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Take Heart

Bastille Day, July 14, 2001, began my extraordinary journey toward heart health. I had a major heart attack at 2:00 in the afternoon in a doctor’s office that was already closed. Paramedics were 5 minutes away. The hospital was 10 minutes away. The blood clot in my LAD was to be burst… in 2 hours!! To this day I am amazed that I survived and frequently ask myself, who has that many blessings in one day? More…

Surviving Prostate Cancer: Dick and Suzanne Hurlbut’s Story

Reluctantly I agreed to have a biopsy. This was Aug of 2009 and I had just turned 65 years old. I had been delaying doing a biopsy for a few years, repeating PSA tests every three months and slowly watching  More…

“Doc, my shoulder hurts! What is it?”

The “shoulder” is really several joints surrounded by soft tissues that allow high mobility. The shoulder has the most range of motion of any joint in the body. Pain in the shoulder can occur during motion or even at rest….More…

Don’t Ever Look Down

Unexpectedly, our lives changed in an instant when I was diagnosed with breast cancer in December of 2008. We knew life would never be the same. Life is like that box of chocolates – you never know what you’re going to get. Cancer has taught us so many things. Many are bad, but some are good…
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A Primer on Shoulder Instability

In Saint Joseph’s winter edition of Journey Magazine, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Anup A. Shah, MD answers questions surrounding shoulder injuries: What happens in a shoulder dislocation? A shoulder dislocates when the humerus (arm) dislodges from the glenoid (saucer part of the  More…

NFH and Saint Joseph’s Form Affiliation to Offer Enhanced Cardiology Services to the North Fulton Community

April 26, 2010 Roswell, GA – North Fulton Hospital (NFH) and Saint Joseph’s Hospital of Atlanta (SJHA) proudly announce they are joining in a cardiac service affiliation to further advance the cardiology service line at NFH. This new agreement builds  More…

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