 2010. The mission of the organization is increasing safety awareness in the greater Lilburn area and assisting with development of safe,...

Marijuana and the Immune System

Contributed by Brittany Cantrell Carter Helping people stay healthy by preventing infection is a huge part of a local epidemiologist’s job. Ask an epidemiologist about the basics of disease prevention, and they may talk about handwashing, getting enough exercise,...