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Men's Health Month: Man Up & Know Your Stats

June is Men’s Health Month, and Harbin Clinic encourages men to Man Up and Know their Stats. Various research has shown that many men avoid visiting their physicians, sometimes out of overconfidence that nothing is wrong or denial that something is off. However, men’s health habits and genetics can put them at a greater risk for factors such as heart attacks and strokes.

Walk with a Doc Who’s Walked Off a Lot

Several years ago, Dr. Harris was overweight and realized he needed to take care of his health. Dr. Harris started walking — five miles a day, to be exact — toward a better lifestyle. Join Dr. Harris on Saturday, June 15th for Harbin Clinic’s Walk with a Doc event, where he will share his philosophy on the importance of exercise and diet in one’s life.

Dr. Gregory Harris to lead June 15th Walk with a Doc

Walk with a Doc returns June 15th and will be led by Dr. Gregory Harris of Harbin Clinic Medical Oncology. The health benefits of walking are significant. A study led by American Cancer Society researchers shows that even low levels of walking may help people live longer and can lower the risks of certain forms of cancer, including breast cancer and colon cancer.

Dr. Subba Vanga joins Cardiology Cartersville

Harbin Clinic Cardiology Cartersville welcomes Dr. Vanga to a team of physicians dedicated to improving the heart health of Northwest Georgia and beyond. “As I was going through medical school, I made it my mission to combat the number one killer: heart disease,” Dr. Vanga recalls. “We are achieving that. The cardiovascular mortality rate has been going down in recent years, and I am proud of what our field is accomplishing.”

Dr. Heather Pryor to lead Walk with a Doc on May 18th

The free, monthly community event has drawn hundreds of people who gather at 9 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month to hear information and facts about health and wellness from Harbin Clinic physicians. Then the group stretches their legs during a 2-mile health walk along the Kingfisher Trail in Downtown Rome.

Harbin Clinic to host Star Wars Night at the Braves for Brighter Birthdays

Northwest Georgians are invited to retrieve their lightsabers, jump aboard their starships and join the Jedi Order at Star Wars Night at the Rome Braves Stadium sponsored by Harbin Clinic on May 18th. To encourage the public to attend, Harbin Clinic is offering a coupon for two popcorns and two Home Run Hill tickets for $10. Coupons are available at all Harbin Clinic volunteer desks, Harbin Clinic Dermatology Rome at 550 Redmond Road, and Harbin Clinic locations at 330 Turner McCall Blvd.

Patient Portal Login Upgrade

If you’re a Harbin Clinic patient, you may notice a new change the next time you log in to the patient portal. The portal itself remains unchanged. The only difference is, in order to log in, patients must register their current patient portal login credentials with an athenahealth account. Patients are prompted through this easy process the first time they log in to their portal since the upgrade.