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Your guide to more responsible antibiotic use! https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2016/05/09/are-you-a-responsible-ant...
06/28/2019
Are you a responsible antibiotic user? Good behavior can help squash superbugs

Your guide to more responsible antibiotic use! https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2016/05/09/are-you-a-responsible-antibiotic-user-good-behavior-can-help-squash-superbugs/

You're feeling lousy and just want some relief from your runny nose and coughs. Is your first thought, I need an antibiotic? The truth is, you probably don’t — since most acute illnesses with cough and runny nose are caused by viruses, like the flu, which aren’t affected by antibiotics. In fac...

Need to go to the doctor? Find out where you should be going! https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2018/11/07/primary-ca...
06/26/2019
Primary care, urgent care or emergency room – where should you go?

Need to go to the doctor? Find out where you should be going! https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2018/11/07/primary-care-urgent-care-or-emergency-room-where-should-you-go/

Too often we find ourselves trying to decide if we should visit an urgent care facility or an Emergency Department. If acute cold symptoms, stomach pain or back ache do not improve in a day or two, consider seeking medical help. The decision when and where to get help should be done with regard t

Are you drinking too much or too little? Find out here. https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2019/03/25/8-signs-of-dehyd...
06/21/2019
8 signs of dehydration that you’ve probably never heard of

Are you drinking too much or too little? Find out here. https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2019/03/25/8-signs-of-dehydration-that-youve-probably-never-heard-of/

We all know the most common method of checking if you’re dehydrated- the color of your pee. However, this is not the only sign our bodies give us when we become dehydrated. Dehydration can lead to urinary and kidney problems, seizures, and heat injuries so if you’re experiencing any of the follo...

We've found the perfect breakfast for dinner recipe that's healthy too! https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2018/11/20/...
06/19/2019
Breakfast for dinner: Huevos Rancheros

We've found the perfect breakfast for dinner recipe that's healthy too! https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2018/11/20/breakfast-for-dinner-huevos-rancheros/

A standard breakfast or brunch dish, Huevos Rancheros are delicious any time of day. The best part about this recipe is you probably already have most of the ingredients in your kitchen. It's the perfect too-tired-to-cook, breakfast for dinner recipe when you're still looking for something healthy.

Are you up-to-date on your vaccinations? Find out why you need to be! 💉 https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2018/11/26/...
06/14/2019
Did you know that adults need vaccines too? Find out why.

Are you up-to-date on your vaccinations? Find out why you need to be! 💉 https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2018/11/26/did-you-know-that-adults-need-vaccines-too-find-out-why/

The vaccination debate is always floating around in parenting circles but did you know that most adults may need a few important vaccines as well? Vaccines are necessary throughout our lives. Adults should keep their vaccinations up to date because immunity from childhood vaccines may wear off ov

Can you be too healthy? Find out here. https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2019/01/03/are-you-too-healthy-too-much-of-a...
06/12/2019
Are you ‘too healthy?' Too much of a good thing can impact your health

Can you be too healthy? Find out here. https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2019/01/03/are-you-too-healthy-too-much-of-a-good-thing-may-not-be-as-good-as-you-might-think/

We all know the rules: To get healthy, we should eat better, exercise, drink more water and get plenty of sleep. But guess what? Sometimes rules are made to be broken. "Most of us need to be reminded about these health guidelines," said Dr. Jacqueline DuBose, a primary care physician with Augu

Caregivers: Look out for your own health too! Here's why.https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2017/10/16/take-a-breather...
06/07/2019
Take a breather: Caregivers should care—for themselves

Caregivers: Look out for your own health too! Here's why.
https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2017/10/16/take-a-breather-caregivers-should-care-for-themselves/

There are many reasons why adults become family caregivers. Loved ones who are disabled, ill or elderly might require an extra level of care. Whatever the circumstances, it is important for caregivers to build in time to take care of themselves. Wanda Jirau-Rosaly, MD, is a geriatrician with Augu

Are you up-to-date on the screening tests you need for your health? Find out the things you should be checking at your n...
06/05/2019
Health checkup checklist: Stay on top of your health this year

Are you up-to-date on the screening tests you need for your health? Find out the things you should be checking at your next checkup! https://yourhealth.augustahealth.org/2017/01/11/health-checkup-checklist-stay-on-top-of-your-health-in-2017/

Are you up-to-date on the screening tests you need for your health? Health screening tests help you stay healthy and find problems early so you can take action. It’s important to make your health a priority and schedule a routine exam or well visit. Your doctor may recommend screening tests for y

03/30/2019
Augusta University Health

Happy Doctors’ Day to Dr. Palmer! #DoctorsDay

This #DoctorsDay we celebrate Dr. Sharon Palmer! Dr. Palmer is known for being a kind, warm, and soothing presence for many of her patients. As a family medicine physician, Dr. Palmer is so dedicated to her patients she remained on-call while giving birth to her first child. Thank you, Dr. Palmer, for all you do and for your commitment to your patients.

03/30/2019
Augusta University Health

Happy Doctors’ Day to Dr. Palmer! #DoctorsDay

This #DoctorsDay we celebrate Dr. Sharon Palmer! Dr. Palmer is known for being a kind, warm, and soothing presence for many of her patients. As a family medicine physician, Dr. Palmer is so dedicated to her patients she remained on-call while giving birth to her first child. Thank you, Dr. Palmer, for all you do and for your commitment to your patients.

Kombucha is the super drink that everyone is drinking that has ingredients in it that help cancer prevention and weight ...
02/28/2019
Krazy for Kombucha: Probiotic super-brew

Kombucha is the super drink that everyone is drinking that has ingredients in it that help cancer prevention and weight loss.

An ancient brew for modern times

Crying baby? There may be more to than it. Your child may be more colic than others.
02/28/2019
What you need to know about Colic

Crying baby? There may be more to than it. Your child may be more colic than others.

We all expect a baby to cry. But none of us expect our baby to cry for hours at a time—nonstop—for days and days on end. As a new parent, it wears you down, breaks you, until you’re in tears yourself, wondering, “What am I doing wrong?” The answer? Probably nothing. If your baby is otherwi...

Is there a such thing as being "too healthy?" Find out what our doctors think.
02/25/2019
Are you ‘too healthy?' Too much of a good thing can impact your health

Is there a such thing as being "too healthy?" Find out what our doctors think.

We all know the rules: To get healthy, we should eat better, exercise, drink more water and get plenty of sleep. But guess what? Sometimes rules are made to be broken. "Most of us need to be reminded about these health guidelines," said Dr. Jacqueline DuBose, a primary care physician with Augu

Easy ways to get nutritious, heart-healthy veggies onto your plate!
01/28/2019
Veg out! Fill your plate with colorful, heart-healthy veggies

Easy ways to get nutritious, heart-healthy veggies onto your plate!

We all know vegetables are full of vitamins and minerals that are important for a balanced diet and a healthy body, but sometimes it’s still a struggle to eat enough (the average adult should eat between two to three cups of vegetables daily!). Sarah Schmidt, a registered dietitian with Augusta Un...

Check out these common reasons for not visiting a doctor and what you should know about them:
01/07/2019
5 reasons men skip doctor visits (and 5 reasons why they shouldn't)

Check out these common reasons for not visiting a doctor and what you should know about them:

If it’s been a while since your last doctor’s exam, you’re not alone. Many men aren’t going to the doctor regularly for a wide range of reasons. But regular visits can be important to keep you healthy and identify health issues early on. Check out these common reasons for not visiting a doct...

Do you want to lose weight or quit smoking this New Year? Here are some tips to help you keep your resolutions!
12/31/2018
5 New Year's resolutions doomed to failure – but not with these easy hacks

Do you want to lose weight or quit smoking this New Year? Here are some tips to help you keep your resolutions!

You feel it: It’s your year to (finally!) keep those New Year’s resolutions. It’s a hard truth, but if you’re approaching your resolutions the same way you always have, you just might be setting yourself up for failure. According to recent estimates, about 40 to 50 percent of us make New Yea...

How you can stay fit and healthy this holiday season. 💪
12/21/2018
Ward off winter weight gain: 6 strategies to avoid unwanted pounds

How you can stay fit and healthy this holiday season. 💪

If the cold winter weather keeps you inside, you may find yourself dreading the unwanted weight gain that often comes with inactivity and eating more high-calorie foods. Don’t get discouraged — instead use these strategies to keep off those extra pounds. Enjoy more fruits and vegetables. Filling...

No matter what decade of life you’re in, put your health first.
12/10/2018
For the ladies: Your health, decade by decade

No matter what decade of life you’re in, put your health first.

Want to be as healthy in your 90s as you are in your 20s? Well, it has to start right now. “It’s all about prevention, no matter what decade you’re in,” said Dr. Renee Page, a women’s health specialist at Augusta University Health. Your 20s: Thinking about baby Most 20-year-olds aren’t r

Children aren't the only ones who need #vaccines. Are all of your shots up to date?
11/26/2018
Did you know that adults need vaccines too? Find out why.

Children aren't the only ones who need #vaccines. Are all of your shots up to date?

The vaccination debate is always floating around in parenting circles but did you know that most adults may need a few important vaccines as well? Vaccines are necessary throughout our lives. Adults should keep their vaccinations up to date because immunity from childhood vaccines may wear off ov

Want stronger bones? Here's how:
11/05/2018
Got Milk? Get good bone health too

Want stronger bones? Here's how:

Most of us know that it’s wise to plan for retirement early, carefully stashing money into an IRA or other account to have a healthy income to live on once we’re ready to stop working. That’s also a great analogy for our bone health. When we’re young, our bones are calcium-absorbing machines...

True or False? If you got a flu shot last year, you don’t need to get one this year. Find out the answer + more #flu fac...
11/02/2018
7 flu facts: Test your know-how with this true-false quiz

True or False? If you got a flu shot last year, you don’t need to get one this year. Find out the answer + more #flu facts! #fluseason 🤧

What you don't know about the flu can be enough to make you sick — literally! See whether you've got the know-how to fight influenza by taking this true-or-false quiz. True or False? Since flu season runs from November to April, it's useless getting vaccinated after the season begins. Tr

Your cell phone is dirtier than... WHAT? 😮
10/02/2018
Fact: Your cell phone is dirtier than a toilet seat

Your cell phone is dirtier than... WHAT? 😮

Ready to be grossed out? It depends on how clean the toilet is, but in most cases, your cell phone carries 10 times more bacteria than the average toilet seat, according to researchers. But wait. Before you throw away your phone in disgust, know this: There are actually many items we come in c

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09/06/2018

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Monday was a special day for us and our colleagues at Perfect Health. We are so excited to open our doors and serve our ...
08/29/2018

Monday was a special day for us and our colleagues at Perfect Health. We are so excited to open our doors and serve our community by providing the best in clinical care!

Monday was a special day for us and our colleagues at Perfect Health. We are so excited to open our doors and serve our community by providing the best in clinical care!

Feeling ill and unsure where to go? Our variety of care centers and practice sites fit your needs and your schedule.
08/07/2018
Primary care, urgent care or emergency room – where should you go?

Feeling ill and unsure where to go? Our variety of care centers and practice sites fit your needs and your schedule.

Too often we find ourselves trying to decide if we should visit an urgent care facility or an Emergency Department. If acute cold symptoms, stomach pain or back ache do not improve in a day or two, consider seeking medical help. The decision when and where to get help should be done with regard t

It’s not uncommon to go visit a city or other location where you’re in contact with loys of different people and come ho...
08/03/2018
It’s no myth: The summer cold and other common—but so unexpected—summer illnesses

It’s not uncommon to go visit a city or other location where you’re in contact with loys of different people and come home with a cold. 🤧

Yes, most of us work during the summer, but we all feel the same thrill we did as kids: "Hey, summer’s here!" And why not? It’s shorts weather, weekends at the pool or lake, and don’t forget the annual summer vacation—and if we’re lucky, a few more four-day weekends thrown in for good meas...

Your calendar years don't always match how we feel. Feel younger, stronger and healthier by making these 4 lifestyle cha...
08/02/2018
4 keys to locating your "Fountain of Youth"

Your calendar years don't always match how we feel. Feel younger, stronger and healthier by making these 4 lifestyle changes.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the aging of the U.S. population is one of the major public health challenges of the 21st century. But we all hold the keys to the fountain of youth. "There aren't quick fixes or magic pills. Just four simple steps can ensure we feel young

Make an appointment with Dr. Palmer today for all of your primary care needs.
07/30/2018
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Make an appointment with Dr. Palmer today for all of your primary care needs.

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07/30/2018

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30809

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Tuesday 08:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:30
Thursday 08:00 - 16:30
Friday 08:00 - 16:30

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The AU Health Advantage

As the region’s only academic health center, we offer you a remarkable advantage when it comes to your health care. Better care and health outcomes are available in Columbia County. Augusta University Care Center Evans provides primary care in the community where and when patients need us most. By increasing presence in Columbia County and focusing on growing our primary care offerings, Augusta University will meet the demand of a rapidly increasing population.

Augusta University Health Care Center Evan is adjacent to Perfect Health. Schedule an appointment today for all of your primary care needs and meet Dr. Sharon Palmer. Walk-in appointments are welcomed.

We offer access to the latest treatments, caregivers who partner with you at every step and everything dedicated to advancing your options, health and life.

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